The fastest car ever? Remember the Chevy eCOPO Camaro that totally dominated the world of speed? Well, the brand new Ford Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 now comes out as the latest edition to the whole drag strip for electric kings!
The new electric car beast was announced on Thursday by the Blue Oval showing off just what particular kind of performance this zero-emission type of dragster is capable of spewing off. This is not a joke, the car is said to be able to hit a whole quarter-mile in just 8.27 seconds with a trap speed of just 168 mph. Whoever said that electric cars were boring?
Chevy eCOPO Camaro who? The Ford Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 is the latest electric king of the drag strip, and on Thursday the Blue Oval showed off what kind of performance the zero-emissions dragster is capable of. We're talking a quarter-mile time of 8.27 seconds and a trap speed of 168 mph. Who said electric cars can't be cool?
More about the Electric Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 by Ford
The chassis tuning has actually been a sort of different type of ball game for both Ford and its partner known as MLE. Being able to bring in a huge amount of sheer power also means that it should be capable of bringing in a huge amount of sheer data along with control systems with a particular bespoke algorithm in order to keep everything running spot on just like the clockwork in the competitor Cobra Jet 1400.
At the end of the day, Ford is actually thinking it'll take away a whole lot of lessons from this car and plans to incorporate them in their upcoming high-performance electric cars. The time has come for the electric car mammoths to come out as they are now not only known as efficient, they are starting to catch up on speed!
You're probably already excited to see the Cobra Jet 1400 and don't worry, it will be making its very first public run over at the known NHRA US Nationals this very week. No worries, you'll be able to catch this online and watch live via the nhra.tv.
The world of electric cars
It's hard to imagine that in the past, electric cars were a very niche preference for most people due to the preference of petrol or diesel vehicles. Now, Elon Musk's Tesla 3 is quite able to outperform most cars when it comes to mainstream sales.
Aside from sales, electric cars, in general, have drastically transformed catching up on speed that was previously unimaginable for electric cars in general. Ford's new Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 takes electric cars to a whole new level by showing the world that speed does not just come from gasoline.
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Written by Urian Buenconsejo