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The Fisker Karma hybrid has teased onlookers since its debut at the Detroit Auto show in 2008. It sports an all-electric range of 50 miles and is expected to go on sale sometime this year.
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The MOTION, which boasts a 800-hp engine, is about to show that hybrids can be a real beast when it goes into production later in 2011. A supercar by any definition, it can 0 to 60 mph under 2.5 seconds and has a top speed over 200 mph.
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Artega motors is planning to jump into the all-electric fray in 2012 with the Artega Sports Electric vehicle. The current prototype is packing a 375-hp engine and a top speed of over 155 mph.
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The BMW i8, part of the company’s new “i” series, isn’t even due to hit the road until 2013 and it already has some star power. The 328-horsepower hybrid will make an appearance in the upcoming film Mission Impossible: The Ghost Protocol.
The Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell was developed for some time before the company announced it will start production of the all-electric vehicle in 2013. It will bring to the table a 528-hp engine and 649lb-ft of torque.
Porsche’s foray into the hybrid plug-in market was nothing short of stunning with the debut of the 500-hp 918 Spyder. The company has started taking orders, which it expects to fulfil sometime next year.
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Tesla’s Roadster was the first all-electric vehicle to go into mass production for the U.S. market. With a 0 to 60 mph time of 3.7 seconds and a range of 248 miles on a single charge, the vehicle demonstrated that electric cars can be practical, fun and emissions-free.
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