Just a couple of years ago all of the top speed and acceleration competitions were mostly conducted between gasoline guzzling four-wheelers, while electric cars, maybe with the exception of Teslas, were laughed at for their lack of power and slow speeds. But it does seem the days of internal combustion domination are coming to an end since all-electric autos are confidently entering the top speed and acceleration competition.

Nio EP9

Nio-EP9

The Chinese manufacturer NextEV proudly calls their Megawatt electric hypercar the fastest in the world. With 1341 horsepower output, and it does show some spectacular performance.

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From 2020 all new Jaguar Land Rover vehicles will be electrified. The company made the announcement at its inaugural Tech Fest, a series of debates and a free public exhibition about the future of mobility.

  • Commitment to electrification demonstrated with new electric models from Jaguar’s past, present and future at inaugural Tech Fest event
  • Past – iconic Jaguar E-type now electrified for the 21st century
  • Present – all-new electric Jaguar I-PACE Concept, the SUV that combines a supercar silhouette with sports car performance, goes on sale next year
  • Future – visionary FUTURE-TYPE virtual concept imagines autonomous, connected, electric and shared mobility for 2040 and beyond
  • Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest takes place at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London
  • Free-to-enter festival open from Friday 8 September to Sunday 10 September

Jaguar E-type Zero

Jaguar-E-Type-Zero

The electric Jaguar E-type Zero future-proofs one of the world’s most famous cars. Acclaimed by Enzo Ferrari as “the most beautiful car in the world”, the E-type now combines breathtaking design with electric power for the first time. E-type Zero is based on a 1968 Series 1.5 Roadster and features a cutting-edge electric powertrain for 0-60mph in just 5.5sec. It was engineered by Jaguar Classic at the company’s new Classic Works in Warwickshire, UK.

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