A Student-Built Electric Car Breaks the World Record for Accelerating From 0 to 100km/h in 1.779 Seconds

An electric car built by students at the University of Stuttgart in Stuttgart, Germany recently set a new world record for “Fastest 0-100km/h Acceleration – Electric Car” with a time of 1.779 seconds. This broke the previous record of 1.785 seconds set in 2014 by AMZ Racing who supplied the motors for the Stuttgart car.

The team expects Guinness World Record certification within the next few weeks.

via Electric Autosport, Jalopnik, Road and Track

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