Electric sports cars are propping up at an increasingly fast rate these days. So much so, that it seems like we’re introducing a new automaker and their model at least once per month. This time around, our source of fascination is Quimera, a "cluster of multinational companies that have been assembled to manage sustainable projects in metropolitan and urban areas." One part of their entire vision of providing sustainable living in the future is the development of an electric sports car, the All-Electric GT.

With a profile that looks similar to the Zenvo ST1, the AEGT does provide an outstanding design language with a powertrain that’s likewise impressive considering that development of the model lasted this long without much fanfare. The AEGT is being touted as the first competition vehicle of its class to "run on 100% electric batteries and engines, with performance similar or superior to conventional internal combustion competition vehicles."

Together with the help of Altran, Quimera developed and built every nook and cranny of the AEGT, including the chassis, the carbon fiber monocoque chassis, and of course, the powertrain. Speaking of the powertrain, the AEGT runs on three 231-bhp UQM electric motors with high-powered lithium polymer EIG battery packs. The resulting output can hit as much as 700 horsepower and well over 740 lb/ft of torque. Just in case you haven’t wrapped your head around those numbers, that’s insanely fast for an electric car.

But it gets even better.

The AEGT’s output translates to a 0-62 mph time of just three seconds with a top speed of 187 mph.

Sure, the car’s still in the testing and development stage, but if the AEGT is as good as advertised, then Quimera just might have a knockout of an electric car in its hands.

  • 2011 Quimera All-Electric GT
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  • Engine:
    three 231-bhp UQM electric motors with high-powered lithium polymer EIG battery packs
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    700 horsepower
  • Torque @ RPM:
    740 lb/ft of torque
  • Top Speed:
    187 mph
  • 0-100 time:
    3 sec.
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  (365) posted on 09.19.2011

Wow! Very impressive car. This car is electric car but the horse power is 700 and the top speed is 187 mph. The engine of the car is three 231bhp UQM electric motors with high-powered lithium polymer EIG battery packs.

  (530) posted on 09.6.2011

I was so impressed on how they have boost the performance of the car. Hell, that’s quite an amazing electric vehicle. Its a good thing as well that company like this continue to improve the performance of this kind of vehicle.

  (484) posted on 09.6.2011

Wow!that’s quite an impressive electric car! I really don’t know that even this car can produce an amazing horse power output. 700 hp and 740 lb/ft of torque is quite an incredible deal!

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