Infiniti Prototype 9 is a wonderfully beautiful EV grand prix car – Autoblog

An absolutely stunning piece of automotive engineering that shows the future Electric Vehicle world will not want for elegant design.

If only they could find a way to reproduce the sound of a straight inline 6 for the Prototype 9…

Underneath that achingly long hood rests a prototype electric motor and battery from Nissan’s Advanced Powertrain Department. The combo sends 148 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque straight to the rear wheels. That’s good enough to send the svelte 1,962 lb car to 62 mph in just 5.5 seconds. Top speed is right at 106 mph. While speed may die off towards the top end, all that torque and a 43/57 front to rear weight distribution should make the Prototype 9 a riot on a small, tight circuit. There’s only en

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