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Small electric race car sets new acceleration world record: 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) in 1.513s [Video]

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Students at the Academic Motorsports Club of Zurich (AMZ) in Switzerland announced that they broke the world record of electric car acceleration with a small vehicle built for the Formula SAE. The group released a video of the race car, called ‘grimsel‘,  accelerating from 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) in just 1.513 seconds.

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Motortrend: Tesla Model X is the quickest SUV we’ve ever tested (0-60 3.2s – 1/4 mile 11.7s)

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Car review magazine Motortrend confirmed having tested the Tesla Model X P90D with the Ludicrous battery upgrade this week. Although the publication has yet to share its full review of the vehicle, it already released its early acceleration test results, which are in line with Tesla’s, making the Model X the quickest production SUV ever made.

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Tesla Model S P90D Ludicrous top speed & acceleration test on the Autobahn [Video]

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We’ve seen plenty of Tesla Model S 0 to 60 mph acceleration tests, but we’ve rarely seen tests of the car’s top speed, which is advertised at 155 mph (250 km/h). So rarely, that I forgot that the speedometer actually turns red when approaching the top speed.

It’s probably due to the logistics of testing a vehicle at such speed, which can’t be done outside of a select few roads and tracks, but today we get to see a fun and quick test in all legality from AutoTopNL on the Autobahn.

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