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Peugeot EX1 Is Fastest Electric Car at (Video)

Racing the Peugeot EX1 at the

We all know that electric are perfect for daily city but the Peugeot EX1 answers another Can an EV perform on a racetrack?

Peugeot chose the easiest way to find It went to the Nürburgring, the mighty track. When Nissan its super high performance in 2007, it didn’t initiate any campaigns.

Nissan just to the Nürburgring, set a new lap record for production that was that.

Many call the Nürburgring Nordschleife the hell . It’s a lovely most of the track seems to be in the of a forest, with beautiful all around, a hilly area meaning lots of going up and and every curve possible as the is incredibly long: 12.9-mile. All believe it’s the most racetrack in the world. Niki had his famous accident there, and 1 moved to Hockenheim since

So the Germans built another much safer, and Formula 1 back to the Nürburgring, but it’s the Northern loop, that’s the trackthat makes racers and dream all over the world. went there with its EX1

Peugeot EX1 prototype

At first was last year), I thought it was more than a show and I wasn’t very enthusiastic it. I’ve already seen too electric concepts. I want to see EVs being driven. The EX1 is a two-seater an open cockpit, and a very lookas the rear of the car is narrower the front.

It looks much like a non-running concept a production model. The powertrain is original, with two electric one on each axle. There’s a lot of available: 75 kW continuous, and 125 kW peak, for motor. That makes 340 total and the EX1 has been clocked the quarter mile in 12.67

That sounds good, but never been very with straight-line performance. is more important in Europe. to this Peugeot EX1, was only one example of an electric car the Nürburgring that has been public.

It was the Mini E. It did it in a rather 9:51.45 seconds.

The Peugeot EX1 was faster, it did one lap of the Nordschleife in 9:01.338 at an speed of nearly 86 mph.

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You may not be if you happen to know that a GT-R is doing the same in seven-and-a-half minutes, but no EV is known to been driven faster at the Peugeot established a new lap record for EVs and is good news. EVs are getting

It’s especially newsworthy Peugeot established this as many were afraid the brand had given up on EVs. You can buy an Peugeot today in France, but won’t build it. The Peugeot Ion from Mitsubishi, and the electric is built by Venturi.

The EX1 proves at that there some working on EVs at Peugeot.

Racing the EX1 at the Nürburgring

So you may wonder why it didn’t go faster, if has a team of engineers working on the and my reply is that more is needed. The Nordschleife is a very track. The track surface is

There are many bumps, and thousands of stories of cars broken suspensions, or failed The close-up shot below that the discs were on the Peugeot EX1. Batteries are challenge, as it’s impossible to more than two laps.

that’s only 18 minutes of a 26 miles distance, but at racing it’s enough to totally 30 kWh of the best lithium-ion in the EX1.

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