Electric Car Drag Racing | Oregon Field Guide | OPB
The Pacific Northwest may not have much NASCAR, but it's the home of NEDRA:
The National Electric Drag Racing Association. Come out to the drag strip
at the Portland International Raceway for some racing gone green - without
a drop of gas. Watch John Wayland's all electric White Zombie leave modern
sports cars in his dust while he sets world records.
Electric Pinto on the dyno
Electric Pinto in Alaska does 314hp at the wheels! The lurch is it
"shifting" the motors from running in series to parallel.
one bad ass pinto
pinto lovers u guys will love this pinto. but u ford guys will hate this
because it has a chevy in it
WORLDS FASTEST street legal ELECTRIC CAR
Learn about EV technology: http://www.electric-vehiclenews.com/
Worlds fastest street legal ELECTRIC CAR 1972 Datsun 1200 Whtie Zombie.
This car is based in Oregon... there are something like 18 hydro electric
power plants in that state! Hydro generation accounts for 58% of all
electricity in Oregon (Over 70% in Washington) and coal accounts for less
Only about 15% of the energy from the fuel you put in your tank gets used
to move your car down the road or run useful accessories, such as air
conditioning. The rest of the energy is lost to engine and driveline
inefficiencies and idling. Therefore, the potential to improve fuel
efficiency with advanced technologies is enormous. With an Electric Car it
costs just $1.00 per 100kms with MUCH more performance than with petrol at
$20.00 per 100kms.
EVs use between 1/6th and 1/10th the energy of a comparable ICE powered
Datsun 1200 EV Specs:
- Motor - Hi Torque Electric 'Siamese 8' Series Wound DC Dual Armature 8
- Controller - Zilla Z2K EHV 2000 Amp
- Battery - 60x 16 Ah Hawker Enersys 'Genesis' Lead-Acid 360 Volts
- Final Drive ratio - 4.11 : 1
- Weight - 2,450 Pounds (1,113 Kilograms)