Tesla tangles with Tango EV on dragstrip, loses

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Tango - Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE
Tango is an innovative half-lane tandem two-seat commuter car with over 33 kWh of lithium-ion battery storage. This striking vehicle challenges our perception of what a vehicle can be. A crowd favorite, this BEV is poised to enter low-volume production. Class: Alternative (Tandem) No. of wheels: Four Passengers: Two Drive type: Rear-wheel drive Power source: 2 100-hp electric motors, one driving each rear wheel. Fuel type: Electricity. 1.6 kwh of lead-acid batteries are standard, but in the Xprize competition, the car will run with about 8 kwh of lithium-ion batteries. Claimed range: 40 miles with lead-acid batteries; 200 on lithium ion Charging: 110-volt, 40 amp on-board charger. For more information: http://progressiveautoxprize.org GET INVOLVED! Watch Awards Show Live 9/16/2010 http://progressiveautoxprize.org/Live Blog http://autoblog.xprize.org/axp Facebook http://facebook.com/PIAXP Twitter http://twitter.com/progautoxp Flickr http://flickr.com/progressiveautoxprize





Tango EV near-record time in 1/4 mile drag race
7/25/2009 21:23 Portland International Raceway Drag Race Alec Proudfoot drives Jorg Brown's Tango EV in near record time for new modified production EV, 228 V (193 to 240 V) class. 12.969 seconds for 1/4 mile drag race with top speed of 99.84 mph.





Tango EV vs Honda at PIR July 2009





Tango Ev 0-60 in 4 seconds
Tango Ev 0-60 in 4 seconds. As driven by George Clooney and Sergey Brin of Google http://goo.gl/ek8Dj




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