Electric Racing — A Year In Review

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 09 Dec 2023 21:45:24 +0000

2023 has made it clear that electrified motorsports are here to stay, from pushing the boundaries on technology to putting … [continued]

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Ampol AmpCharge to Sponsor TOCEVA Racing Team — Only EV In Perth-to-Sydney Marathon

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2022 12:39:30 +0000

As part of Ampol’s national rollout of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, an AmpCharge site was commissioned at Ampol Foodary, Belmont, in Perth, Western Australia, in August. At the same time, Ampol AmpCharge announced that it would be the main sponsor for the TOCEVA Racing team as it takes part in the Perth-to-Sydney re-enactment. “The new […]

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A Hyperfast Electric Vehicle Is Like Chocolate Without Calories — The Story of Eva Hakansson

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 05:56:33 +0000

hyperfast electric vehicleAs adapted from Green Envy Racing, with permission. Thank goodness the horses were too slow! Eva Hakansson has always been interested in bikes, and power, and speed — on a hyperfast electric vehicle. And the feeling of power and speed is actually much more intense in complete silence. But for a few formative years — […]

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Tesla’s Model X SUV Takes on Some Sleek, Sexy Supercars — Drag Race!

Credit to Author: Iqtidar Ali| Date: Sun, 03 Apr 2022 20:00:56 +0000

Have you ever seen a Porsche or Lamborghini drag racing a full-size luxury SUV? Probably not. But times have changed. Tesla Model X Plaid has the guts to face some of the sexiest supercars on the dragstrip. YouTube channel DragTimes brings us the thrill and excitement of watching a 5,390 lb (2,445 kg) Tesla Model […]

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Tesla Model 3 Humbles Honda Civic With Chimney On Drag Strip (Video)

Credit to Author: Iqtidar Ali| Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2020 03:52:58 +0000

Model 3 Electricity, JRR | CleanTechnicaYes, that is a freakin’ chimney on a modified fifth generation Honda Civic shamelessly emitting clouds of smoke. Making breathing more difficult for every living being on this planet surely means toughness, right? Ummm, we’ll see

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Tesla Model S Plaid Prototype Laps the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 7:13

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 15:51:04 +0000

Respected German publication Auto Motor und Sport is reporting that the Tesla Model S Plaid prototype has been hand-timed lapping the Nordschleife in 7 minutes and 13 seconds, according to the outlet’s local source. Adjusting for race-compound tires, this puts the Tesla around 19 seconds ahead of the Taycan Turbo’s 7:42 lap time reported by Porsche in August. It’s also faster than every gas-powered 4-door series production car ’round the ‘ring

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Tesla Model 3 & Model S Outpace Ferrari F12 On The Track (Video)

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 21:33:37 +0000

Some of Tesla’s fastest all-electric sedans recently faced down a powerful contender on an abandoned airport runway (turned into a drag strip). The contender? The feared Ferrari F12 Berlinetta. Racers call it the F12B — a 730 hp beast fitted with a 6.3L V12 engine

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Ferrari Legend Dario Benuzzi Praises Tesla Model 3

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 00:30:57 +0000

Tesla-Model-3-Performance-Red-Charging-Tesla-Destination-Chargers-Tesla-Fleet-Florida-Zach-Shahan-CleanTechnicaHow does a legendary supercar driver feel when he drives a Tesla Model 3 for the first time? Dario Benuzzi, the Ex-Chief Test Driver for Ferrari, tells us that he totally adores it. Design lab @Atellani had the chance talk to the living icon during his casual Model 3 drive and shared the outcome of the meeting

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Porsche Boasting Error — Tesla Model 3 Crushes 27 Repeated Launches To 200 km/h

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 05:47:27 +0000

Despite Porsche’s recent ambitious claims to have engineered an electric vehicle with uniquely repeatable performance, Bjørn Nyland has just demonstrated that the already-on-sale Tesla Model 3 has long since been capable of repeatable performance

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Porsche Taycan Turbo S Beats Tesla Model S P100D In 0–100 km/h & 0–250 km/h Acceleration Times

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2019 14:00:11 +0000

The Porsche Taycan might not be giving Tesla a tough time in the technological advancement or self-driving arena, but when it comes to the numbers some drivers value so much, it is giving Tesla a challenge with every passing day

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