And here we thought the Tesla Roadster was one fast EV. Go check out White Zombie, a modified 1972 Datsun 1200. The key site to see has a short, 16-second video clip of the White Zombie going 106.250 mph on the 1/4 mile. With a 0-60 time of 3.5 seconds, this beast could beat a Tesla.
The drag racing Datsun does have regular-driving limitations, though, with a range of only 30 miles and no heater. The White Zombie was given it's high-tech electric brains by Tim Brehm and John Wayland, who you can tell have a good sense of humor because they list the Zombie's seating capacity as "2 scared adults". Brehm and Wayland make up Plasma Boy Racing, and have converted other vehicles - including a riding lawn mower - to electric power. You can read the Zombie's full specs here.

[Source: Dragtimes, Plasma Boy Racing]


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