Exagon shows production Furtive-eGT electric sports car

Frech startup begins delivering 400-hp \'\'haute couture\'\' sports car.

French startup Exagon Motors has reportedly delivered its first production Furtive-eGT electric sports cars.

First unveiled at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, the car appears to have maintained a final design that is nearly identical to the original concept. The company claims it is the first monocoque carbon four-seat body to arrive on a production vehicle, with the body itself weighing just 124 kg (273 lbs).

The lightweight carbon and aluminum chassis is propelled by two Siemens electric motors, together providing over 400 horsepower and 381 lb-ft of torque. A sprint from zero to 62 mph is said to take just 3.5 seconds, eventually hitting the electronically limited cap at 155 mph.

The motors are fed by a 53 kWh battery pack manufactured by Saft, promising to maintain 80-percent capacity after 3,000 charge cycles. Previous reports pointed to a maximum range around 200 miles.

Exagon suggests its designers have worked with each client to customize the final design to their individual tastes, ranging from track-focused interiors to a plush luxury experience.

The Furtive-eGT fetches approximately 404,000 euros (~$550,000 USD).

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