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Vanda Dendrobium is named after a flower, built to resemble one

Singapore's Vanda Electrics has a wild EV up its sleeve in Geneva. Bet you haven't seen anything like this before.

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The Vanda Dendrobium has a crazy name and, well, actually, everything about it is pretty wild.

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It was developed in part with Williams Advanced Engineering, a division of Williams' Formula 1 team.

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Even the wheel design looks like a flower.

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The name Dendrobium comes from an orchid native to Singapore, which is where the car was conceived.

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When its doors open up, it's supposed to resemble its namesake.

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Naturally, it's an electric car.

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There are allegedly two gearboxes, one at each axle -- a single-gear unit up front, and a multi-gear unit out back.

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There aren't any specifications available regarding its range, though.

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It's expected to hit 60 mph in about 2.7 seconds.

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I'm a sucker for exposed suspension components.

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