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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 →

Wrightspeed Electric Sports Car Maker Picks Up Further $5 Million Investment

Wrightspeed have picked up a further $5 million in their current round of financing, the company is owned and run by former Tesla employee Ian Wright. Wrightspeed built a one off sports car called the X1 to showcase their electric drivetrain technology, the remarkable car is based on the Ariel Atom and has a 0-60 time of just 2.9 seconds. Lanjut →

The Wrightspeed X1

Faster than anything else on the road with the possible exception of the Bugatti Veyron (for which you need a personal Saudi Arabian oil field just to keep the tank full) the Wrightspeed X1 is exactly what we need to see a lot more of, electric cars that take full advantage of the superiority of the electric motor over the internal combustion engine to make Ferraris, Porsches and anything else on 4 wheels look like a lumbering, antiquated grease-trap. Lanjut →

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