She's Electric
Classic & Sportscar, Zagato Zele, March 2007
‘If you need an extra spurt of power to cut off a pizza delivery boy, there's the overdrive pedal. Situated on the floor to the right of the cockpit, pressing it gives the Zele an extra but limited burst of speed. Since it's an electrical current that powers the engine and not petrol, air and a spark, the engine, like a light bulb, is either on or off meaning the driver has little control.’

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