Lightning GT enters its last prototype phase

Posted on Sunday, 7 November 2010 , 20:11:38 byEmil

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Lightning GT enters its last prototype phase

The electric Lightning GT was announced for its launching on the market in 2010, but the year is almost finished and it seems that the fledgling automaker runs behind schedule. They have recently informed that the battery-powered GT was about to enter its last prototype phase and were optimistic to have the vehicle production ready by the spring of 2012.
Anyway, it is important to remember the fact that significant changes have occurred since its unveiling in 2007, mostly the wheel motors which were ditched in favor of a rear-drive setup produced by an unnamed German manufacturer. Also, the changes made to the drivetrain and electric motors have modified the performance numbers. Tipped to run from 0-60 miles per hour in just five seconds, the electric GT range is expected to exceed 100 miles and features a price of 180,000, which is a bit soaring, we think. They are likely to struggle in order to reach the buyers.