While the 2012 North American Auto Show was the greenest it’s ever been, a much faster green machine was being introduced overseas.
Green-tech automotive company Drayson Racing Technologies introduced what they’re calling the world’s fastest electric-powered racecar with a top-speed around 200 miles per hour. The 850-horsepowered Lola-Drayson B12/69EV made its’ debut at the 2012 Low Carbon Racing Conference at the NEC in Birmingham, England, earlier this month.
“Electric racing represents a considerable new business opportunity for motorsport and underlines the growing commercial potential of green racing and technology,” explains Lord Drayson, one of the company’s managing partners.
The world will get to see the car in action against other electric vehicles at the new FIA Formula E world championships across Europe this coming August.