A mechanical engineer that designs high-performance electric skateboards set his sights on snagging the record for the fastest electric skateboard. Not only did he succeed, but he absolutely obliterated the previous record.Expand Expanding Close
Richard Hatfield’s electric motorcycle company Lightning Motorcycles is no stranger to speed. The company’s LS-218 bike got its name from a 218 mph (351 km/h) run when it snatched the long-held electric motorcycle land speed record in 2012. But now Hatfield is hoping to push the envelope even further to break his own record with an astounding 250 mph (402 km/h) showing.Expand Expanding Close
The last time we covered Max Biaggi and his Voxman Wattman electric motorcycle, he had just set a new land speed record for electric motorcycles at 254 mph (408 km/h). But apparently even that wasn’t fast enough for Biaggi.Expand Expanding Close
Records were meant to be broken, and that’s exactly what six-time motorcycle racing world champion Max Biaggi did on the Voxan Wattman electric motorcycle. After an impressive performance this past weekend, he broke five world records and set six more new records.Expand Expanding Close
Voxan has just unveiled its latest electric motorcycle, the Voxan Wattman. And this isn’t any ordinary e-moto, it’s a supremely fast bike purpose-built to claim the world record for fastest electric motorcycle.
Small electric race car sets new acceleration world record: 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) in 1.513s [Video]
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.