The McMurtry Spéirling is single-seat sports car designed for maximum speed. Mat Watson from Carwow scored some time behind its wheel, and while he was at it, he managed to do the 1/4-mile in less than 8 seconds. The 2200 lb. car packs a 1000 hp electric drivetrain and fans that produce 2 tons of downforce.
Italian automaker Pagani’s latest vehicle is a work of art on wheels with a smooth, aerodynamic shape. It has a carbon fiber and titanium chassis with steel subframes and is driven by a Mercedes-AMG bi-turbo V12 that makes 864 hp. A purist’s dream, it can even be equipped with a 7-speed manual transmission with a gated shifter.
NoCal’s Elation Hypercars is showing off its $2 million electric sports car. The Elation Freedom is slated to produce 1414 hp via its three liquid-cooled motors – or 1903 hp for buyers who opt for a fourth drive unit. It also features a carbon fiber monocoque chassis, which should help offset the weight of its 100kWh or 120kWh battery.
If there was ever any question that electric vehicles could be faster than gas-powered ones, let this video be a lesson to you. Ride along as the NIO EP9, a 1342 hp electric hypercar laps the Nürburgring in 6:45:90 – the fastest time ever recorded in a production car.