Electric Corvette Breaks Mile Record With 186.8 MPH Run-Video
MAY 3 2016 BY STEVEN LOVEDAY
Johnny Bohmer, professional driver, and passenger Bob Simpson, EV-Drive co-founder, hit 186.8 MPH down the 1-mile runway at NASA Shuttle Landing Facility at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The car, a Genovation GXE converted electric Corvette, was deemed the “Top Speed Street Legal Electric Car”.
Genovation GXE all-electric Corvette:
- 0-60 in 3 seconds
- 200 MPH top speed
- 700 hp
- 600 lb. ft. of torque
- 6-speed manual transmission
- 44 kW/hr battery
- 150 mile range on a full charge
You can have a Genovation GXE for $330,000. If you supply your own Corvette, it can be done for $290,000.
“A one-on-one match up would be interesting, say, against a certain Zombie 222. Similarly fast – it reached 177.8 mph from a dead stop at the Texas Mile – it would make for a classic confrontation. Genovation vresus Blood Shed Motors; vintage pony car versus modern sportscar; DC drivetrain versus AC, the possibilities are endless.”
The full press release is available at Genovation Cars.