Thursday, August 25, 2011

Racing electric cars: new record

On Sunday 26 June 2011, at the eighty-ninth career of electric car for pikes peak international hill climb, the car sponsored by Yokohama tyres set a new record.

Developed by AC propulsion vehicle broke its own record 2010. The new brand established by Japanese pilot ikuo hanawa was 12: 20: 084, almost one minute less than the previous one.

The machine manufactured by summit motorsports uses efficient tires of yokohama bluearth and Sanyolithium-ion batteries. The electric motor generates 268 horsepower (200 kW). It is a high performance version of the AC ACP 150engine in the BMW MINI E.

The company calls its innovative technology "tzero", which was created to a cooling system efficient for the induction of the vehicle engine, so you can run the race with maximum power, managing to beat all previous records.

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