0 to 60 MPH in Under 1.5 Seconds, Electric KillaCycle Sets New World Speed Record : MetaEfficient
The KillaCycle, the worldâ€™s electric motorcycle, and the official world record holder in the Â¼ mile drag, broke the world record again using its lithium-ion batteries. The official record for any electric vehicle worldwide in the Â¼ mile is set now at an elapsed time of 8.16 seconds. Weighing just over 165 pounds, the A123Systems battery pack delivers over 350 horse power to the motorcycle drivetrain and holds 7.5 kWh of energy. The KillaCycle set the record at the All Harley Drag Racing Association (AHDRA) event at the Firebird Speedway in Chandler, Arizona on March 31, 2007.
Would love to hear what it sounds like. I assume one hears mostly squealing tires?