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The Student-Designed E-Sphyra Prototype Racing Sportscars

 - Feb 9, 2010   Updated: Jul 18 2011
References: carbodydesign
The E-Sphyra is a prototype sportscar that will integrate new technologies to achieve maximum performance. Designed by a team of students from Belfort-Montbéliard University of Technology in France, the E-Sphyra sportscar has a fiberglass body and weighs 800 kg.

The E-Sphyra will be powered by an electric powertrain that can generate power up to 100KW. It took more than 2,000 hours for the team to construct the E-Sphyra.

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