land speed record

 
Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid sets new Land Speed Record

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid sets new Land Speed Record

Who said hybrids can't be fast? Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats are the main staging ground for land-speed record attempts, attracting scores of purpose-built race cars and modified production vehicles every year. This year, one of the cars that drove away with a record was a Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid... read more

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Drayson Racing Lola B12 69/EV

Drayson Racing Sets Four New Electric-Car Land Speed Records

Drayson Racing just can't leave well enough alone. Back in June, the team led by former British science minister Lord Drayson set a land speed record for lightweight electric... read more October 17, 2013 by


 
Drayson Racing B12 69/EV electric Le Mans prototype

Drayson Racing Sets New Lightweight Electric-Car Speed Record: 204 MPH

It's been a good week for electric vehicles in motor sport. At the weekend, Audi's R18 e-tron, a diesel-electric hybrid race car, took victory at the Le Mans 24-hour race... read more June 26, 2013 by 1


 
Electric RaceAbout EV

Electric Car Nürburgring Lap Champions Set New Record On Ice

Unless you live in one of the more northern states -- or spend a lot of time in snow-covered mountains -- the idea of driving on ice might fill you with a sense of foreboding... read more March 23, 2012 by 0


 
John Petsche with his record-setting homebrew 350cc diesel motorcycle running on vegetable oil

Homebrew 6-HP Motorcycle Sets Biodiesel World Speed Record

Combine a whole bunch of parts from motorcycles, go-karts, industrial machinery, and even generators, and what do you get? In John Petsche's case, he not only built a... read more September 21, 2011 by 2


 
2011 Ford F-250 SuperDuty pickup truck Land Speed Record contender, Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah

Diesel Land Speed Record: 171 MPH In A Ford F-250 Pickup!

There are lots of different Land Speed Record categories, and each year one or two of them fall to new challengers. So it's not surprising that new records for production... read more August 22, 2011 by 6


 
Electric Bluebird Land Speed Record Car

U.K. Team to Attempt Electric Car Land Speed Record in 2013

Pendine Sands, a 7-mile long beach on the south coast of Wales went down in history in 1924 when a journalist and motor racer by the name of Malcolm Campbell broke the world... read more June 6, 2011 by 4


 
Bluebird Electric land speed record car, 1998

175mph (And More) In An Electric Car. Range? Don't Ask...

What'll she do, mister? With electric cars, the response would more often than not usually be relating to the range. With Don Wales' Electric Bluebird, the answer might... read more December 21, 2010 by 0


 
Venturi Buckeye Bullet 2.5 Landspeed Record Car

At 307 MPH, Ohio-Built Electric Racer Is Anything But Slow

Land speed records have long been a integral part of motor racing, but for many years electric vehicles have been viewed as slow and cumbersome. With a 0-60 mph time of less... read more August 26, 2010 by 0


 

 
 

 
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