800-HP Corvette Claims It’s the Fastest Street-Legal Electric Ever
If the idea of a time-honored icon going all-electric makes your gas-loving blood run cold, we’ve got seven words that may change your mind:
Two hundred and twenty miles per hour.
That’s reportedly the top speed the
Essentially a modified a C7 Grand Sport embellished with a pair of electric motors (front and back), a 60 kWh and either a seven-speed manual or automatic transmission, the GXE’s other specs (800 HP, 700 pound-feet of torque, 175-mile range) are also impressive. In fact, if we’re taking Maryland-based Genovation at their word (and we’d like to), the GXE actually has a faster 0-60 time (under three seconds) tha a traditional C7 (3.5 seconds).
“Our objective is offering a sustainable all-electric high-performance supercar with record-shattering speed capability, paired with ample and efficient range, by harnessing and optimizing the very best of available technologies,”
If the idea of owning a sports car that won’t purr like a C7 but will beat one in a race appeals to you,
To get one, make sure you’ve got $750,000 handy and reserve yours today.
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