Photos: Speedy sports car powered by batteries

The Wrightspeed X1 prototype runs solely on batteries and can go from zero to 60 mph in three seconds, putting it in the elite rank of sports cars. Wrightspeed founder Ian Wright wants to put his cars on the market in about two years.

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