Tesla has made a name for itself as an electric carmaker that doesn’t compromise on speed.
In February, the Model S with the 100 kWh battery reached 60 mph in just under 2.3 seconds (2.275507139 seconds, to be exact) while operating in Ludicrous mode. It was enough to beat a Porsche 911 Turbo S.
But Tesla isn’t the only one trying to push speed boundaries with its electric vehicles. Several startups are also looking to put their names on the map by building absurdly fast supercars. And it’s not just startups — even big names like Mercedes-Benz are showing off electric cars built for speed.
We’re talking crazy-quick, 0-60 mph times here and top speeds — the dynamic duo by which all high-performance cars are judged.
Scroll down for the 5 quickest ones we could find: