Killajoule Electric Sidecar Motorcycle Goes 213 MPH

Using an electric sidecar motorcycle with a battery comprised of power tool cells, the three-wheeled KillaJoule reached a top speed of 212 mph while using just half the available power of their zero-emissions motorcycle.

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Prince Of Monaco Helps Unveil Venturi VBB-3 Electric Streamliner

Prince Albert, crown ruler of the principality of Monaco, is getting in on the electric racing actionby helping Venturi and Ohio State University unveil the VBB-3, a 3,000 horsepower electric streamliner.

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Lord Drayson Comes To Bonneville To Set EV Land Speed Record

British racing pioneer Lord Drayson is bringing his record-setting B12 69/EV Le Mans prototype to the Bonneville Salt Flats to chase the electric land speed record. His quest for the electric land speed record starts today, and he could soon become the fastest man powered purely by electricity.

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British Racing Outfit Bluebird To Build Electric Sports Cars

In the 1920s and 30s, Sir Malcolm Campbell raced and set numerous land speed records, including becoming the first person to drive over 300 mph in 1935. His son, Donald Campbell continued that tradition and passed it down to his grandson, Don Wales, who today carries on Campbell’s proud legacy. Bluebird is apparently going beyond just racing though, and will soon offer electric sports and race cars for sale to the general public.

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Video: Drayson Racing Sets New 204 MPH EV Record

Electric vehicles are really starting to come into their own, and long-standing records for range and performance are starting to fall. Yesterday Drayson Racing took down a 39-year old record for electric vehicle top speed in the standing mile, blowing past the previous record of 175 mph and crossing the 200 mph mark, a huge step for electric vehicles the world over.

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