Lola B12/69 EV electric car set a new world speed record




Lola B12/69 EV electric car set a new world speed record


It is now known that the world set a new record speed of vehicles on electricity. He owns an electric car Lola B12/69 EV, manufactured by Drayson Racing . Racing electric carts Lola B12/69 EV managed to accelerate to a speed of 340 km / h

Recall that the previous record set by an electric vehicle Battery Box General Electric, who was able to accelerate to a speed of 280 km / h, lasted a little less than 40 years. It is worth noting that last week showed Nissan electric car racing ZEOD RC , which has a top speed of 300 km / h True, ZEOD RC is a hybrid, while Lola B12/69 EV relies only on the strength of the electric motor.

The company developed the Drayson Racing Lola B12/69 EV electric vehicle to demonstrate the unlimited possibilities of modern electric vehicles. In Lola B12/69 EV company Drayson Racing sees a platform for further development of technologies that will be used in racing cars of the future for the 24-hour race in the world-famed for the town of Le Mans.

Lola B12/69 EV electric vehicle boasts a battery capacity of 20 kWh and power the electric motor is 850 hp This is enough to compete with the new hybrid McLaren P1.

Lola B12/69 EV body is made of carbon fiber, and the design is a typical design for racing cars of Le Mans. In the space provided for the internal combustion engine compartment experts Drayson Racing put the batteries. Mass Lola B12/69 EV electric vehicle is only 998 kg.

Unfortunately, electric Lola B12/69 EV hardly ever get to see on the race track, but Drayson Racing announces that at its base will be built another race car that will take part in the race FIA ​​Formula E in 2015.

According to Drayson Racing, a fast electric car is quite simple, but very hard to provide it with sufficient power reserve on a single charge . To solve this problem, experts Drayson Racing is now turned to the principles of physics and studied in detail the process of accumulation and consumption of energy storage batteries.
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