Let’s face it, most people are still underwhelmed by the performance of electric vehicles, or at least in comparison to the hybrid / petrol supercars out there, but that’s all about to change with the VOLAR-e. It’s one of the most powerful electric cars ever built with an output of 1,000 horsepower, thanks to four electric motors. Its best feature is probably the super-quick charging battery that can be recharged in under 20-minutes – a regenerative system keeps them topped off each time you brake. Continue reading for a video of the actual car and more information.
“The car can reach 62-mph in just 3.4 seconds, putting right up there with other racing vehicles, and it has reached a top speed of 186-mph. It also has four driving modes – eco, dynamic, racing, wet – but the company hasn’t specified the difference with each one, yet. The vehicle was taken for its first public outing this week at the Circuit de Catalunya, a race track in Barcelona, Spain. The car is the result of a collaboration between the European Commission, who provided half of the funding, and Spanish design firm Applus IDIADA.