Electric Ford Mustang Demolishes 2011 Shelby GT500 – Drag Race Video

3 years ago by Mike Anthony 12

Watch as the Zombie 222 Mustang blows the doors off a supercharged 550 horsepower 2011 Ford GT-500.

The cost to build this all electric mustang was approximately $200,000 dollars.  When you build a vehicle set up for the track, is it ever cheap?

Unlike ICE, an electric motors torque is instant and is available at very low RPM, which give the Zombie 222 the upper hand. Not to mention that it has a lot of torque!

Here are the current specs on the Zombie 222:

Zombie 222's current specs directly from the website.

Zombie 222’s current specs directly from the website.

Bonus: The Zombie 222 Mustang versus upgraded Trans Am.

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12 responses to "Electric Ford Mustang Demolishes 2011 Shelby GT500 – Drag Race Video"

  1. Mike says:

    Wow. With LiPo batteries.
    What would better batteries do!

  2. Big Solar says:

    poor gt-500. wha whaa whaaaaa…..

  3. Anon says:

    It’s events like this, that will help change the minds of rural America, that electric is better.

  4. Anderlan says:

    I like that 125 mile street range, 42kwhr pack! I didn’t know they were making these hot rods with such large packs. I guess you kind of have to get the pack large to get the power you need.

  5. GeorgeS says:

    That’s one humiliated gas head.
    Seems like he could knock quite a bit of time off if he didn’t take 2 seconds to shift gears.

    1. Mark C says:

      Or maybe, when you know you just had your backside handed to you, you don’t bother abusing your equipment. Live to fight another day, so to speak….

  6. Phr3d says:

    The second one shows the eye-crushing acceleration to better advantage – it is logic defying to watch (after growing up watching Garlitt’s rail dragsters and Their speed that I thought nothing could touch).

    Almost skipped this, Thanks! (mebbe add ’68 to the title?)

  7. kdawg says:

    Stupid gasser is so loud you can’t hear the “whirrrr” of the EV.

  8. Robert says:

    Barely hear the EV motors on the burnout video as well!
    The direct race sound like the Mustang EV was edging traction limits and launching, while the Gasser was getting their power together! Chirp, chirp, chirp…gone!

  9. Quick update…

    Ran 1/8 mile at Little River Dragway in 7.03 with a 0-60 time of 2.82…

    More to come…