22 Mar '14, 12am

Video: Fully Charged shows Drayson B12 electric Le Mans car hitting 200 mph

actor Robert Llewellyn continuously manages to combine electric vehicle news and views with a bit of British wit. We love it. His latest offering makes us all the more jealous, since he's showing us what it's like to drive an EV at 200 miles per hour. Before the drive, we see the car getting prepped with wireless induction charging and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, who "flew in from California for the day," just hanging about the paddock. The star, though, is Lord Paul Drayson and the blazingly fast car he has spent years getting ready to challenge the 200 mph barrier. Others have enjoyed the car , but Llewellyn himself doesn't get behind the wheel. That's left to Drayson. We do get some cool shots of the Drayson B12/69EV Le Mans prototype roaring (silently, of course) down the old airstrip at RAF Elvington in Yorkshire, England. The video was shot last year when Drayson...

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