IIT Bombay Racing to launch ‘EVoX’ tomorrow

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

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Geetanjali Minhas | May 25, 2018 | Mumbai


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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."
 

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