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Video: Drayson Racing setting World Electric Land Speed Record

Remember the Drayson Racing electric speed machine that set the new World Electric Land Speed Record last week? A video of the run has now been posted onto YouTube.

Drayson Racing speed record

As previously reported, the team in the highly modified Lola B12 69/EV racer set a new electric speed record for a sub-1000kg car, with an average top speed of 328.63km/h.

The car uses a 30kWh battery pack with an overall output of 634kW, with four motors providing propulsion to all four wheels. It’s able to cover 0-100km/h in around 3.0 seconds.

Click play below to see the strangely silent speed stints, which took place at the RAF Elvinton in the UK.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.