World’s fastest accelerating car developed by Formula Student team

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Students from the Academic Motorsports Club Zurich (AMZ) of ETH, Zurich managed to build the fastest accelerating car in the world. The all-electric Formula car managed to hit 100 kmph in 1.513 seconds, within a distance of under 30 metres.

The car weighs in only at 168 kilograms, thanks to the use of carbon fibre materials. Four independent wheel hub motors transfer 200 HP of power via four-wheel-drive technology. All this make the Formula car 1.3 seconds faster than the...