(image credit: Akihabara News) GLM TommyKaira ZZ-EV | ¥tbc | www.greenlordmotors.co.jp
when it comes to car tuning, TommyKaira is practically a legend in Japan. everyone who’s into Japanese Domestic Market cars or played the popular Gran Turismo game on PS3 would have know TommyKaira. partnering with Green Lord Motors, TommyKaira introduced their first ever EV prototype, the ZZ-EV Sport car. power for the ZZ-EV comes from a DC150V electric motor coupled with lithium-polymer batteries, giving it a 100-km range and a top speed of 150 km/h.
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for the uninitiated, the ZZ was one of the original car from the Kyoto-based, TommyKaira, first introduced in 1996. the gas-guzzling counterpart has a 2-liter, 4-cylinder inline petrol engine rated at 185-hp sourced from Nissan and is capable of a top speed of 140 mph (225 km/h). the original ZZ was built around a welded aluminum space frame wrapped in fiber glass body, giving it a incredibly light weight of 750-kg (1,653-lbs).
via Akihabara News