Swiss Formula Student team breaks world record 0-100km / h sprint

Jun

23

2016

Swiss Formula Student team has put down a world record in the sprint from zero to hundred kilometers per hour with an electric car. The racing team was able to reach the speed of 1.513 seconds.

The old record was 1.779 seconds, and in July 2015 was put down by the German Formula Student team of the University of Stuttgart. The Swiss seized when just off the record with a time of 1.785 seconds. By improving the power-to-weight ratio the Swiss team now knew to set a faster time. The car weighs 168kg and has a power of 140kW which is good for 200hp.

The AMZ Formula Student team consists of students from the University of Zurich and the university in Lucerne. In August, teams from different countries will compete in the unofficial world championship, the Formula Student Germany. The Swiss team will be in the race include, among other things against the team from TU Delft, Eindhoven and URE HARD Groningen. Belgium is represented by the team Formula Electric Belgium.

In early June, students from Delft presented their race car for 2016. The car is 160kg heavy, has 177pk and accelerates in 2.3 seconds from standstill to 100km / h. Last year’s race was the team from Delft won .

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