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    Motorsports: SRI has EV fun in 535-hp off-road racer in Baja

    The first electric vehicle ever to compete in National Off Road Racing Association's (NORRA) General Tire Mexican 1000 completed five of the race's nine stages while averaging a faster speed that its team expected earlier this month, Plug In Cars says. The 535-horsepower SRI EV1 never broke down ...

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    Official: SRI tackling Baja's General Tire Mexican 1000 in an electric buggy [w/video]

    Whatdya expect, a Nissan Leaf? Nope, the National Off Road Racing Association's (NORRA) General Tire Mexican 1000 off-road rally, which starts this weekend, will feature its first-ever all-electric vehicle, and judging by what we see above, it certainly looks the part. SRI EV1, built by SRI, SRD ...

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    Official: 2012 Redstone-Sun Cup going electric with solar power at Baja 1000

    Electric vehicles can work hard, as the 2012 Redstone-Sun Cup (not pictured) should prove when it roars off as part of next year's Baja 1000 in Mexico. The challenge is not just to race across rough desert terrain – without roads – for 1,000 miles, but to "spur the best and the ...

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    Ford to campaign F-150 EcoBoost in Baja 1000

    2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost Desert Racer – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Convincing pickup truck buyers they don't actually need a big 'ol honkin' V8 engine is going to be tough, regardless of how good the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 in the 2011 Ford F-150 may be. We already know that the ...

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    VW Touareg TDI Trophy Truck finishes Baja in 13th place

    Click above for more live shots of the Touareg TDI Trophy Truck from LA
    We took a pretty in-depth look at the first-ever turbocharged oil-burning machine to compete in the Trophy Truck class of the famed Baja 1000 race while we were at the LA Auto Show. The machine itself was a Touareg in name ...


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