24 Nov '14, 10am

Swiss electric car sets acceleration World Record

Swiss electric car sets acceleration World Record

An electric racing car developed by students at ETH Zurich and the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts on Monday set a world record for acceleration, the universities announced. The “grimsel” car sped from zero to 100 kilometres an hour in just 1.785 seconds, at a military airport in Dübendorf in the canton of Zurich, smashing the the previous record. The previous record of 2.13 seconds was set by Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. Operated by a student team from the Academic Motorsports Club Zurich (AMZ), The grimsel car, reached a speed of 100 km/h in less than 30 metres, ETH Zurich, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, said in a news release. Thirty students from the two swiss universities developed and built the racing car in less than a year. The carbon fibre constructed vehicle has a total weight of 168 kg and is powered by four AMZ ...

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