Electric Vehicles in Action at the 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

AUG 8 2013 BY ERIC LOVEDAY 1

 

This year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb became a breakthrough event for electric vehicles.

Unfortunately, most of the electric field had to contend with rain during the race.

Unfortunately, most of the electric field had to contend with rain during the race.

An electric motorcycle captured overall victory in the two-wheeled class by beating all of the competition, including gassers, too.

And Monster Tajima set a new record for electric vehicles with a time of 9:46.530 time, which is the first ever under 10 minutes for an electric.

But there was way more electric action on the hill and now we have video to prove it.

Check out this near 20-minute clip highlighting the electrics that hit the hill to compete at the 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb.

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Can you imagine dry road conditions??

the torque monsters have arrived.

Turn the page for ICE’s