Koenigsegg: aren't electric cars supposed to be slow...

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  1. Lucky13

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    They're impressive
    If you recall the Tesla that Top Gear showed a couple of years ago, it got up to 60mph in a sub-4 second time, they've got impressive torque. It stuffed the petrol-driven car in the drag race, though I can't recall what the petrol-driven car was, it was no slouch.

    Not much in the way of range and too long to charge up seem to be the sticking points
     
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    True, but this one is solar powered....
     
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    I'll say one thing for you guys, you make some kick a** planes and cars.

    Man, that looks awesome!
     
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    Why not powered it with a Hemi!? ;) :lol:

    True, surprised me when I saw it Koenigsegg, would love to see them do a bike! :shock:
     
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    That actually would be pretty sweet!
     
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    Yeah it would. Pretty cool all the same.

    Jaguar are doing something similar. 4 electric engines + 2 mini-gas turbines (jet engines) = 780bhp and 0-62 in 2.3 seconds...

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    If you are talking about Britain though, would there be much point? I don't think Britain gets that much sunshine. Even in Australia, the solar powered car is a little bit of a questionable concept. I mean do you need to wash it every single day to use it effectively? More work than it is worth.
     
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