Worlds Fastest Electric Powered VW Beetle – 9.31 @ 144 mph (video)

The Current Racing electric-powered VW Beetle put in several runs over the Big Bang weekend at Santa Pod with a best run of 9.31 @ 144 mph.
They run in a class called XS at 400V. It’s an American class called NEDRA, and they are currently the worlds quickest door slammer. The records page is here http://www.nedra.com/record_holders.html
At the weekend they we were running around 700hp, but they have the potential to turn it up to +1200hp!!