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Old 1st September 2017, 08:18 PM
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Default Alcraft GT: British-developed electric shooting brake revealed

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/n...brake-revealed


https://www.topgear.com/car-news/ele...shooting-brake

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The GT is a two-door shooting brake with lightweight, carbonfibre construction, a four-seat layout and 500 litres of boot space.

Alcraft quotes 600bhp and 840lb ft for the GT. This closely matches the Tesla Model S P100D’s 603bhp, but eclipses its 713lb ft of torque. Alcraft is keen to remain battery only rather than fit a range extender, given the benefits in performance and driving experience. A range of 300 miles is also quoted, although this could grow with the addition of a range extender engine, which the company is considering.

Three-motor four-wheel drive is planned, which Alcraft says provides a 0-62mph time of around 3.5sec.









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Interesting - especially as they see their USP being that it's a "shooting brake" - a.k.a. an estate car. There's a groundswell of demand building from Tesla owners for Tesla to make an estate version of the Model S/Model 3, though it'd be a bit more mainstream looking than this, if they did...
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"shooting brake" nomenclature seems to be popular at the moment, spotted this the other day too..

https://www.topgear.com/car-news/fra...-brake-concept
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It looks like it's melting rather than looking fast!
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It looks like it's melting rather than looking fast!
Maybe the designers misunderstood when they were asked to make it look "hot"
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