Gallery: 216 MPH Electric KillaJoule Motorcycle Shatters World Land Spe...

 

A graduate student from the University of Denver just shattered a world speed record by hitting an astounding 216 MPH on her home-built “KillaJoule” electric motorcycle during the BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials at Bonneville Salt Flats. Eva Håkansson‘s 250 HP battery-powered superbike is now the official world record holder for electric sidecar motorcycles – which also makes it the fourth fastest electric motorcycle in the world. The Killajoule is powered by a 375 volt, 1800 amp, 214 lb. battery pack made from 1210 cordless tool cells manufactured by A123Systems.

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