26 Jun '13, 2pm

Robert Llewellyn: Watching an EV hero break an electric record #greenenergy

Robert Llewellyn: Watching an EV hero break an electric record #greenenergy

Actor-turned-EV advocate, Robert Llewellyn was lucky enough to witness Lord Paul Drayson break the land speed record for an electric car, last night. Here’s his account of watching a legendary Drayson Racing team at work, as they made the mile run for the record. By Robert Llewellyn. I drove up to Yorkshire in our Plug-in Prius, (achieving 95 mpg on the way) to watch an electric car go very fast for one mile. It may seem a bit extreme but I soon realised it was worth it. Elvington Airfield, just outside York is a disused WW2 airfield and a very impressive RAF museum containing the only surviving Halifax bomber, which was the sort my old dad flew back in the day. Elvington has a two mile runway laid down by the USAF during the Cold War, no planes use it so it’s become very popular for bonkers speed tests. Government minister turned EV entrepreneur Lord Paul Drayson has an i...

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