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All-electric Corvette sets EV top speed record (video)

All-electric Corvette sets EV top speed record (video)

Stephen Edelstein 2,015 views Mar 25, 2016 It turns out that one way to make a Corvette even faster is to pull out the engine and add batteries. Genovation Cars is a company that, among other things, converts Corvettes to electric power, creating a high-performance sports car it calls the Genovation eXtreme Electric (GXE, for short). And now the company claims to have broken the top-speed record for production-based electric cars with one of these vehicles. DON'T MISS: 3000-HP Venturi Electric Car At Bonneville: Land Speed Record In One Class, Prior Title Still Stands (UPDATED) (Aug 2015) During a test conducted at NASA's former Shuttle Landing Facility at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, a GXE reached a top speed of 186.8 mph after 1 mile. As shown in a video clip released by Genovation, the electric Corvette did the deed with a lot less noise than one...

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