The Infiniti Prototype 9 Race Car was inspired by a 1940s race car, but don’t let that fool you, this vehicle boasts an electric motor that generates 148 hp. This means the lightweight electric roadster can hit 100 mph and go from 0-62mph in just 5.5-seconds flat. Since there’s no secondary petrol motor, you can expect 20-minutes of run time on a full charge. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“In every other respect, the car is unashamedly inspired by retro aeronautical designs. ‘Prototype 9’ is defined by its smooth, aerodynamic surfaces, long bonnet and short overhangs, an exposed cockpit, and open-wheeled layout. 19-inch centre-locking wire-spoke wheels at each corner are wrapped in period cross-ply competition tires,” reports Design Boom.