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Leccy Tech German car firm e-Wolf has unveiled plans for a leccy “extreme sports car”.

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E-Wolf's e-2 will be powered by four leccy motors

Due to run as a prototype in 2011 and enter limited production soon after, the e-2 will be powered by four electric motors producing a combined power output of over 400kW (536hp).

The e-2’s combined torque output will be in the region of 1,000Nm (738 lb/ft), e-Wolf said.

Since the e-car’s entire weight is less than 900kg (1980lbs), we’d expect its acceleration to be brisk. Indeed, e-Wolf claimed that the car will go from 0-62mph in under five seconds and then power on to a top limited speed of 155mph.

Inside the e-2 is an 84-cell, 84kg (185lb) lithium-ion battery pack, about which few details are yet known. But e-Wolf’s promised that a full charge of the car’s battery will be good for around 300km (187 miles).

The e-2 certainly looks the business with its sharp lines and Lamborghini styling. But e-Wolf’s also planning to make the e-car sound the business with an “acoustic safety module” that will apparently pump out sounds commensurate with the car's looks.

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Limited production will start in 2011

Based on the car looks, we’d guess that the acoustic safety model will make the car sound like a Formula 1 racer or F22 Raptor. Though we’re sure buyers could tinker with the car’s digital audio tech to make it sound like an ice-cream truck or Fiat Panda, you know, just for fun.

E-Wolf’s yet to release a price for the e-2, but it’s probably safe to assume that the asking price will be somewhere north of very expensive. ®

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