The GreenTeam Formula Student electric racing car E0711-5 may look like an Ariel Atom, but it’s much more than than that. It managed to accelerate from 0-62mph in a mere 1.779-seconds, smashing the previous record by 0.006 seconds, and making it faster than a Formula One race car. This 100kW vehicle is powered by 4-motors, along with a 6.62kWh battery, which enabled it to achieve the record run in just 25-meters. Continue reading for a video and more information.
“The car has been developed by 40 students at the University of Stuttgart to help them compete at the Formula Student Electric competition which challenges students to build a single seat race car to compete against teams from around the world. The competition is due to be held in Hockenheim in Germany later this summer,” reports The Daily Mail.