Bluebird DC50 EV | New electric supercar
The Bluebird name has its origins in the beginning of 900, or when Sir Malcolm Campbell baptized with this unique name his racing cars and high performance boats. With his racing cars, Campbell was able to obtain numerous land speed records, including the last one made back in September 3 1935 with the Napier Railton Bluebird to the breakneck speed of 484.52 km / h. Today Bluebird Performance Engineering is a company which specializes in the design and manufacture of electric vehicles of all types. From heavy lorries passing through the vehicles dedicated to urban transport of goods and people, up to the supercars of road and track including the special prototype in the form of torpedo, with which we will attempt to determine the speed record for electric cars.
The old Bluebird
Among the innovations that the manufacturer has in the works of Conventry we find the new Bluebird DC50 EV electric supercar anticipated by some teaser that will debut world premiere at the Sustainable Motoexpo of Staverton which will take place over the next 28 to 29 September. Aesthetically, the car will feature compact forms characterized by extremely short overhangs and a large oval shaped windshield called to join in a single element with the roof made of glass. Another peculiarity of the car is it will be equipped with special doors open vertically, operated via a switch cabinet.
Bluebird DC50 EV side
Although there has been no official confirmation, the mechanics of the DC50 EV should use a high tech electric engine which is able to release 360 hp capable of giving the car according to an official statement of the English House, an acceleration similar to that offered by a Porsche. The high performance fast acceleration will be accompanied by a total range that is expected to reach 322 km.
Bluebird GTL Formula E
At the same event to be held next September in Staverton, the British manufacturer will also present the expected single seater Formula E GTL, designed and developed to compete in the Formula E championship, dedicated exclusively to single seaters equipped with electric traction. The technical specifications of this special competition car with zero emissions speak of a top speed of 220 km / h and acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h obtained in less than 3 seconds.