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G. David Felt
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World's Fastest EV?

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1360 horsepower, 4671 ft.-lbs. of torque, 4wd torque vectoring, 0-124 mph in 7.1 seconds, 2.53 G in cornering at 143 mph, 10.1 seconds quarter mile and a top speed of 194 mph. Full carbon fiber tub/chassis and body. The EP9 used 19 inch rims with custom slicks and six-piston carbon ceramic brakes including active rear wing with double the down-force of an F1 to set their Nurburgring record of 7 min and 5 seconds beating the former EV record by seventeen seconds.

NIO promises a 265 mile range on the current 777 volt power-train paired with a water cooled lithium-ion battery pack. The EP9 weighs 3825 lbs, which 1400 lbs is the battery pack.

NIO EP9 Nurburgring

Additional You Tube videos HERE.

I love the design language of this auto even though it is sitting on the ground.

Exciting times of the Auto Industry is coming upon us. New age of jet sounding super fast auto's that does not leave a loud noise footprint or greenhouse gas.

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Source info NextEV web site

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