E-Legend EL1: Audi Quattro-inspired super-EV with 805bhp

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German agency E-Legend has proven its ultra-exclusive 805bhp efficiency EV that pays tribute to the Audi Quattro S1 rally automotive, forward of manufacturing getting underway subsequent yr.

Named the EL1, the carbon-tubbed coupé is powered by three electrical motors – one with 201bhp on the entrance and a pair with 302bhp every on the rear – and attracts its reserves from a 90kWh battery pack, all of undisclosed origin. The battery will be charged at speeds of as much as 300kWh, and is organized in a T-shape to provide a low seating place and centre of gravity. 

E-Legend, which has proven the primary accomplished prototype on the Munich motor present, says the rally-inspired EV has a 248-mile vary, can do 0-62mph in simply 2.8sec and can be capable to full the Nürburgring Nordschleife twice when pushed in its power-hungry Sport Plus mode.

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The 1680kg automotive is outfitted with 19in entrance wheels and 20in rear wheels, entrance and rear LED daytime operating lights, a bespoke spoiler and three-way adjustable suspension. The inside is but to be finalised, however we do know that it’ll function multimedia connectivity, air-con and a rear-view digicam. 

“The aim of E-Legend is to switch analog primal instincts of emotional driving into the trendy world,” the corporate mentioned. It said that the EL1 is “based mostly on a super-light and confirmed carbon monocoque”, once more from an unnamed provider. 

“In its first stage of growth, this vehicle is powered by electrical motors attaining 600kW [805bhp] and wears an especially enchanting gown within the model of one of many unforgettable technical wonders of the legendary rally period,” E-Legend mentioned. 

Simply 30 examples of the EL1 will likely be bought, priced at round £762,000 (€890,000) earlier than taxes. VAT will push the value as much as round £914,400 for UK prospects.

E-Legend additionally mentioned that two additional rally-inspired fashions will observe sooner or later, each with the identical manufacturing run of 30. 


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