This is just a step towards races at the speed of sound
. This baby is able to hit speeds of 320 MPH
Ohio State's Buckeye Bullet Smashes World Record For Fastest Electric Car | Popular Science
VBB2.5 aimed to set the same kind of speed to beat in the all-electric category. Powered by batteries provided by sponsor A123, VBB2.5 logged an average mile speed of 291 miles per hour. But VBB2.5 wasn't done. The very next day driver Roger Schroer throttled VBB2.5 to a peak speed of 320 miles per hour, logging a two-way average mile speed of 307.66 miles per hour.