Aspark SP600 Hypercar Sets New Electric Vehicle Speed Record, Reaching 272.6 MPH

Aspark SP600 Breaks EV Speed Record (Aspark)

The Aspark SP600, a Japanese electric hypercar, has made history by achieving a record-breaking speed of 272.6 mph. On June 8, the SP600 reached 438.7 km/h at the ATP proving ground in Papenburg, Germany, surpassing the Rimac Nevera’s record by 16.6 mph.

This impressive feat was accomplished by seasoned German racing driver Marc Basseng, who has a reputation for pushing cars to their limits. The SP600’s record-breaking run is a testament to its impressive capabilities, which have been honed through extensive testing and development.

Aspark SP600, a Japanese electric hypercar (Aspark)

Manufactured in Italy by Manifattura Automobili Torino, the SP600 boasts a sleek and aerodynamic design, bespoke Bridgestone Potenza Race tires, and a powerful electric powertrain.

This achievement marks an outstanding milestone in the electric hypercar market, which is rapidly gaining momentum. The SP600’s speed also surpasses the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport’s 267.8 mph, solidifying its position as a top contender in the market.

While details about the car remain undisclosed, it’s clear that the SP600 is a serious improvement over its predecessor, the Aspark Owl, which had a top speed of 257 mph.

As the competition heats up, other manufacturers like Koenigsegg and Hennessey are also vying to break the 300-mph barrier with their respective models, the Jesko Absolut and Venom F5. The electric hypercar market is poised for further growth and innovation, and the Aspark SP600 is leading the charge.