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Ferrari Gets Beaten By An Electric Car In Drag Race – Video

Watch a Ferrari and a Porsche Carrera GT get owned by a small electric car in this fun video clip. The electric car is a WrightSpeed X1 and you can read more about it here. Lanjut →

Ruf Developing High Performance Electric Porsche 997 Carreras

German Porsche tuner Ruf have announced they are set to begin developing 10 test-bed electric Porsche 997 Carreras, this comes hot on the heels of Porsche themselves announcing they have developed 3 electric Boxsters for road testing electric drive-trains. Ruf has often been once step ahead of Porsche and this appears to be no different, there will be 3 unique set ups used on the 10 new Ruf electric 997s, Lanjut →

Porsche Unveils The New Electric Boxster E

Porsche unveiled a new Boxster variant this week, the all electric Boxster E is a “mobile laboratory” for testing Porsche’s future electric drivetrain technology. There are currently 3 identical Boxster E’s being tested on the roads of Stuttgart, near the Porsche factory in Germany. Lanjut →

An Electric Porsche 914 (For Under $20,000)

The worldwide community of enthusiasts modifying internal combustion cars to electric seems to grow every year, many aren’t patient enough to wait for the Tesla Model S or Nissan Leaf and have set about creating their own version. The Porsche 914 is a very common conversion model due to its lightweight and simplicity, the fittingly electric blue model pictured above is currently for sale on eBay for under $20,000 USD. Lanjut →

Hybrid Porsche 911 GT3 R Wins China Race

The Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid wiped the floor with its similarly engined competition over the weekend, the Porsche was able to run for longer on less fuel thanks to its remarkable economy and the power surge offered by the KERS (kinetic energy recovery system) hybrid drivetrain. KERS is essentially a weighted flywheel that stores energy otherwise lost under braking by spinning at up to 50,000rpm on low resistance bearings. When the driver needs the power boost they hit the KERS button and receive a nitrous oxide style power boost. Lanjut →

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