In a friendly race between Citroen's conceptual Survolt electric car and the Agni Z2 electric motorcycle, the race was held at Thruxton Race Circuit recently. Behind the wheel of the Citroen Survolt is Le Mans / Touring Car racer Vanina Ickx, daughter of six times Le Mans winner and F1 driver Jacky Ickx.Piloting the Agni Z2 is the fastest woman around the Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) course and championship leader in the 2010 TTXGP clean emissions motorcycle race, Jenny Tinmouth.Watch the race after the jump!
The Citroen Survolt comes with a tubular chasis and twin electric motors, with 220 kW (300hp) from 0 to 5000 rpm. The car can reach 100km/h under five seconds and has a top speed of 260km/h.
The Agni Z3 comes with eighty small battery packs and a 50kw (65hp) electric motor and it sprints 0-100 km/h in 3.5 seconds and has a top speed of 209 km/h.