JJAD P1E preview

tags: , | in: Concept Cars 24 January 2009
JJAD P1E preview

British company JJAD has revealed the first image and information on the P1E, a lightweight electric sportscar based on the Project 001 that could reach a limited series production in 2012.

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The P1E is based on the same platform of the Project 001, first revealed on February 2008 by JJAD, a company founded by former McLaren Cars employee Jim Dowle.

The car will combine a design inspired by the Lancia Stratos with an electric powertrain with two electric motors – one for each axle – and lithium-ion batteries, for a total power output of 390 hp and 590lb-ft of torque.

Thanks to the extensive use of lightweight materials (composite body panels on a hybrid aluminum-carbon fiber structure) the total mass is expected to be about 1,050 kg.

The JJAD Project 001 (2008)

Estimated performance figures are a range of 200 miles, a 0-60 mph sprint in 2.9 seconds and a top speed of 130 mph.

Currently in the prototype development stage, the car could be produced in a limited series of about 500 units by 2012.

About JJAD

JJAD is an automotive design & prototyping company based in Chobham, Surrey – UK. It is specialized in designing and prodcing vehicles for road or track use.

The in-house development process includes 3D modelling, packaging, stress analysis and drawings until the final assembly.

For more information visit jjad.co.uk.

(Source: JJAD via Motor Authority)

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