The World’s Fastest Electric Cars: These Will Blow Your Mind

Think electric cars are slow? Think again – these electric supercars are some of the fastest things on four wheels

Most electric cars are designed to eke as many miles as possible from a full battery charge. But there are others designed with the sole purpose of travelling as fast as possible. Here are some of the very quickest, from the past, present and future.

La Jamais Contente

The name translates as The Never Satisfied, and it set the world land speed record in 1899 – at the dizzying speed of 66mph. Things, as we shall see, have moved on a long way in the 119 years since.

The next car on our list could rewrite the rulebook when it arrives in 2020...