This bizarre electric racecar could run in next year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans
This is the Green4U Panoz Racing GT-EV, and while it might look like a giant BattleBot, it’s actually a new all-electric racecar that could run in the 24 Hours of Le Mans — next year, that is.
The GT-EV was created by Don Panoz, a guy with a predilection for racing weird cars. He developed a hybrid endurance racecar in the late 1990s before hybrid racecars were a thing, and he was one of the instrumental figures in bringing the arrow-shaped DeltaWing — which has a long, strange history of its own — to Le Mans in 2012.
The car debuted today in France in the run-up to this weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, and it’s certainly a head-turner — especially in that bright green. It looks much better on…