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For those of you that love speed, but w/o the need for combustion:
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130131-electric-cars-enter-the-fast-laneEach one will look similar to a standard single-seat, open cockpit Formula 1 car, complete with large wings at the front and back. Details of the engines are still under wraps, but its designers do not think performance will be a problem.
“We are working at the extreme edge of what electric drive can do,” Peter Van