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    Electric GT reveals how it reduced Tesla Model S P100D’s weight by 1,100 lbs with biocomposite

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    Electric GT, the all-electric and all-Tesla racing championship, has promised to deliver a stripped-down racetrack-ready Tesla Model S P100D that can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.0 seconds (0 to 100 km/h in 2.1 seconds). The weight reduction is critical to this accomplishment and they have now revealed how they did it.

    While the bulk of the weight reduction, which they now claim to be 1,100 lbs, came from stripping the interior, the championship partnered with natural fiber composite manufacturer Bcomp to further reduce the weight with biocomposite panels. more…

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