The Worlds Fastest Electric Vehicles
We're fans of all things cutting edge, and that most certainly includes the
gadgets that get you from A to B. In the world of vehicles, the newest and
freshest offerings are all electric.
New products from Tesla Motors, Elon Musk's Silicon Valley-based electric
vehicle company, are always a hit. But Tesla's not the only company producing
super speedy high-tech vehicles; in fact, cars are just the tip of the
Take, for example, the JR-Maglev MLX01, an experimental magnetic levitation
train developed in Japan. It uses magnets to move and stay on track, and is
capable of topping 360 mph. Meanwhile, France's Train a Grande Vitesse uses
old-fashioned wheels, but also runs on electricity, and has traveled as fast as
The spiffy looking Tesla Roadster Sport can hit 125 mph, but that doesn't even
place it in the top two of fastest electric cars. A pair of electric motorcycles
- the Lawless OCC Rocket Bike and Mission R - would also dust it in a drag race.
The Roadster Sport, however, has them all beat on looks.
The infographic below, which comes courtesy of the British website
carloan4u.co.uk, gives us a rundown of all the world's fastest electric
vehicles. Tesla is represented there, along with the aforementioned “superbikes”
and high-speed trains, but there are a few funky-looking suprises as well. Check
out the full infographic for more; then let us know in the comments: Which
futuristic vehicle would you most like to take for a spin?
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 07 November 2012 )