America’s Tesla Roadster is currently the electric car king when it comes to zero emissions performance cars but British car company Lightning is hard at work preparing a new 700hp (522kW) rival for the Tesla Roadster that it hopes to have in production next year. After that Lightning will reportedly produce three more models, all of which will feature a powertrain derived from the design in the company’s first model, the Lightning GT. Speaking with Autocar, Lightning chairman Ian Sanderson revealed that there will be a number of models: a limo sized luxury saloon, an SUV...
700hp Lightning GT EV on track for 2010 launch
Following its debut at the London Motor Show earlier this year, Britain's answer to the Tesla Roadster, the Lightning GT electric sports car, is expected to move to the next stage of development in 2009. The team behind the Lightning GT has announced that they will be producing two prototypes by...Viknesh Vijayenthiran