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3000-HP Venturi Electric Car At Bonneville: Land Speed Record In One Class, Prior Title Still Stands (UPDATED)

3000-HP Venturi Electric Car At Bonneville: Land Speed Record In One Class, Prior Title Still Stands (UPDATED)

With its new "Ludicrous" mode, the Tesla Model S P85D can do 0 to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds. But it's not the fastest electric car around, not by a long shot. In 2010, the Venturi Buckeye Bullet 2.5 (VBB-2.5) streamliner set a land-speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, reaching more than... read more

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Toyota FCV rally car

Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan 'Featured' At Rally Course In Japan

The Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan doesn't go on sale until next year, but it's already made its motorsport debut. Sort of. DON'T MISS: Will The Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan Target The... read more November 4, 2014 by 


 
EV West's electric BMW M3

Will Electric Powertrains Make Racing Easier & Cheaper For New Competitors?

Depending on who you speak to, electric power is either the death-knell for motor sport or the best thing since sliced bread Racing cars, some people will tell you, need to... read more June 25, 2014 by 


 
Isle of Man TT Zero record-breaking lap

This Electric Motorcycle Lap At TT Zero 2014 Is Insane: Video

TT Zero is a relatively new addition to the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy road race meeting that takes place each June. Despite its novelty, it's also raising more than a few... read more June 6, 2014 by 


 
Renault Zoe on the ZENN rally

Monte Carlo Rally Goes Electric, Renault Zoe Takes Victory

Whether on legs, horses or motor vehicles, mankind has always had an insatiable desire to go quicker than its neighbor. That desire hasn't stopped with the advent of electric... read more March 26, 2014 by 


 
Buckeye Current's 2013 TT Zero entry (Image: Buckeye Current on Facebook)

Ohio State University Team Readies Electric Motorcycle For TT Zero

Electric vehicle technology is finding its way into various motorsport disciplines, but few are more exciting than the world of electric motorcycling. Not only did an... read more March 21, 2014 by 


 
2013 Honda Fit EV drive event, Pasadena, CA, June 2012

Electric Honda Fit EV Goes Ice-Racing Against Old Two-Stroke Saab

Given the recent cold snap, spending a day deliberately driving around on ice might not seem that appealing. Others, such as those from the Adirondack Motor Enthusiast Club... read more February 6, 2014 by 


 
Renault SRT_01E Formula E car hits Las Vegas

How Does Formula E Electric-Car Racing Work? What You Need To Know

This September, a new motorsport series launches in Beijing, China. That series is Formula E, an open-wheeled single-seater motorsport running on battery power alone. It's... read more February 1, 2014 by 


 
Nissan’s three-cylinder engine for its ZEOD RC electrified Le Mans car

Nissan Reveals Tiny Engine For Electric ZEOD Le Mans Racer

Downsizing isn't just a concept reserved for road-going vehicles--the world of motor racing is adopting the theory too. Smaller engines, turbocharging and hybrid technology... read more January 28, 2014 by 


 
Nissan ZEOD RC

Nissan ZEOD RC Electric Race Car Dresses For The Track (Video)

Last week, Nissan announced it had chosen a development driver for its ZEOD RC electric race car project, Spanish gamer-turned-racer, Lucas Ordóñez. This week... read more August 30, 2013 by 


 
Nissan ZEOD RC electric race car live photos, 24 Hours of Le Mans, 2013

Electric Race Cars, From The Dragstrip To Pikes Peak (Photo Gallery)

Electric cars are certainly becoming a more familiar sight on the roads these days, but in the ultra-competitive world of professional motor sport they're also beginning to... read more July 19, 2013 by  1


 
Formula E electric race car

Formula E Electric Racing Schedule Confirmed For 2014

The last venue for 2014's Formula E electric racing series has finally be confirmed, taking place in the German capital, Berlin. It's the tenth and final location set to host... read more July 15, 2013 by  0


 
AMZ Racing Team's Formula Student electric racing car (Image: AMZ Racing Team)

Electric Race Car Victorious In Student Motorsport Event

Want to know where the next generation of race car engineers are going to come from? Chances are they'll have taken part in one of the many Formula Student at some point... read more July 13, 2013 by  4


 
Bluebird DC50 electric sports car

Famous Bluebird Name To Grace New Electric Sports Car

Few names evoke speed more than Bluebird, a moniker associated with a long string of vehicles faster than any other on the planet. It seems right then that the family with... read more July 9, 2013 by  0


 
Mitsubishi MiEV Evolution II at the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Pikes Peak Electric Car Contenders: How They Finished

News at the famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb was dominated by nine-times World Rally Champion Sébastien Loeb's domination in the Peugeot 208 T16, setting a... read more July 2, 2013 by  3


 
Audi R18 e-tron quattro, 24 Hours of Le Mans, 2013

Audi e-Tron Quattro Diesel Hybrid Race Car Wins Le Mans 24 Hours Race

Audi has continued its dominant run at the world's most famous endurance race, winning the Le Mans 24 Hours on Sunday. The team's twelfth Le Mans victory is also the second... read more June 25, 2013 by  0


 

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