Electric cars have efficiency and torque advantages over gasoline-powered vehicles. Electric cars can convert the stored power to torque almost instantly, at 90 percent efficiency vs. 35 percent efficiency for internal combustion engines.
Fastest Electric Car Track
The fasted electric car in the world is called the Grimsel. It can do 0-60 in 1.785 seconds in less than 30 meters! The car only weighs 370 pounds and it can explode off the line with it’s 200 hp engine, making it one of the meanest (and quietest) cars on earth.
Fastest Production Electric Cars
The Rimac Concept_One is scheduled for production in early 2015. The Concept_One can haul from 0-60 in 2.8 seconds, making it one of the fastest of any production cars in the world. It’s faster than the Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari 458 and Koenigsegg super car. The Riman Concept_One has displaced Tesla from the number one spot. The Tesla Roadster reaches 0-60 in a very respectable 3.7 seconds.