Shelby Supercars just released an Electric version of their flagship supercar, the Ultimate Aero. The electric car boasts a 10 minute charge time and over 1000hp with 800ft/lbs tq. Shelby aims to lay the smack down on Tesla motorsports and seems to be doing so rather mercilessly. The first preproduction Ultimate Aero EV is slated to arrive in the second quarter of 09.
If, for some reason, you thought EV (Electric Vehicles) would be the death of motorsports or car enthusiasts.. think again! The technology involved in these cars open up whole new realms of enjoyment for the average car enthusiast. Within the next 10 years we are going to have some super fast and economical cars coming our direction.