Nurburgring lap time

  • Toyota electric race car prototype live photos - Copyright High Gear Media

    Yesterday we brought you news that a team from Toyota Motorsport had successfully smashed the electric car lap record at the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife race track in Germany. Beating the previous record of 9 minutes and 1.3 seconds set by Peugeot's EX1 electric racing car prototype in April, the Toyota PV001 EV set a lap time of 7 minutes and 4.7.79 seconds. Sadly, the Nürburgring was closed to the public and the press for the attempt, but luckily Toyota’s Motorsport division had that base covered by strapping a video camera alongside the driver in the custom-built...

  • Toyota electric race car prototype live photos - Copyright High Gear Media
    Toyota Sets New Electric Car Lap Record At Nürburgring Nordschleife

    Toyota has just announced that it has just set a new electric car lap record on the 12.93 mile Nürburgring Nodschleife race track in Germany, beating the previous record by a full 1 minute and 13 seconds. Built by Toyota and based on a Radical sportscar, the all-electric two-seat race car set...

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    Toyota Prepares To Set New Nürburgring Electric Car Record

    Toyota may not have a single electric car available for sale yet, but that isn’t going to stop it from attempting to set a electric car lap record at the 12.93 mile Nordschleife at the Nürburgring in Germany -- in a car it has built for that very purpose. At 9 minutes and 1.338 seconds...

  • Peugeot EX1 EV concept
    Peugeot EX1 Sets New Electric Record at the 'Ring

    Last fall, the Peugeot EX1 Concept lit imaginations on fire when it debuted at the Paris Motor Show. Is it a three-wheeled bike? A car? Something totally different? I suppose the last option is the closest to correct. It's got four wheels, but the rear track is narrower than the front track. And a...

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    Peugeot Sets Electric Car Lap Time at Nurburgring in EX1 Concept

    How fast can an electric car get around the iconic Nurburgring Nordschleife in Germany? Until recently, the fastest official time for an electric car stood at 9 minutes and 52 seconds. Recorded last year in a BMW Mini E racing car, it was the first time an all-electric car had completed the course...

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