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Dubuc Motors is trying to raise $25 million through crowdfunding to build its all-electric Tomahawk [Gallery]


Québec-based startup Dubuc Motors announced that it will try to raise $25 million through crowdfunding in order to build its all-electric 2+2 sports car: the Tomahawk. The company is using Start Engine to test the waters under the SEC’s new crowdfunding rules.

Dubuc has been promoting its Tomahawk for a while now and the group has been making some impressive claims. On its website, the company says it can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3 seconds and travel 300 miles on a single charge.

The startup is trying to join an increasingly crowded space of exotic and luxury electric sports cars with the likes of Rimac, Renovo, Detroit Electric and others.

Time will tell if they can manage to carve themselves a space in the industry, but going the crowdfunding way is certainly… interesting. You can learn more on Dubuc’s Start Engine page and below you’ll find the Tomahawk’s long list of specs.:

  • American look
  • Max speed / 160 mph
  • Panoramic roof
  • 0-60 / 3 seconds
  • Scissor Doors
  • All wheel drive
  • Friendly touch screen control panel
  • Media and inputs
  • Live 360 degree cameras
  • Personalized settings and controls
  • Handsfree voice activated commands
  • Onboard computer
  • Navigation
  • Periodic software updates
  • Wireless connectivity
  • Advanced collision / troubleshooting warnings
  • Universal chassis, cab forward design
  • All aluminum sport double wishbone suspension front and rear
  • Flat undercarriage
  • Adjustable air suspension ride height and comfort
  • Aluminum tube and monocoque structure (industry 1st)
  • Low gravity center / Traction and stability control
  • Bonded chassis technology (1st in North America)
  • High torque
  • Twin motors front and rear
  • All aluminum construction
  • Single speed transmission
  • R-gate driver technology
  • Liquid cooled
  • Four-quadrant operation
  • Simple dual ECM
  • Low electro-magnetic audible noise
  • 3-phase power
  • Low-cogging torque for better NVH
  • Outer rotor topology for maximum torque density

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