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Techrules Ren is a supercar EV with a turbine range extender

It uses a diesel turbine to recharge its battery, and the interior is made of denim. OK...

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This is the Techrules Ren.

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It's a Chinese supercar EV with one very interesting feature.

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Instead of using a gas engine as a range extender, it uses a diesel turbine. Or two diesel turbines if the buyer prefers -- if there ever is a buyer.

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Techrules claims it'll go more than 700 miles on about 20 gallons of diesel.

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Its electric motors put out more than 1,200 horsepower.

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Instead of a regular roof, there are bubble pod things above each of the three seats.

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The fin out back looks positively racy.

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The inboard suspension setup is shown off through a clear panel.

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Being a fancy car in the 21st century, the side mirrors are now cameras.

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The aerodynamics make for a positively aggressive car.

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If you think the exterior is wild, wait for the interior.

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There we go.

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Yes, the seats are made of denim. Denim!

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