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This record-breaking EV can go from 0 to 60 mph in 1.4 seconds

Unlike the Batmobile, the McMurtry Spéirling will eventually make it to market.

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Poor conditions be damned, the McMurtry Spéirling hypercar is here to break records. The British automaker’s signature EV just hit 0 to 60 mph in 1.4 seconds and did a quarter mile in 7.97 seconds.

The kicker is that the Spéirling did it on a damp day on England’s Silverstone circuit.

The McMurtry Spéirling hit those impressive times in a YouTube video with Carwow, earning a spot as the fastest-accelerating car the channel has ever tested.carwow / YouTube

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The Spéirling comes from the recently-formed British automaker, McMurtry, which got its start in 2016.

The EV hypercar earned a lot of attention for its Batmobile-esque design but also for breaking records at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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We got the first real look at the Spéirling at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, where McMurtry said that its electric hypercar would aim to beat several records.

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The Spéirling is already on the way to beating record-setting times after some unofficial times done with the Carwow YouTube channel in less-than-ideal conditions.

Extra downforce

The Spéirling has one distinct advantage though, its downforce-on-demand fan system that generates an extra 2,000 kilograms of downforce for improved grip.

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You can see just how much that extra downforce makes a difference when compared to an Audi S8 in Carwow’s video.

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We don’t have exact specs for the Spéirling yet, but McMurtry is already taking preorders for its electric hypercar that will, surprisingly, be road legal.