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Delta E-4 Coupe Electric Car Hits 150 Mph 16
Posted by Alex Ion in Automotive News, Coupe, Delta, E-4 on 05 16th, 2011

Making its track debut momentous, the all-electric Delta E-4 Coupe hit 150 mph (240 km/h) at the Silverstone Circuit.  Designed by Delta Motorsport, the Delta E-4 Coupe is a lightweight electric sport model that features a carbon composite chassis that weighs just 85 kg (187 lbs).

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Powered by several direct-drive electric motors with 120 hp (90 kW) and weighing just 23 kg (51 lbs) each, it produces more than  600 Nm (442 lb-ft) of torque. The lightweight construction enables the Delta E-4 Coupe a range of up to 200 miles (322 km). Besides, it can hit up to 60 mph (96 km/h) within 5 seconds.

In case you didn’t know,  Simon Dowson and Nick Carpenter founded Delta Motorsport in 2005 and based it right near the very same Silverstone Circuit.