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Electric Cars And Bikes Approaching Records On Drag Strip

By: Ben Preiss - Published:   Updated: Apr 7 2011 • References: nedra and news.yahoo
With battery cell technology improvements adding more power per weight electrics are coming closer to liquid fuel cars. The KillaCycle, an electric drag bike, posted the fastest quarter-mile time by an electric vehicle, 8.16 seconds — that's 2.36 seconds off the nitromethane world record for drag bikes set by Larry "Spiderman" McBride last year.