World's Fastest Car Goes Electric

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World's Fastest Car Goes Electric

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Mon Jan 26, 2009 6:34 pm

Shelby says the Ultimate Aero EV will showcase the company's "All-Electric Scalable Powertrain," which it says can be tailored to suit a wide variety of vehicles, from compact city cars to heavy-duty trucks and even military vehicles. Yeah, yeah. What about the Aero?

For the uninitiated, Shelby SuperCars builds insanely overpowered and absurdly fast cars. The fossil-fuel–burning 2009 Ultimate Aero produces 1,287 horsepower and is said to be capable of 270 mph. That oughta be enough to retain the "world's fastest car" title Shelby took from Bugatti back in 2007 when an Aero hit 256.18 mph.

http://blog.wired.com/cars/2009/01/worlds-fastest.html



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