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Old 08-26-2010   #1
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Thumbs up Buckeye Bullet 2.5 electric vehicle world record of 307.7mph

Buckeye Bullet 2.5 claims battery electric vehicle world land speed record of 307.7mph



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The Bullet Buckeye team from Ohio State University has set a world record average two-way speed of 307.7mph (495km/h) with its battery electric Venturi Buckeye Bullet 2.5. The lithium ion battery powered car eclipsed the previous 245mph (394km/h) world land speed record for battery electric vehicles set in 1999 by White Lightning. The new record was set by the Bullet at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah this week, is pending certification by the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), the worldwide motor sports governing body.
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