Don Garlits has been working towards breaking the 200mph barrier in an electric dragster for a long time.
Legendary drag racer Don Garlits has been working on an electric dragster for some years, looking to take that car to 200mph. Now General Motors’ Chevrolet division is getting into the electric act with its eCOPO Camaro.
Together with the Jr. Dragster JEGS team, Jeg Coughlin has developed a turn-key conversion kit to transform alcohol-powered Jr. Dragsters into electric machines.
Fuel economy has continued to stay top of mind for drivers throughout the United States causing a rise in the request for alternative sources, including electricity. In fact, over 90,000+ electric vehicles were sold in the United States last year.