Racing Green

RACING GREEN is an iconic 8x22min BBC TV series about the first electric car driving the entire Pan-American Highway - the longest road in the world.

now available as a 2 disc DVD set on RacingGreenEndurance.com/DVD .

The documentary follows a team of visionary engineering graduates from Imperial College London on a mission to establish a world record. They want to show that battery powered cars can drive long distances and are ready to replace petrol guzzling cars. 

To prove their point they decide to drive from the top of Alaska to the tip of Argentina, and cover a staggering 26,000 km through 14 countries across 2 continents. They encounter some of the most magnificent and challenging terrain on earth, face extreme weather conditions from sub-zero temperatures to tropical downpours and searing heat, and they struggle with crashes, breakdowns and fire.

RACING GREEN offers an inspiring insight into an astonishing achievement of mind over matter, and captures the undeterred and pioneering spirit of young men ready to tackle the challenges of our future. It shows how vision and determination by a few individuals can truly make a difference.

RACING GREEN is a landmark for the electric car revolution of the 21st century.

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RacingGreenEndurance.com is an initiative of Imperial College students in London who built the best electric car in the world with 400bhp, a top speed of 200km/h, an acceleration from 0-100km/h in 7 seconds and a record breaking range of over 500km


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RacingGreenEndurance.com is an initiative of Imperial College students in London who built the best electric car in the world with 400bhp, a top speed of 200km/h, an acceleration from 0-100km/h in 7 seconds and a record breaking range of over 500km at a average speed of 90km/h.

On the 1st of July 2010 the RGE team set out to establish a world record by driving the first electric car along the entire 26000km long Pan-American Highway from Alaska to Argentina - it's the longest road in the world.

An 8 part BBC World News TV series started on the 1st of January 2011 and the DVD with the full story about this pioneering clean-tech world record can be ordered on RacingGreenEndurance.com/DVD.

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