Electric car breaks UK land-speed record


Electric car photo linkElvington airfield near York was the scene of yesterdays UK electric car land speed record.

Originally purchased on eBay, The Nemesis – a heavily-modified Lotus Exige – clocked an average speed of 148mph (239km/h).

Driven by racing driver Nick Ponting from Gloucester, the car was designed and built in Norfolk by a team of British motorsport engineers.

To watch the record attempt: http://bbc.in/Uw8KZ5 or click the above photo