CNC milled all-electric racer

200mph EV based on 1923 Model T Ford

It may still be a work in progress, but hot rod enthusiast Todd Perkins is already leaving onlookers breathless with The Inhaler.

With 30 years in the hot rod industry behind him, Todd knows a thing or two about making cars that go fast and look good while doing it.

The goal is for the 1200lb Inhaler to reach speeds of up to 200mph – pretty impressive for a custom built electric vehicle.

We want to achieve over 1 g. in lateral acceleration, with a 0-60 time of around 2 seconds…

Click through to see a brief clip of the form being milled by CNC, in preparation for the eventual fibreglass layup.  

Todd isn’t going about this alone – technicians, experts, students and enthusiasts are all pooling resources to get the unique vehicle on the road by the end of the year.

original article: Gas 2.0 via Monogocoro

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Chuck drank his haterade this morning… Looks as if the foam will serve as a buck for laying fiberglass over and creating the body pieces… seems a bit early to call ugly. Can tell you are a lonely dude, keep hatin’ Chucky.

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