Taiwan's Luxgen Motors unveiled the neora concept at the
2011 Shanghai Auto Show.
The neora (yes that's correct, no capitals) concept is
a proposal for a 100-percent electric powered sedan which
is capable of quite surprising performance.
Motivation for the Luxgen neora comes from a 240-horsepower
electric induction motor supplied by 48 kWh lithium-ion
batteries. The front-wheel-drive neora can hit 62 mph
(100km/h) in just 6.5 seconds, and continue on to a 155
mph (250 km/h) top speed.
Despite the impressive performance, the neora has a range
of 250 miles (400km), and it can achieve a state of 80-percent
charge after just one hour.
The Luxgen neora's interior is enhanced by a PDLC (Polymer
Dispersed Liquid Crystal) glass sunroof which can be darkened
or lightened depending on how much sunlight is entering
The rear-seat passengers are treated to their own infotainment
system and LED screen, while the driver is served up essential
driving information via a head-up display. Another 9-inch
screen in the center of the dash can exchange information
with other nearby vehicles, and also provide navigation
In quite what form, or even if the neora will enter production
remains to be seen. However it shows that even fresh-faced,
two-year-old manufacturers are keen to enter the electric