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Monday, April 4, 2022

GLM-G4, Japan's first electric supercar

~The 1st Jap EV~ In response to the trend of world electric cars with an American brand, Tesla dominates the market. They already have three models: Model S, Model X and Model 3. In the future, this Elon Musk-owned company will also have a Y-model.
GLM-G4, the Japan's first electric supercar at 2016 Paris Auto Show. (Picture from: Kumparan)
There is a Japanese automotive company based in Kyoto named GLM founded in 2010. Reportedly, one of the company founders is Japanese imperial noble and son-in-law of Vice President of the Japanese electronic giants Sony.

And in 2017, Hong Kong tycoon named Li Ka-shing, and two other investors have bought GLM's shares. And in the same year, GLM launched its new car called GLM-G4 and will begin mass production in 2019. Besides that, this car is recorded as the first electric supercar in Japan. At first glance, if you pay attention to the design of the GLM-G4, it is similar to the supercar from the Netherlands, the Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS, especially on the sides and doors.
Front three quarter view of GLM-G4 electric supercar. (Picture from: RiderTua)
As the next generation electric supercar that follows the GLM ZZ models, the GLM-G4 has released a concept model for the first time at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. With a coupe-style car with four doors and seats, adopting the 'Scissor' door-type on the front and rear. Maintaining the roof line of a supercar, four people will certainly enjoy it comfortably.
Top view of GLM-G4 electric supercar. (Picture from: RiderTua)
The power unit is armed with two 'Multi Sarienzi Power Package' motors with high output and efficiency on the front and rear. The maximum power that can be produced is 540 ps and a maximum torque of 1,000 Nm.
Interior view of GLM-G4 electric supercar. (Picture from: RiderTua)
In addition, each motor has a control technology that applies to the back power of the tires, while adjusting the road surface conditions, and maximizing power while running. The accelerator from 0-100 kph in 3.7 seconds with a maximum speed of 250 kph, and the distance is 400 km for a single battery charges.
Rear-left side view of 2017 GLM-G4 with all its 'scissor' door type opened. (Picture from: RiderTua)
The estimated price of GLM-G4 is ¥40 million, equivalent to Rp.4.7 billion. The manufacturer targets sales of 1,000 units and will develop businesses with a target of selling ¥40 billion on this model. There are also plans to sell it in Europe, Hong Kong, the Middle East and China.
For that, the GLM has increased development for mass production by 2019 and currently they have collaborated with partners to develop machines dedicated to the GLM-G4 and the latest electronic control devices. *** [EKA [12082018] | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | GLM ]
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