Jun 21, 2016 - 09:05 am New speed record. At 7.631 seconds, the 800-volt electric dragsters called “Electric Fox” has set a new European speed record of a quarter-mile course. Driver Maris Ozolins managed to hit 171.02 mph (275 kph). insideevs.com (video) – ADVERTISEMENT – Previous article Jaguar, China, Schaeffler, Heuliez Bus. Next article Fiat-Chrysler, VW, Nissan, SsangYong, Porsche, Solar Impulse 2.