Peugeot EX1 Concept Laps Nürburgring Nordschleife In Record Time [VIDEO]

Last weekend, Stéphane Caillet, driver and tuner-technician from the Peugeot’s Research & Development Centre, was at the wheel of the EX1 Concept Car, which lapped the circuit’s 12.944 miles in 9 minutes and 1.338 seconds, with an average speed of 85.951mph.

The previous electric speed record on this circuit was 9:51.45 from 2010, set by a modified MINI E.

The record was formally recognised by WIGE Performance, the official time-keeping body for the Nordschleife.


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