IIT Bombay Racing to launch ‘EVoX’ tomorrow

The electric racing car can run 100 km per hour in 2.88 seconds

geetanjali

Geetanjali Minhas | May 25, 2018 | Mumbai


#IIT Bombay Racing   #electric cars  

IIT Bombay Racing will launch its 6th generation electric car ‘EVoX’ in the institute’s on Saturday. The racing car developed by Formula Student team from India based at IIT Bombay is designed to run at 100 km per hour in just 2.88 seconds. It is powered by 40 KW motors, titanium uprights, self-developed battery management system, aerodynamic wings and powertrain.

Following its launch, the EVoX will make a run on the campus.  As compared to other electric racing cars like the BMWi8 at 4.40 sec, Aston Martin Rapid E at 3.00 sec and Mahindra M3 electro at 3.00sec / 100 km per hour, the EvoX will only be surpassed by Tesla Model S P100D at 2.27 sec and Tesla Roadster at 1.9 sec/ 100 km.

The car will participate in Formula Student Competition to be held at British Grand Prix, Silverstone Circuit, UK in July 2018 similar to the International Formula One at engineering college level.

The team has been working to achieve the government's target of making India an e-vehicle nation by 2030 and for the last four years consistently won Formula Student Award by IMechE. 

This year it also won the Formula Bharat’s "Electric Vehicle Concept Challenge."
 

Comments

 

Other News

On a personal note: DIVINE

An underground rapper who grew up on Mumbai streets, Divine spins his music around his environment and poverty. His breakout single, ‘Meri Gully Mein’, along with fellow rapper Naezy caught Bollywood’s attention. The Hindi film ‘Gully Boy’ is inspired by their lives and gr

The role model for an IAS officer

Anil Swarup, an IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre who retired in 2018, is a model bureaucrat who retained his optimism right till the end of service and exemplified dedication and commitment. His excitement at the opportunities that a job in the IAS provided is evident on every page of his new book publis

Reform of the civil services: At home and away

The question of reform of the civil services has been debated extensively at all levels at least over the last five to six decades after independence. Indeed, it was soon perceived that the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) may not be well equipped to deal with the problems of an emerging developing coun

The greatest challenge for any government

Shouting vengeance at all and sundry while wriggling out of holes of our own making seems to be our very special national characteristic. Some recent instances are illustrative of this attribute. A number of business tycoons with thousands of crores of unresolved debts have fled abroad with the government

The mysterious case of CBI’s legality

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) came into existence, based on a Resolution of the home ministry, dated April 1, 1963 – a sheer coincidence that it also happens to be April Fool’s day. Over the past few months, we have seen the CBI live up to its founding day with great zeal, being i

The Evolution of Modi

Gujarat was passing through a turbulent phase in the 1980s. The decade began middle class agitations against new reservation policies, and the caste friction turned communal under the watch of chief minister Madhavsinh Solanki, alienating majority of urban population on both counts. The ground was ripe for

Current Issue

Current Issue

Video

CM Nitish’s convoy attacked in Buxar

Opinion

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter