Article: Electric Bluebird to attempt land speed record in 2011 | Electric Vehicle News

Another example that an electric vehicle has not always a sustainable design goal; fun is also one of the properties that go well with driving an EV and speed is almost a guarantee for fun for most people.

A speed record of 500 mph on 2012? That leaves the Leaf far behind it at the traffic lights (though parking a Leaf in town will be easier)

 

Electric Bluebird to attempt land speed record in 2011 | Electric Vehicle News
http://electric-vehicles-cars-bikes.blogspot.com/2010/12/electric-bluebird-to-attempt-land-speed.html

Eventually, says Mr Wales, he hopes to go even faster. He plans to attempt a new world land speed record for an electric car with his sights set on 500mph in 2012, and is currently evaluating several design options.

(via Instapaper)

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