Finally, somebody is taking a classic Ford Mustang, and stuffing a powerful electric drivetrain under the hood. That someone is John Wayland.
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John Wayland’s drag racing electric Datsun, White Zombie, has graced these pages many times before. But Wayland is currently undergoing a project of a different kind, sourcing parts from GM’s original electric car, the EV1, and swapping them into a Honda Insight hybrid. The resulting car Wayland calls the Silver Streak, could go as far as 400 miles on a single charge.
Electric cars aren’t going to win any converts with parts per-million of CO2 and the prospect of gas-free commuting alone. We need to get the adrenaline pumping with electric-powered race cars like this 900 horsepower Bimmer.
Drag racing is the most basic form of motorsports, as well as one of the most exciting. Two cars line up against each other, and the first car across the finish line wins. There are different forms of drag racing for different cars, but, as they say, them’s the basics. Most drag strips are 1/4 […]
[social_buttons] Out on the dragstrip, one hardly expects the car kicking ass and taking names to be an old ’72 Datsun 1200. Especially when the losers are driving BMWs, Corvettes and Ferraris. But those guys didn’t get pwned by any ol’ Datsun…this one’s electric! It seems a bit like a paradox. Drag racing is flame-dipped […]