Electric Cars And Bikes Approaching Records On Drag Strip

By: Ben Preiss - Published:   Updated: Apr 7 2011 • References: nedra and
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.