Sigma Motorworks, Inc an US-based development stage company announced the final construction stage of its electric sports car prototype, the Sigma GTE.
The GTE brings up innovative features in its electric drive system. The car is powered by two Advance Motors DC motors connected directly (no gearbox) to the front and rear Ford differentials and providing peak 100 hp each, running at 144 volts.
The prototype was built around a Ford Mustang cockpit for enhanced safety and improved interior quality, providing comfortable seating for 4 people. The body was designed by Sigma and is made of reinforced fiberglass.
“This project is a test bed for a commercial high performance sports model we will bring to the market by early 2010, when we expect to sell 500 cars”, said Matias Gorfinkiel,...