Diesel-Electric Supercar Has 80 Mile Battery Range, Gets 44 MPG After That

November 30, 2009 by  
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Capstone Turbine Corporation —a company normally known for making microturbines that provide back-up power for industrial and commercial operations—has built a prototype extended-range, diesel-electric supercar that has a 0-60 mph time of 3.9 seconds, a top speed of 150 mph and can go 80 miles on battery power alone before a diesel-powered microturbine kicks on and charges the battery on the fly for an additional 420 miles on one tank of fuel. Read more of this story »

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Diesel-Electric Supercar Has 80 Mile Battery Range, Gets 44 MPG After That

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