The MGB Electric Sports Car

Analysis by Warren Winovich

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ModelTransmissionTime 1/4mileVelocity 1/4 mile
MGB sports car '67direct-drive24.43726.835s49.1251.07 mph
Toyota MR 2 '851st & 2nd16.655s80.67 mph
Toyota Paseo '921st & 2nd18.453s67.25 mph
Ford Ranger '961st & 2nd19.942s66.85 mph
Saturn coupe '92direct-drive19.433s70.45 mph
Toyota RAV 4 '04direct-drive20.644s64.65 mph
Th!nk (Ford) '02direct-drive21.914s56.72 mph
Speciality drag-racers and record holders
ModelTransmissionTime 1/4mileVelocity 1/4 mile
Current Eliminator1st & 2nd10.330s123.05 mph
Mazda RX 7 '881st & 2nd12.050s114.85 mph


Figure 8. Acceleration performance of the MGB sports car, as calculated, compared to electric cars participating in drag-racing competitions. Speciality drag-racing electric cars car break the so-called "13-second" barrier.

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