The two-seat concept has a 3-cylinder gasoline engine that functions as a generator, alithium-ion battery pack and two electric motors, each rated at 150 kilowatts, or roughly 201 horsepower. Complementing the combined 402 horsepower is a Promethean 738 pounds-feet of torque. Infiniti says the car accelerates from a stop to 60 miles per hour in four seconds, on to its top speed of roughly 130 m.p.h., which is reached in about 30 seconds. The 47-horsepower gas engine is intended to extend the range of its electric-only capabilities, to a total of around 300 miles, the company said.
Though the Emerg-E was built in Europe, another Infiniti first, it was designed in Southern California at Infiniti’s advanced design studios, by Randy Rodriguez.