World’s fastest electric car named “Ereca” Faculty of environment and Information Studies of Keio University, and 38 enterprises

2003. The Laboratory in the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies at Keio University and 38 enterprises in Japan.

The maximum speed of “Ereca” using Lithium-ion battery power is 370km per hour. It is a five-passenger, eight-wheel-drive car, and motors are encased in each wheel. It is 5.1m in total length, 1.9m in width and about 800 h.p. Fuel consumption is 24km/l in 10.15 running mode.

It is twice or more as good as a passenger car in the same class. It will go 300 km on one battery charge. It can be fully charged in about 5 hours using the power supply at home.