The 2012 plug-in Chevrolet Volt and the new all electric Nissan Leaf are not what most people would consider performance cars.
In fact they are designed to get people from point A to point B using the least amount of energy and burning the least amount of oil.
If you think about it…in some ways they are the ultimate economy cars but that doesn’t mean they can’t be fun to drive.
To determine which of these two new revolutionary cars is the better performance machine we put them to the test the good old fashioned way: with an electric car drag race.
So which one is faster? Watch this video Mash-up Drag Race & lateral G test to find out.