Peugeot EX1 Now Holds The Electric Car Lap Record At Nurburgring

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Peugeot EX1 Now Holds The Electric Car Lap Record At Nurburgring

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.

peugeot ex1 electric car concept

Peugeot's all-electric EX1

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.

Peugeot EX1 electric concept car

Peugeot EX1 electric concept car

Peugeot EX1 electric concept car

Peugeot EX1 electric concept car

Peugeot EX1 electric concept car

Peugeot EX1 electric concept car

Peugeot EX1 electric concept car

Peugeot EX1 electric concept car

Peugeot EX1 electric concept car

Peugeot EX1 electric concept car

Peugeot EX1 electric concept car

Peugeot EX1 electric concept car

Peugeot EX1 electric concept car

[via Autoblog]

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19 Comments on “Peugeot EX1 Now Holds The Electric Car Lap Record At Nurburgring”

  1. 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.

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