Comments - BMW M3 Electric by EV West to Tackle Pikes Peak

Published: May 18, 2012
Description: The team over at Electric Vehicle West has created a 1995 BMW M3 Coupe for running in the Pikes Peak event this coming July. So, what's so special about this particular E36 M3 you might ask? The ...
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Steven Velez May 19, 2012
e36 m3. that is all
Jason Brower May 18, 2012
@Quinn, just stop, you're making yourself look foolish. He means that because it's an electric motor the full 700ft-lb will be available at all times, unlike an engine.
Dimitry Mikhailovich Malikov May 18, 2012
I don't get it, why did they use the M? The thing that makes a BMW an M is the engine, and they got rid of it! So what's the point?
Quinn Conner May 18, 2012
And 700 torque at the end. What's the point of your comment?
Description: It sits on a set of 17-inch lightweight wheels and EV West plans on adding some carbon fiber panels in the future for an even lighter weight.
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Rune Stallaert May 18, 2012
Paul, what about Tesla?
Den Zo May 18, 2012
Imagine the ridiculous burnouts you could do in something like that... 1 gear and 700ft?
Paul Roberts May 18, 2012
Did electric cars just become fast???
Description: EV West is based out of San Marcos, California. The Pikes Peak event is run annually in July. Keep an eye out for the M3 Electric as it attempts to set some competitive times on the grueling course.
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