The SP:01 is a two-seater electric sports car, being developed by Detroit Electric, that is bidding to become the world's fastest production electric sports car. Detroit Electric may not be a household name but is actually a pioneer in electric vehicle manufacturing, having been involved in the sector since the early 1990s.
The SP:01 will be capable of accelerating from zero to 97 km/h in an impressive 3.7 seconds only, and will be able to attain a top speed of 249 km/h. A single charge will give the vehicle a healthy 288 km of range.
The car has a tapering body, scooped out rear and an under-body diffuser.
The vehicle will be manufactured in the UK and will go on sale in early 2015.