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“Automobili Estrema claims that this pack not only has a 100 kWh capacity, but will also (ONE Doubles Tesla Model S Range to Over 700 Miles With Gemini Battery) have an energy density of around 227 Wh/lbs thanks to weighing only 661.39 pounds. The whole car—with the battery pack installed—will also only weigh around 3,300 pounds, meaning the battery is only about 20 percent of the Fulminea's total weight. The rest? Each wheel will be driven by a single motor, much like the Rivian R1T is, the quad-motor setup results in 2,040 hp, so Automobili Est claims the all-electric hypercar will hit 200 mph in less than 10 seconds. [325mile range]”

3300lbs is amazing for a battery/car. If this is true it’s kind of earth shaking.
 

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“Automobili Estrema claims that this pack not only has a 100 kWh capacity, but will also (ONE Doubles Tesla Model S Range to Over 700 Miles With Gemini Battery) have an energy density of around 227 Wh/lbs thanks to weighing only 661.39 pounds. The whole car—with the battery pack installed—will also only weigh around 3,300 pounds, meaning the battery is only about 20 percent of the Fulminea's total weight. The rest? Each wheel will be driven by a single motor, much like the Rivian R1T is, the quad-motor setup results in 2,040 hp, so Automobili Est claims the all-electric hypercar will hit 200 mph in less than 10 seconds. [325mile range]”

3300lbs is amazing for a battery/car. If this is true it’s kind of earth shaking.
Yes not sure about the weight figure but a partial explanation they gave is “a mix of batteries and ultracapacitors to make a "hybrid" battery pack.”
 

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What is earth shaking is the ONE Gemini battery! Take a min to read that article ONE Doubles Tesla Model S Range to Over 700 Miles With Gemini Battery Besides the doubling of output/range, the materials they are using are less expensive (NO Cobalt!) & that they can use recycled Li is a game changer....
That you have a car with range greater than the average mclaren, and weighs what the average mclaren weighs, and oh yea, has 2000+HP. That's a new thing if it actually exists: an electric car that's as light as some of the lightest super cars on the market.

I have my doubts that this is legit, but if it is, I havent heard of anything comparable. If you know of something, please share. The Tesla is way over 4000lbs.
 

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"However, the model is back in the spotlight as the brand has provided an update and revealed the first production model will be unveiled this June. Shortly thereafter in September, Automobili Estrema will travel to the Nürburgring and attempt to set a new lap record for electric sports cars on the Nordschleife.

INTERESTINGLY and somewhat UNREASSURINGLY, Automobili Estrema has launched a KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN to “support the costs involved with such an attempt.” The campaign is seeking to raise $104,197 (£86,154 / €97,863) and it has already garnered $12,040 (£9,955 / €11,308) from 39 backers as of this writing."

Really?
 
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