Genovation GXE (the Electric C7) Hits 210 mph, Sets New Record by Evan Williams September 26, 2019 Share Comments Genovation Cars, the company that is building electric C7 Corvettes, has just announced what it calls a new speed record for a street-legal EV. The company’s GXE is a C7 Chevrolet Corvette platform that’s had the LS swapped out and in its place is fitted 800 hp worth of electric motor. That motor is still connected to a seven-speed manual should you want an electric that still needs to you to exercise both feet or an eight-speed conventional automatic. Using the proving grounds at the Kennedy Space Center, the GXE was able to hit 210 mph flat-out. A speed that was verified as a world record by the International Mile Racing Association. Does this mean they need to try a ‘Ring time now? “During testing, we broke our speed record that was set in 2016. This a testament to Genovation’s continuous improvement philosophy that guides everything we do to enhance the capabilities of the GXE,” said Andrew Saul, CEO of Genovation Cars In regards to that road-legal caveat on the record, Genovation says it will be building a run of 75 cars to start. Deliveries are set to begin early next year. The GXE gets carbon-ceramic brakes, a 10-speaker JBL audio system, and a special 10.4-inch center console touchscreen housed in what Genovation calls a bespoke interior. If you’re more worried about range, the GXE can do 175 miles on a full charge.