Fastest Cars = Electric

Via WSJ:

Want a Car That Goes Crazy Fast? Go Electric With luxury auto makers—from Porsche to Aston Martin—poised to release electric sports cars that upend earnest eco-clichés, going green will soon entail going startlingly fast.


Porsche Mission E

The Mission E concept car, shown above as a rendering, is in many ways a redefining automobile for the Stuttgart-based luxury-performance brand. Previewing a car in the mold of the Tesla Model S, it has two clear advantages: a captivating design by Michael Mauer and the company’s bred-to-the-bone knowledge of what makes a sporting car great. The design calls for two electric motors, fore and aft, totaling more than 600 hp. The car will be capable of inductive charging (no plug) and of using Porsche’s 800-volt supercharging (15 minutes equals 250-mile range).



The Rimac Concept_One

The 1,224-hp Rimac Concept_One has a top speed of 220 mph. Only eight of these million-dollar prototypes have been built. Former “Top Gear” host Richard Hammond destroyed one of them in June.