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Most people associate electric powertrains with vehicles such as the Nissan Leaf — practical engineering marvels that are about as exciting as wet tofu. But electric motors can produce stupendous amounts of torque for some serious get-up-and-go. For the most part, prices for cars with that kind of grunt are still in rarified territory, but that's starting to change as the technology evolves and more competition arrives. Here's how fast and far you can go without a single gallon of gas.