A 700 hp BMW EV at Pikes Peak this year

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Pike's Peak International Hillclimb will feature a nice field of electric vehicles that are up for the challenge. Ranging from a modified iMiev to a Nissan Leaf, the latest additionis a converted BMW M3 from 1995 by conversion company EV West. It currently boasts 400 hp from its pure electric drive train, but is said to achieve a staggering 700 hp for the race.

 

It will prove to be an interesting event, that's for sure. Pike's Peak International Hillclimb starts July 3rd this year, don't miss it!

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