ALCRAFT MOTORS ELECTRIC CAR
Alcraft Motors is an EV start-up based in Silverstone, Britain and founded by entrepreneur David Alcraft who has twice been awarded the Queen’s Award for Industry. Alcraft Motors includes expertise from Morgan Motors such as its MD, Charles Morgan and Head of Design, Matt Humphries, who created the HFCEV, the Life Car and recreated the Morgan 3-Wheeler. Alcraft Motors electric car strategy includes bringing its Alcraft GT Concept EV from concept to prototype through an IndieGoGo crowdfunding campaign.
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Week 36 2017 - UK EV Start-up unveils concept EV
UK based EV start-up, Alcraft Motor Company unveiled its GT Concept this week. The Alcraf GT has a range of 480 km (300 miles). The design allows for a 2×2 configuration, and the is propelled by a three-motor, four-wheel-drive powertrain. The Alcraft GT is said to accelerate from 0 – 100km/h in 3.5 secs achieving a torque of 840 lb-ft and 600hp. The batteries are in a T-shaped pack between and behind the driver and passenger seats.
Alcraft Motor Company is tapping equity funding and a rewards-based crowdfunding campaign to fund the development of the Alcraft GT by 2019. The crowdfunding bands start at £10 and go up to £25,000. Rewards include VIP days at Silverstone with rides in a development mule for the GT, featuring a similar battery, motor and torque vectoring technologies to those which will be in the GT, and exclusive electric bikes by Cyclotricity and wristwatches by Matthew Humphries Design.
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