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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

The world's fastest purely electric-powered car

NextEV, a pioneering company from China through its sub-brand NIO, on Monday, November 21, 2016 has kept his promise to introduce for the first time a new electric powered hypercar named 'NIO EP9' at the Saatchi Gallery, London, England. Reportedly, only six units of the NIO EP9 will be built, and all six have been reserved for the company's founding investors.
NextEV NIO EP9 electric-powered hypercar. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1fyM6U)
The hypercar with a weight of 3,825 lbs (1427.65 kg) is specifically designed similar to the European sports cars, and claimed to be the fastest electric-powered car in the world. 

The NIO EP9 driven by four electric motors pinned on each wheels that can generate power of 1 megawatts, which is equivalent to 1,360 horse power and torque of 1,480 Nm.
Front three quarter of NextEV NIO EP9 electric-powered hypercar. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1fyM6U)
With a battery system that can be assembled and the EP9 NIO battery can be fully charged in just only 45 minutes. In the full battery condition, this brand-new hypercar can reach a distance of 427 km, is claimed to accelerate from a standstill to a speed of 200 km/h in just 7.1 seconds and a top speeds of 313 km/h.
Interior view of NextEV NIO EP9 electric-powered hypercar. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1fyM6U)
NextEV said that the NIO EP9 already been tested at the Nurburgring circuit Nordschliefe, Germany in October, 2016. In that trial, the NIO EP9 able to devour the whole 20,8 km racing track in 7 minutes 05.12 seconds, beating the previous record and make it as the fastest electric-powered car in the world.

Other trials also been held at the Paul Richard Circuit, France on November 4, 2016. In that time, the NIO EP9 recorded a time of 1 minute 52.78 seconds, beating the previous record time of 2 minutes 40 seconds.
Rear view of NextEV NIO EP9 electric-powered hypercar. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1fyOao)
"Today we launched a new electric-powered hypercar has broken the records in Nordschliefe. The NIO EP9 born to break the boundaries and the first phase of production NIO," said William Li, the founder and CEO's NextEV.
Li also said that the NIO EP9 is proof that electric cars will be the future of the automotive industry, along with the development of technology and manufacturing capabilities in the world of electric-powered vehicles. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | CAR AND DRIVER | AUTOEXPRESS]
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