There's a new startup aiming to challenge Tesla's dominance in the burgeoning EV market. The company is Seres, formerly known as SF Motors, and it's planning to unveil its first model at next week's Auto Shanghai 2019. Called the SF5, the model is a small SUV boasting as much as 684 horsepower and 767 pound-feet of torque, or enough to rocket it from 0-62 mph in under 3.5 seconds and top out at 155 mph. The SF5 is based on a modular platform in the familiar skateboard design, where a battery is placed flat in the floor and an electric motor or two resides at each axle. Seres' biggest battery...
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