Top Speed: 155MPH (Limited) Speaking of race tracks, there are numerous iconic circuits in the US like Laguna Seca that are being threatened by the surrounding community due to the noise levels produced by racing and track-days. Geoff is an electric car made by the Top Gear Team, and the precursor to the Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust.It was powered by two batteries from a milk float. That’s quite some G-force to contend with. Price: $1,544,520. Price: $455,000. Your information will be used in accordance with our privacy policy. It’s hard to find a better example of the strides being made in the contemporary EV sector than the Aspark Owl. Paddy McGuinness 'cheats death' after losing control and crashing his £250k Lamborghini supercar while filming Top Gear. A 120-kWh battery pack affords a generous 350-mile range, all while still being capable of clocking lightning-fast sub-two-second 0-60mph times. Torque: 10,500FT-LBS (Claimed) Top Speed: 258MPH Top Speed: N/A Top Speed: 155MPH+ For starters, there’s the environmental factor and the fact that they’re almost always significantly cheaper to fuel than gas-powered rides, especially when going to the track and using race fuel compared to vehicles of the proton-powered variety. Horsepower: 900HP While filming the second season of the Amazon Prime’s The Grand Tour in Switzerland earlier today, ex-Top Gear host Richard Hammond crashed a $1 million Rimac Concept_One all-electric supercar. Starting with a new Corvette Grand Sport — that then receives another $750K in an EV powertrain and other various performance upgrades that enable it to go generate an enormous 700hp and 650-ft-lbs of torque. Horsepower: N/A This Japanese-made supercar is built around a carbon-fiber monocoque chassis that’s adorned in carbon fiber-reinforced polymer bodywork. Price: $2,100,000. Torque: 663FT-LBS 10 February 2020 Reviews. A megawatt of power and a Nürburgring record for NextEV's new plug-in hypercar BBC is a trademark of the British Broadcasting Corporation. Mercedes GLA 250e review: a successful hybrid crossover? Price: $75,000, Taking ample inspiration from low-profile Le Mans racers, the Dendrobium D1 is an over-the-top hypercar built for speed. Top Speed: 155MPH There’s also a very well-appointed interior that includes a 10.9” infotainment setup. But there’ll be none of that here, for this fully electric Nio EP9 lives in a whole different ballpark. From family wagons, vans, and sedans, to pickups, commercial big rigs, and sportscars. Horsepower: 2,012HP The Karma SC2 is a cutting-edge prototype electric supercar that packs a whopping 1,100hp and a mind-blowing 10,500ft-lbs of torque. 17 March 2020 News. Top Speed: N/A Torque: 773.5FT-LBS Which perhaps makes its performance yet more impressive, even if its 0-62mph time – 2.7secs – is a touch behind Tesla’s best. Nope, not for your phone signal, but in corners. The vehicle is adorned in incredibly unique all carbon fiber bodywork that the company calls a “Protocellcarbon tub.”, Top Speed: 200MPH+ Roland Gumpert’s Nathalie is the world’s first electric super sports coupe powered by a methanol fuel cell that allows for its enormous 530-mile range to be fully replenished in just three minutes. Logos © 1996. Electric supercars are damn-near silent, eliminating this issue entirely. GT63 S 4-Door review: living with AMG’s RM1.8m flagship for a week . The Tesla S is a beast. Everything about this vehicle is insane, from its radical appearance to its otherworldly 1.69-second 0-60mph runs, to its price-tag of nearly $3.2M. Price: $750,000 + Corvette Grand Sport Donor ($65,900). A $1.25M fully-electric grand tourer born out of Silicon Valley — and supposedly the world’s most powerful GT model at the time of its release — this quad-motor-driven vehicle takes a much more sensible approach when it comes to daily drivability and family-hauling duties, while its 1,200hp powertrain still enables it to break well into the 200mph range. Top Speed: 155MPH (Limited) Torque: 6,491FT-LBS Torque: 718FT-LBS This website is made by BBC Studios Distribution. The electronic nature of an electric powertrain also allows for some interesting and unique options such as the different “Mario Kart-style” modes and boosts available in Formula E. Though the British firm has carved out an impressive reputation for producing lightweight track-day toys, Ariel buckled down and proved it meant business when it unveiled the P40 over the summer of 2017. Is Lister building an EV hypercar? Top Speed: 250MPH+ Bestowed with an overall more practical air to it, this German-built auto boasts a 79.2kWh battery that allows for a range exceeding 250-miles. And it’s this latter category that’s hugely benefitted from the last decade’s rapid advancements in EV powertrain technology, ultimately giving way to a myriad of vehicles that aren’t just impressive by electric supercar standards, but by supercar standards in general. Upon its release, Mercedes-Benz’ SLS AMG Electric Supercar was introduced as being the world’s first fully-electric supercar offering. The Final Days Of Internal Combustion Engine Dominance. Price: $2,500,000. Torque: 1,000FT-LBS Price: $540,000. Another entry that’s of the four-doored variety, though it still packs one hell of a punch. Torque: 737FT-LBS Over the course of the last decade, electric powertrain vehicles have gone from environmentally-focused novelties to increasingly ubiquitous machines being offered across pretty much every automotive and motorsport sector. Price: N/A. Horsepower: 1,100HP The original design for the D1 was actually penned back in the mid-’90s, though it wouldn’t be until 2016 that noted race outfit, Williams Advanced Engineering brought the designs to fruition. A few 7.1sec blasts at full throttle will probably cut that number significantly…. HiConsumption is reader-supported. It is heating up. While its 1.9-second 0-60mph time, 250mph+ top speed, and 620-mile range were all undeniably impressive, what stood out the most was the 2020 Roadster’s flat-out insane torque figures: a claimed (keyword: “claimed”) 7,375 foot-pounds — which is 6.25-times as much as the latest Bugatti Chiron. The sporty yet plush cockpit boasts the latest and greatest in high tech displays and instrumentation, while outside the E-Tron has a sleek and futuristic design that’s still readily identifiable as being part of the iconic Audi family. Let's prepare to give a warm welcome to this McLaren Hybrid. The Eagle i-Thrust features in Series 14, Episode 2 in the main challenge. The profits we make from it go back to BBC programme-makers to help fund great new BBC programmes. Boasting a modular expansion system and NYWOOL padded sleeves. Please read Top Gear’s code of conduct (link below) before posting. The Mercedes-AMG SLS Electric Drive looks sinister and the R8 e-tron and new Porsche Mission E are all-electric sports cars that move the game forward. Horsepower: 482HP 3 Classic Supercar We'd Rather Own: McLaren F1 The $3.42M Les Legendes Du Ciel will be limited to only 20 units. Quite what performance that’s allied to we don’t know.