(SHANGHAI) Icona reveals two electric concepts, a three wheeler, the E3WM and a GT, the Fuselage

Icona Shanghai, has been founded in 2010 by Cecomp and Tecnocad Progetti in response to the growing demand  of the Chinese market. Both concepts were revelaed on the Shanghai Motor Show 2011. 

Icona Fuselage

The design director of Icona Shanghai, Samuel Chuffart, managed to create an elegant and efficient electric GT whose watchwords are "passion and aerodynamics."

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This sport looking GT offers two engine variants 100% electric or with a range extender, the electric engines are placed in the wheels. 

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With a drag coefficient of 0.26 and despite a length of 4.73 m, 0 to100kph takes 4.5 seconds with a 200kph top speed for a range of 220km thanks to the 15kWh battery pack. The weight is contained at 1278kg (360kg battery pack included). 

The version equipped with the range extender is a bit slower 0 to 100kph takes 5.2 seconds for a maximum speed of 200kph. However, range jumps to 940km ... 

Icona E3WM

The E3WM (Electric 3 Wheel Mobile) is a safe and comfortable electric three wheeler. With its tilting system and electric propulsion, it carries two passengers without helmet (crash proof structure). Behind a steering wheel the driver can reach inclination up to 45 degrees.

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The E3WM with its 2.5 m long, 1.23 wide and 1.76 high (2.32 x 1.46 x 1.19m for the Renault Twizy) weighs only 400kg. 

The 55kW (75hp) electric motor is more than enough to propel this three-wheeled electric scooter from 0 to 100kph in 5 seconds while the 9kWh battery pack allows a 150km range. 

Via Icona 
Par Technologic Vehicles
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