Peugeot’s Bugatti beater?
TG was at the launch of an electric Pug supercar capable of outpunching the Veyron. But did it work?
Posted: 30 Aug 2011
Film-maker-turned-activist Nicolas Vanier – who helmed the EX1 during its record-breaking runs – was on hand at the display. He strapped himself in and gunned it for a demonstration run. Cue transmission noise. Electric cars tend to sound like an underground tube line but this sounded smoother, the mechanical whirr somehow layered in double fat cream.