EX1 concept sets unofficial record for 0 to 100 km/h sprint for all-electric racer coming in at just 3.49 seconds.
Peugeot has put its EX1 concept to work before a crowd of 200 invitees in the Chinese city of Chengdu to set a few records for an all-electric vehicle.
The EX1 was driven by French explorer Nicolas Vanier and Chinese blogger Han Han as the car set several new records for an electric racer.
The event took place at the Chengdu military airport in the province of Sichuan. Vanier established a new unofficial record for the 0 to 100 km/h sprint for an electric car with a time of 3.49 seconds. Vanier also set a symbolic longitudinal acceleration of 1G over 39 m.
Han Han set new record times for the EX1 on the 1/8 mile and 1/4 mile run with respective runs of 7.0862 seconds and 12.6754 seconds.
The Peugeot EX1 concept is powered by two electric motors, one mounted on each axle, producing a total output of 250 kW (340 PS / 335 hp) and 480 Nm (354 lb-ft) of torque.