Tesla has made a name for itself as an electric carmaker that doesn’t compromise on speed.
The Model S with a 100 kWh battery can accelerate to 60 mph in just 2.4 seconds — faster than the LaFerrari and the Porsche 918 Spyder.
But Tesla isn’t the only one trying to push speed boundries with its electric vehicles. Several startups are also looking to put their names on the map by building absurdly fast supercars. And it’s not just startups — even big names like Mercedes-Benz are showing off electric cars built for speed.
We’re talking crazy-quick 0-60 mph times here and top speeds — the dynamic duo by which all high-performance cars are judged.
Scroll down for the 5 fastest ones we could find: