This is the Buckeye Bullet 2.5, an electric powerhouse that just broke the land-speed record for battery-powered vehicles on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. The car was built by a team of engineering students at Ohio State University. It’s powered by a 600 kilowatt lithium-ion battery pack and runs a massive electric motor that shredded the car’s gearbox after just one run. The car hit a maximum velocity of 320 miles per hour and logged an average top speed of 307.7mph in two runs. The average speed shatters the previous battery-powered vehicle speed record of 245mph set in 1999 by White Lightning. The Buckeye Bullet 2.5 is sponsored by French electric vehicle manufacturer Venturi Automobiles. Hopefully the company will use what the OU team learned to build some electric road rockets for the streets.