ELMOFO’s Radical Electric Racer Beat Its Petrol-Powered Competition, Twice

ELMOFO’s Radical Electric Racer Beat Its Petrol-Powered Competition, Twice

By Campbell Simpson

With ex-V8 Supercar driver Garth Walden at the wheel, the ELMOFO car built by Newcastle’s Solar Power Australia is capable of 0-100km/h in 3. 5 seconds and 0-160km/h in 6. 5 seconds on to a top speed of 265km/h, without any gearing — power is channeled to the rears with a single-speed limited slip diff.

An electric Radical SR8 entered in the NSW SuperSports championship has decimated its petrol-powered equivalents not once but twice in the last couple of race meetings.

The electric racer has more power and torque than its petrol counterparts, but is a little heavier as a result of the battery pack and twin motors.

Read more here: Gizmodo

    

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