Who Has The Fastest Electric Car?
When we talk and write about electric cars, EV the phobia centers around range and what potential EV drive expect they will need in terms of range. When you compare their expectations to the average daily commute in the U.S., the numbers contradict each other. 80% of our daily commute is 40 miles or less, something almost any electric car can offer, even the entry level ones. Price and range are logically moot point, but are still a preconceived emotional barrier. But, what about speed and how fast?
Old “Green Monster”. You might not have heard about the affectionately dubbed “Green Monster”, now known as e-M3 but you might have heard about its owner. The founder of the performance mouth dropping Rimac Concept_One electric supercar, Rimac Automobili currently owns the fastest EV, see our fellow writer Denis Flierl’s Rimac Concept One tears up the track article and video. You won’t believe which electric car is current the world’s fastest. In this case, his converted BMW E30.
Technically Speaking. This electric BMW puts out a generous 600 HP with no less than 664 lb-ft of torque. It sprints the 0 to 60 in 3.3 seconds and has a top speed of about 174 mph. To show that range, speed and raw horsepower is actually achievable, albeit, as with anything this good, it comes at a price, this amazing setup still manages to pack a respectable range of 112 miles. 600hp, 664 Lb ft, 174 mph with 112 range!