The overwhelming majority of people will never drive this car. But to Renovo, that’s just fine.
The word “supercar” came up several times during my conversations with Renovo CEO Chris Heiser and CTO Jason Stinson, which doesn’t normally appear in the same sentence as “electric vehicle.” The Renovo Coupe changes that, running an unapologetic half-million dollars in exchange for a Shelby Daytona-bodied monster with 1,000 ft-lbs. of torque. 0-60 comes in a promised 3.4 seconds. And there’s not a single cubic inch of gasoline power to be found.
The Coupe is as beautiful in person as it looks in the pictures that have cropped up since it debuted at Pebble Beach last August. The prototype model, on display at Nvidia’s CES booth this year,…