Toyota Sets New EV Record at Nürburgring Track in Germany

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Fast Electrons!

Toyota Motorsport GmbH’s (TMG), the German division of Toyota's racing division, set a new electric vehicle at the very prestigious (and very tricky) track of Nürburgring in Germany.

The vehicle was the electric TMG EV P002, which is powered by a 42kWh lithium-ion battery. Its electric motor generates 469 hp and allows the EV to go up to 161 MPH. It was driven by Jochen, setting a new record of 7 mins 22.329 secs, breaking the electric record previously set by TMG last August by more than 25 secs.

You can see his record-breaking lap here:

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