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World Land Speed Record with Electric Car - 328.5 km/h

Posted by Victor Ivanov on 05 July 2013

Autocar has published a video showing converted Le Mans race car doing over 200 mph (320 km/h).

The spectacular in this video is that the race car is powered by pure electricity, which means that it set a new world land speed record for a sub-1000kg electric car.

The average speed is 328.5 km/h (204.185 mph). The record is set by Lord Paul Drayson, who obviously had a lot of trouble keeping the car on the track.

Such speeds are extremely dangerous even in prepared super sports cars like Bugatti Veyron, which is almost 2 tons. Imagine doing more than 330 km/h in a less than thousand kg car.

It is clear that in the near future we will drive only on electricity, so such experiments are vital.