Move Over Tesla, Here Comes The Aero

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The Tesla Roadster has been the poster-child of the ultimate fast and cool-looking environmentally friendly vehicle (www.dogonews.com/2008/01/29/stylish-fast-and-green-this-car-s-got-it-all). Now it looks like the Ultimate Aero EV will easily usurp it from its pedestal on both grounds.

The car has been conceived and designed by West Richland based Shelby SuperCars, who manufacture the SSC Ultimate Aero TT, which with a fastest speed of 257 mph is officially the fastest car in the world, as verified by the folks at the Guinness Book of Records (see video below).

The Aero EV is simply going to be a greener version of the original. While it will not reach the top speed of the gas-powered car, it will come pretty close, at 208mph.

The car, expected to be in showrooms later this year, is fitted with a twin motor system capable of producing 1000 horse power and go from zero to sixty in an astonishing 2.5 seconds. In contrast, the Tesla has a 250 horse power and takes 3.9 seconds to get to the same speed.

Shelby Motors expects it to the take only 10 minutes to fully charge the car, thanks to an on-board system, known as Charge on the Run, and expect a fully-charged car to cover 150-200 miles, before running out of power.

While the 3-speed automatic transmission car is expected to be available by the end of the year, the company hasn't decided on the price yet. If the price of their Ultimate Aero TT is any indication, we would estimate at least $700,000 USD for the electrical version - definitely not a car for the faint of heart or wallet!

Source: ScienceDaily.com, Telegraph.co.uk, Dailymail.co.uk

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339 Comments
  • love Teslas Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 10:33 am
    this car cool but I still love teslas the most
    • love Gymnastic Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 10:25 am
      I still like Teslas and bugattis but this car is cool
      • typarmesean
        typarmeseanWednesday, February 20, 2019 at 6:11 am
        wow
        • bacon_bitzz
          bacon_bitzzWednesday, February 20, 2019 at 3:39 am
          Ok, just gotta say, this car looks AWESOME!!!
          • MaeveMonday, December 17, 2018 at 10:50 am
            I love Tesla’s my favorite is the model x p100d!!
            • despire
              despireSaturday, December 15, 2018 at 11:19 am
              That's my favorite car
              • savanaahsurfer
                savanaahsurferSaturday, December 1, 2018 at 4:31 pm
                I have a Tesla and its awesome
                • TeslaThursday, November 15, 2018 at 11:07 am
                  The new Tesla roadster has 0 to 60 in 1.9 and goes over 250 MPH.
                  • jq273815
                    jq273815Monday, April 1, 2019 at 7:16 am
                    cool smart bro :-)
                  • keaton speirsThursday, May 24, 2018 at 10:14 am
                    i would buy the chevy camaro
                    • HenryWarrior75Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 10:22 am
                      The 2015 Porsche 918 spyder, when its electric, beats it all with an acceleration of 2.2 seconds