Exagon Motors Furtive-eGT to appear at Salute to Style event, powered by two electric motors producing 396bhp
Matt Burt
10 July 2014

French manufacturer Exagon Motors will show off its electric sportscar, the Furtive-eGT, at the Salute to Style event in London next week.

The Furtive-eGT will appear as a static exhibit at the event held at the Hurlingham Club in south-west London from 16-19 July.

The four-seat grand tourer is powered by two Siemens-sourced 148kW electric motors which are centrally mounted and mated to a three-speed transmission. 

Together they produce the equivalent of 396bhp at between 5000 and 10,000 rpm and 381lb ft of torque from 0 to 5000rpm.

The manufacturer, which is based at the Magny-Cours race circuit in southern France, claims the car can accelerate from 0-62mph in 3.5sec and go on to an electronically limited top speed of 155mph.

The Furtive-eGT’s bespoke rear-wheel-drive running gear has been developed by Exagon in cooperation with technology company SAFT, which has provided lithium-ion batteries, and Michelin which has contributed axles and tyres. 

Exagon says it has adopted Formula One technology to develop a carbonfibre honeycomb tub which is mated to a cast aluminium rear structure. The entire body only weighs 124kg and is said it offers an exceptional weight-to-stiffness ratio

Exagon Motors is a division of Exagon Engineering, a French racing and preparation company founded by director Luc Marchetti in 2004.

Marchetti said: “We have the same approach as jewel-makers to high-end manufacturing and bespoke craftsmanship. France has a unique focus on virtuosity and creativity when producing works of art.

"Every Furtive-eGT made so far has been created specially for its owner, and leading designers have penned each one according to the individual’s interpretation.”

The Furtive-eGT is the company's first car and was first seen at the Paris motor show in 2010.

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10 July 2014
I would say there's a Peugeot 407 coupe lurking underneat all that bodywork...particularly from the rear view. No bad thing, and it's got a certain GT-something.

10 July 2014
...in the main shot, I wonder if it's gone beyond a pretty good photoshop.

Either that or it's been hit with a 'stance' stick.

Nice looking thing, though.

10 July 2014
When i saw the first picture of the front three-quarter view I thought instantly of the Peugeot RCZ and thought that maybe it had been based on that. This is a good-looking vehicle and the performance sounds as though it will be very good too.


Enjoying a Fabia VRs - affordable performance

10 July 2014
Actually a very good looking car. I see what people mean when referring to Peugeot, but the front to me looks like a much better looked Toyota GT86/Subaru BRZ.

Did I miss the range of it on a full charge?

10 July 2014
... a Matra Simca Baghera

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