28 Apr '14, 11pm

Factory Five Racing 818 Electric ushers in new era of EV builds [w/video]

Factory Five Racing 818 Electric ushers in new era of EV builds [w/video]

The project, undertaken by Erik Hansen of 33 Machine with help from the aforementioned EV West crew, is still sans bodywork but that didn't stop its builders from taking it to Adams MotorSports Park in Riverside, CA for its initial shake down spin. Despite sharing the track with a handful of converted cars, the little racer found the real estate to make some big impressions. Building your own EV lets you to tailor the drivetrain to fit your desires and budget. Building your own EV offers the advantage of letting you to tailor the drivetrain to fit your desires and budget. In the case of this electrified 818, the component choices are certainly interesting. Let's start with the motor. It's an AC35x2 from Hi Performance Electric Vehicle Systems (HPEVS) and, as the name suggests, is actually two AC induction motors in a single casing. Interestingly, it uses two separate Curti...

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