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‘s TMG EV P001 perhaps to outrun its boring name the existing lap record for an electric on the famed 12.93-mile Nurburgring track with a time of minutes, 47.79 seconds. beats the previous electric car by a healthy margin and puts electric racer on par with the lap recorded by vehicles like the GT-R and Porsche 911 Turbo. but is a ways off the any-powertrain-goes record of The just-bested EV record was set by Peugeot EX1 earlier this year at (watch a video of that run ). The EX1 averaged a rather impressive miles per hour on the grueling


Prior to the EX1’s blazing a modified Mini E held the vehicle record at the Nürburgring a time of 9 minutes 51 seconds.

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Toyota Racer Sets New Lap Record at

COLOGNE (Germany) — Motorsport GmbH (TMG) has set a new lap for an electric vehicle (EV) at the 20.8km Nürburgring Nordschleife in Germany.

The TMG EV P001, with electric powertrain and Jochen at the wheel, set a new lap record of 7mins to beat the previous lap record, stood at 9mins 1.338secs, by a substantial margin.

Using two electric motors, the TMG powertrain has a top speed of 260km/h combined with 800Nm of to achieve impressive speeds on the challenging Nordschleife track, includes significant elevation and lengthy flat-out sections.

target prior to the 29 August run was to become the first electric break the eight-minute barrier and was achieved comfortably on a day when the changeable Nürburgring weather fine, although track were relatively low.

Such performance shows electric powertrain is ideal to any future single-make electric series and TMG will begin sales of this technology in TMG continues to advance its electric capability for motorsport applications in-house development of the electric and ongoing investigations into chassis solutions.

Pascal TMG’s Technical Director, The goals for this project twofold: obviously we wanted to set a new EV lap and I am very pleased we could that so comprehensively. On the other we also wanted to learn about the operation of our electric in extreme circumstances; in motorsport is no more extreme circuit the Nürburgring. On the record lap the TMG EV P001 better than in testing due to the we already could make on that experience.

We have enhanced our electric development thanks to the information our have gained and our future EV will benefit from project.

Rob Leupen, TMG’s Business Operations, said: is a very impressive achievement really shows the huge for electric powertrains to deliver exciting action on the race There’s no doubt that motorsport can be every bit as thrilling as racing and it was an amazing sensation to the TMG electric vehicle fly past on the with only the sound of rushing past and tyres To achieve a new lap record at the first and by such a huge margin, is a achievement and I am very proud to see name in the record books.

But this is not the end of the story for TMG and I hope we see our electric powertrains in action on the again soon.

The new lap record was on road-legal tyres, using the Nordschleife track. It was verified by lap timing.

TMG extends its thanks to its in this achievement: Aguti and implemented the livery concept rational motion integrated the powertrain, traction battery and strategies. EVO Electric motor delivered the power. The TMG EV P001 is on a Radical chassis as modified by TMG for

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