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.