A few days ago the Formula E firm NextEV revealed in London a jaw dropping new electric super car called NIO EP9. The specs they claim for this car, including a mighty impressive Nurburgring time, means this thing warrants closer inspection. So buckle up and let’s get up close and personal with the NIO.
Before we get to the car itself, let’s check out the Nurburgring video in which NIO EP9 set a lap time of 7 minutes 5 seconds, the fastest ever for an electric vehicle:
Now let’s join Shmee150 as he walks around the EP9 and details the important bits of this fantastic beast:
Just to recap, these are the important technical highlights of the EP9: With four high-performance inboard motors and four individual gearboxes, the EP9 delivers 1-MegaWatt of power, equivalent to 1,360PS. The EP9 accelerates from 0-200kph in 7.1 seconds and has a top speed of 313kph. With an interchangeable battery system, the EP9 is designed to be charged in 45 minutes and has a range of 427 kilometres.