Nürburgring Lap Record for Toyota EV

From one Green Hell extreme to the other. Below is an analogue, old school 1980 BMW M1 Ring lap. Now watch the most surreal sounding, stupidly fast, modern lap record, from the TMG EV P001. 100% electric and capable of 160mph, gearless, with a massive, instantly accessible 800Nm torque on tap from twin Toyota EV motors, wrapped in a Radical shell. It's phenomenal stuff. The catchily titled TMG EV P001 has just blitzed a new EV lap record of 7:47.794 at the legendary 20.8km Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit in Germany, with Jochen Krumbach at the wheel, seeing off the old 9:1.338 Peugeot EX1's record, by some distance. It makes compulsive viewing for any Nordschleife fan, as the downforce-heavy, massive torque EV car requires a very different technique. Respect is due, although not sure who too – Toyota Motorsport GmbH, Radical Sports Cars or german Electric Specialists, Wolf. You decide...


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