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NextEV Nio EP9: the electric megacar to the assault of Paul Ricard, The Chinese company NextEV has just unveiled its Nio brand and its very first model, the EP9. an electric supercar claiming not less than a megawatt is 1,360 hp. and it is on the Paul Ricard circuit that it has recently continued its development.
NextEV is known for its Formula E team, committed since the beginning of the competition in 2014. the Chinese team also offered the first title pilots thanks to the Brazilian Nelson Piquet Jr. But now, NextEV intends to enter the market electric supercars via its new brand Nio and especially the NextEV EP9, its very first model. behind her not very sexy name hides a true track beast developing not less than a megawatt is 1,360 hp, which allows him to enter the very closed circle of « megacars » including the latest Koenigsegg and Bugatti Chiron. on the performance side, NextEV announced a top speed of 313 km / h and a 0 to 200 km / h shot in 7.1 seconds.
THE PAUL RICARD IN 1: 52,780
To achieve this result, the NextEV Nio EP9 boasts four electric motors, each with its own gearbox. the Chinese supercar is thus equipped with a transmission with torque vectors particularly evolved. the whole is coupled with active aerodynamic appendices giving it a ground support twice that of a Formula 1 according to NextEV.
Presented by its creators as «the fastest electric car in the world,» the NextEV Nio EP9 recently attacked the Paul Ricard circuit. she clocked a time of 1: 52.780, becoming the fastest electric car on this track. last month, she had offered the same title but on the Nürburgring this time with a time of 7: 05.120.