Peugeot EX1 Now Holds The Electric Car Lap Record At Nurburgring

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Peugeot EX1, the all-electric concept car now holds the electric car lap record at Germany’s Nürburgring circuit. The car was unveiled at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, and has already broken half a dozen speed records up till now. The Tesla Roadster speeds from 0-60mph in under four seconds.

Update:  Toyota EV P001 has smashed the electric car lap record at Nurburgring.

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Despite wet weather, Ex1 broke the existing record with a time of 9 minutes and 1.338 seconds, beating the previous record set by modified MINI E electric car, by almost 50 seconds. The 340 horsepower EX1 averaged an impressive 85.9 miles per hour during the lap.

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[via Autoblog]

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19 Responses to " Peugeot EX1 Now Holds The Electric Car Lap Record At Nurburgring "

  1. ETK says:

    Wow, that car is ugly.

  2. HDThoreau says:

    Would be nice if they actually mass produced a domesticated version of this. But knowing Peugot, they'll sell a plastic box with a go cart engine and screw it up.

  3. @hhawk says:

    It would be nice if the article mentioned what the gas record is for a wet track.. re: how far off the mark is electric..

  4. Shon says:

    So the new batmobile is going to be a peugeot then eh?

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  6. West says:

    To the Batmobile Robin!

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  8. aaron says:

    i could do that quicker in a van

  9. JBee says:

    That's slightly faster than a production model Ford Focus RS – see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/N%C3%BCrburgring_lap… for the full list of production cars and lap times – there's a LOT quicker than 9mins :)

  10. vinny says:

    top gear did the track in less than 10 minutes with a cargo van.

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  13. doofus says:

    9 min is nothing to brag about. Time to go back to the drawing board fellas!

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