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Video: Tesla Model S Beats Viper At Drag Strip, Sets EV Racing Record

Most electric vehicles are slow, practical affairs designed for a pedestrian life of going from point A to point B in a leisurely, efficient fashion. But not the Tesla Model S, a performance electric sedan that has the same acceleration as many supercars. Don’t believe us? Watch this video of a Model S sedan handily defeating a Dodge Viper SRT10 at the drag strip this past weekend.

January 29th

Sunswift Ivy Sets Solar Speed Record

Meet Sunswift’s Ivy solar racer, which – as of last week – is the fastest solar-powered car on the planet.  Sunswift took the “world’s fastest” crown las week, when the Australian built Sunswift IV (nicknamed “Ivy”) posted a 54.7 mph record run, smashing the previous 49 mph record by nearly 10%. Designed by students and faculty […]

January 12th

DeltaWing Concept Could Mean Big Changes For Racing

[social_buttons] Part Bat-Mobile, part jet fighter, all race car. That is the best way to describe the DeltaWing IndyCar Concept, which is on display at the Chicago Auto Show right now. The DeltaWing’s creators hope that the revolutionary design could be “the future of open wheel racing”. It certainly looks like something straight from the […]

February 16th