Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2012        Go!    
 
 
December 11, Monday 2017 10:58 AM       

       HEADLINES: Ockhi: 130 stranded in Lakshadweep returns back                                              Three Keralites killed in Pollachi accident                                              Vigilance gives clean chit to Tom Jose                                              Ockhi relief operations remain as announcements: Chennithala                                              Employment violations in P V Anwar’s park will be probed: T P Ramakrishnan                                              French tourists thrashed by locals in UP                                              Sri Lanka formally hands over Hambantota port to China                                              ISIS still not defeated: May warns Iraq                                              Afghanistan calls for snapping ties with US                                              Trump's Middle East advisor set to depart White House                                              Our batting let us down on a seaming track: Rohit Sharma                                              Diego Maradona arrives in Kolkata on three-day visit                                              ISL 2017: FC Goa thrash Kerala Blasters 5-2                                              Hamstring injury rules Jadhav out of Lanka ODIs                                              Olympian Sajan Prakash to sell medals for training                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       AUTOMOBILE Next Article: Toyota, Suzuki finalise pact to launch EVs in India by 2020  
       World's Fastest Cat goes head to head with Super Fast Car: Who won?
 
         Posted on :19:12:48 Dec 1, 2017
   
A A
       Last edited on:19:12:48 Dec 1, 2017
         Tags: World's Fastest Cat goes head to head with S
 

LONDON: This has to be one of the most exciting races ever as a racing car driver has taken on a cheetah in an extraordinary drag stunt ahead of the Formula E season.

Techeetah driver Jean-Eric Vergne challenged the world's fastest creature in the animal kingdom in his all-electric Formula E car, with both capable of reaching 60mph in as little as three seconds, reports Mirror.

If that does not make you excited, the result of the race surely will.

The cheetah initially raced past ahead of the car, reaching a staggering speed of 62mph (100 km/hour) in just three seconds.

But after taking an initial lead, the cheetah is eventually beaten out by the race car, which can travel at the speed of up to 140mph (225 km/hour).

The footage was released to raise awareness of the threat of climate change to animals such as cheetahs ahead of next week's UN Environment Assembly.

The race was set up by Formula E, and took place on a landing strip in a remote part of the Western Cape of the southern tip of Africa.

Formula E founder Alejandro Agag said, "We knew the similarities in performance between the Formula E car and a cheetah, so we were curious to see the outcome. But, what's even more important is to determine the outcome for the future of not only us, but the cheetah and other animals we share our planet with."

The new Formula E season begins on Saturday (December 2) in Hong Kong.

A A
       AUTOMOBILE
Next Article: Toyota, Suzuki finalise pact to launch EVs in India by 2020
 
 
AUTOMOBILE HEADLINES
Panasonic develops two-passenger automatic driving vehicle  
World's Fastest Cat goes head to head with Super Fast Car: Who won?  
Toyota, Suzuki finalise pact to launch EVs in India by 2020  
Electric vehicles way ahead for Smog-choked Delhi  
Piaggio to roll out new electric scooter 'Vespa Elettrica' in 2018  
Suzuki unveils new range with enhanced safety measures  
Yamaha unveils 'Motobot' motorcycle-riding robot  
Lutyens Motorrad launched as BMW Motorrad Partner in Delhi  
Hyundai rolls out Tucson with 4WD system at Rs 25.19 lakh  
Mercedes retains top slot in luxury segment in India  
Skoda unveils new SUV Kodiaq  
Mercedes launches Edition C priced at Rs 42.54 lakh  
Tata Motors launches compact SUV Nexon at Rs 5.87 lakh  
Renault unveils premium SUV Captur; launch likely before Diwali  
Datsun India launches redi-GO GOLD 1.0L at Rs. 3.69 lakh  
Jeep Compass bookings touch 10,000 mark  
Chinese passenger car now being manufactured in Pak  
Datsun India launches more powerful redi-GO 1.0L  
Ducati launches the all new Scrambler Desert Sled in India  
Hero MotoCorp phases out select models, variants  
Maruti overtakes Infosys, ONGC in market capitalisation  
GM to stop selling cars in India by 2017 end  
India eyes all-electric car fleet by 2030  
Honda Activa now world's largest selling two-wheeler  
Tata Safari Storme replaces Maruti Gypsy in Indian Armed Forces  
 
Do you think Congress gained political mileage from Ockhi tragedy?
yes
 
no
 
no opinion
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy