Supercharged presenter Nicki Shields gets a close-up view of the Venturi Buckeye Bullet 3.
Nicki Shields inside the cockpit of the record-breaking electric car.
Camille Jenatzy was the first man to exceed 100 kph (62 mph) at Acheres, near Paris in 1899 in an electric car, christened "La Jamais Contente."
Supercharged spoke to the driver of the VBB3, Roger Schroer before the record attempt.
The record was broken at Utah's famous Bonneville Salt Flats.
The car was driven along an 11-mile stretch of the salt flats.
Venturi were the holders of the electric land speed record clocking an average speed of 307.6 mph (495 kph) in 2010.
The electric car creates around 3,000 horsepower.