Category: Lightning GT

Update on the Lightning GT

The Lighting GT was Great Britain’s answer to the Tesla Roadster in early development, and now the Model S in 2013. However with the current exchange rate the GT is going to set wealthy patrons back about a quarter of a million dollars or 150,000 British pounds. The electric supercar is hand built in Coventry,

Inside the Lightning GT and NanoSafe

Even though this British electric supercar will be well out of the price ranges of most of us ($300,000); the Lightning GT utilizes such a unique drivetrain and battery that I think it will be an important project for the future of the electric car industry. Drivetrain The Lightning GT has four electric motors at

Lightning GT promises 10-minute recharge

-Provided you have an industrial strength outlet. But the Lightning GT was unveiled at the London Motor Show this summer, and boy does it look mean. With four at-the-wheels electric motors, the vehicle puts out 640 bhp, propelling it from 0-60 in 4 seconds with a top speed of 130 mph. The 30 Nanosafe batteries

Lightning GT to be Unveiled in UK

The Lightning GT will be displayed at the British Motor Show on July 23. Some say the Lightning GT is simply the British version of the Tesla Roadster, however besides costing over twice as much, the GT has a few other key differences. 1) According to Chris Dell, the managing director of Lightning, the car

On the Lightning GT

Here’s a sleek new electric sports car that you might not have heard about yet: This British electric supercar will go 0-60 in 4.0 seconds and has over 700 brake horsepower according to the company’s site.  It sounds like they will come out with a “standard” version as well that has a 0-60 of 5