The production of supercars has centered around one thing: speed. Creating sleek designs and lighter cars allows for an overall faster vehicle. In search of creating the fastest possible car companies are switching to hybrid setups. Having an electric motor allows for a faster accelerating car because 100% of the torque can be accessed at 0 mph, an impossibility for a standard engine. These new hybrids use electric motors to accelerate the use their standard engines once at higher speeds. 0-60 in 2.4 seconds
Since the new breed of supercars come with a hefty price tag, it only makes sense that their consumers are a new class of rich and famous. With the creation of internet millionaires, the sports car industry gained a large consumer base. These cars not only perform but they also have become a statement of ones affluence.
The future for sports cars is a bright one. With a current shift to electric/hybrid motors, sports cars can look forward to both better speed and low to no emissions. Above is the Porsche Mission E concept, a fully electric creation giving a glimpse to the future of the industry.