Gallery: Peugeot EX1 Concept Shatters Electric Car Lap Record at Nurbur...

Expect tech like this to pop up in future electric racing leagues, such as the recently proposed all-electric Formula 1 league.

With a lap time of 9:01.338, the electric Peugeot knocked an incredible 50 seconds off the previous record time, on a track where shaving just one full second off a lap record is considered an accomplishment. The electric, four-wheel-drive Peugeot averaged a speed of 85 miles per hour during its record run, and was powered by two motors providing a total of 340 horsepower.

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