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Artega Unveils “Scalo” Electric Sports Car

Amongst the many other cars revealed at the recent IAA motor show in Frankfurt, Germany, was the Artega “Scalo” electric sports car.

The innards of the new EV model are made up mostly of two Voltabox electric motors, together generating around 402 horsepower and 575 pound-feet of torque — though a short burst of extra power is available, allowing an increase up to 516 horsepower. Reportedly, the Scalo will a drive from 0 to 60 mph (0 to 96.5 km/h) in just 3.6 seconds.


The model will play home to a 37 kilowatt-hour (kWh) lithium-ion battery pack, allowing for a reported range of up to 402 kilometers. As one can see, the model certainly has a notable look to it. No doubt, eyes will be turned.

(Tip of the hat to “Buckeye2320” on the Tesla Motors Club forum.)

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James Ayre's background is predominantly in geopolitics and history, but he has an obsessive interest in pretty much everything. After an early life spent in the Imperial Free City of Dortmund, James followed the river Ruhr to Cofbuokheim, where he attended the University of Astnide. And where he also briefly considered entering the coal mining business. He currently writes for a living, on a broad variety of subjects, ranging from science, to politics, to military history, to renewable energy. You can follow his work on Google+.


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