How fast was the first electric car?

EVs are not necessarily known for being speed machines. Even with all the technology available right now, they don’t seem to be outperforming gas cars as much as they should be. So I wonder, how fast was the first electric car?

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Chanice Boyd
Answered on Apr 28, 2022
It’s the 1800s, and you’ve stepped into your shiny new electric wagon. Hold on to your hat because this new ride can reach top speeds of 14mph. Buckle up!
Electric cars have come a long way from where they were in the 1800s when they entered the world of automobiles. In the US, the first electric car was made by William Morrison somewhere between 1890-and 1891. Morrison developed a six-passenger wagon that could reach speeds of up to 14mph.
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