Update: Street-Legal ERA Shaves 57 sec. Off EV 'Ring Record

Two months ago, the Finnish electric ERA set a record for the fastest street-legal EV around the Nurburgring, clocking in at 9 minutes 40 seconds. It has set a new record, covering the 13 miles in just 8 minutes 43 seconds and reaching a top speed of 148 mph – 57 seconds faster than it was last August.

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Video: Toyota Motorsports EV Sets New Nurburgring Record

They said they were gonna do it, and they did. They who? Toyota, that’s who. Their German Motorsports division, GmbH, pledged to set a new Nurburgring record for EV’s. They not only set a new record…they set the bar way, way higher.

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