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.

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 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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