Gordon Murray is known as something of an automotive oracle. The man drastically improved Formula 1 cars through the 1980s and was responsible for the creation of the ground-breaking McLaren F1 supercar. More recently, Murray has turned his had to developing environmentally friendly vehicles.
Back in June, Murray revealed his first all-electric city car, the T.27 (read news), and claimed that three different manufacturers were interested in producing it.
But while Murray has been working on city cars, his true passion remains sports cars. An electric-powered sports car gives Murray the chance to combine his two passions on one project.
That’s where carbon fibre specialist Toray Industries Inc. comes in, the company has commissioned Gordon Murray Design to build an all-new all-electric roadster. The result is the open-top, two-seater Teewave AR.1, or the T.32. Read the rest of this entry »