January 05, 2009

Fastest electric car in the world - The Buckeye Bullet


The Buckeye Bullet holds the distinction of being the world's fastest electric car. It holds the U.S. electric Land speed record at 314.958 mph (508.485 km/h) (Class E/3), and has a top recorded speed of 321.834 mph (517.942 km/h). It also holds the International record at 271.737 mph (437.318 km/h), set October 3, 2004. The car was designed and built by engineering students at The Ohio State University at the university's Center for Automotive Research (CAR). The Bullet is a land speed record car in class III/E and runs on the world-famous Bonneville Speedway, just outside of Wendover, Utah.

Details of Fastest electric car in the world - The Buckeye Bullet:

  • Power source: 10,000 rechargeable c-cell batteries
  • Motor: Custom 400 horsepower (300 kW) 3-phase AC power motor
  • Body material: carbon fiber
  • Ride height: 1.5 in (38 mm)
  • Curb weight: 4000 lb (1814 kg)
  • Length: 31 ft (9.4 m)
  • Suspension: 4 wheel independent

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