August 2, 2012
John Wayland's '70s Datsun, dubbed the "White Zombie" has an interesting secret...
Watch as John Wayland's electric car, the "White Zombie" leaves high-powered gas cars in the dust at the drag races.
John claims that his car is the world's fastest accelerating street legal electric car. Witness this 1972 Datsun, time and time again take advantage of the electric motor's full torque in the first instant and continue to break world records!
First Broadcast: 2007
Producer: Vince Patton
Videographers: Greg Bond, Michael Bendixen
Editor: Greg Bond
Alexandra Bruce note: No, this electric car is not "the answer" to our energy crisis because the electricity he uses to power his car generally requires coal-fired plants to generate. But it's still a fun little car!