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 |  Mar 28 2012, 7:32 PM

Some automotive enthusiasts saw EVs as a sign of motorsport’s eventual dom, but electric vehicles are proving that to not be quite true.

Quimera Responsible Racing wants to be the first on the market with a true All Electric Drift Car (AEDC). While electric cars won’t roar like a V8 they can burn serious rubber.

It isn’t actually far-fetched to imagine them competing at an actual drift event. Quimera sure hopes that its AEDC will be well-received by drifters nationwide, and is currently hosting a design contest for the car’s livery.

The international competition will grant the winner and a friend a trip to California’s Irwindale Speedway – aka The House of Drift – for the car’s official unveiling on October 12. Quimera will also give the winner $5,000 in spending cash, so if you’re interested click here.

Quimera hopes to encourage all forms of motorsports through its electric vehicle platforms in the future. We’re curious to see how their AEDC will perform out at Irwindale Speedway later this year.