Electric Racecar World Record: From Zero to 100 km/h in 1.513s!

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The AMZ Formula Student Team did it again: they accomplished a new the world record today: accelerating with an electrical vehicle from 0 to 100 km/h in only 1.513 seconds!

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Formula Student Electric “grimsel” Testing in Alpnach

Here is another featured student project of this semester: Formula Student Electric (FSE). After the outstanding racing season with “Julier” in 2013, the students have designed and built a new and improved Formula Student Electric car “grimsel”, named after the Grimsel Mountain Pass.

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Electric Race Car “julier” wins at Red Bull Ring in Spielberg

I’m very, very proud about what the FSE (Formula Student Electric) team accomplished! After winning the overall 1st place in Silverstone (UK), the overall 2nd place in Hockenheim (Germany), they managed to win the Formula Student event in Spielberg (Austria) too 🙂

Julier in Spielberg (Benjamin Hildebrandt)

Julier in Spielberg (Benjamin Hildebrandt)

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Historic Win in Silverstone: Congratulations to the AMZ Formula Student Team!

It has been a very successful racing week in Silverstone/UK: The AMZ Formula Student team, formed by students of the ETH Zurich and the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, won the first overall place at this prestigious engineering event!

Julier in Silverstone (Picture: Benjamin Hildebrandt)

Julier in Silverstone (Picture: Benjamin Hildebrandt)

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Julier Formula Student Electrical Race Car as Television Star

Yesterday the local television station Tele 1 collected film material for a report about the “Julier” Formula Student team. The team did run more tests on the Alpnach air field, and this time the weather was much better compared to the last weekend. With the risk to get sun burned 😉

Until Tele 1 publishes the material, I have here pictures from the scene, the team and the car.

Camera, and Action

Camera, and Action

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Julier 4WD Test Drive in Alpnach

While weather is bad and Switzerland suffers from record high rain water levels, the Formula Student “julier” team was testing their race car this week-end after the rollout. This time to test the 4WD with more torque. Plus water-resistance ;-). So here are impressions, pictures and a video from this week-end:

Julier Formula Student Race Car

Julier Formula Student Race Car

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Rollout of ‘julier’ Formula Student Race Car

Last Thursday the new Formula Student race car named ‘julier’ had its rollout to the public at Sauber Motorsports in Hinwil, Switzerland. Again a fully electrical racing car, but this time with 4-wheel drive, improved aero-pack and electronics, and able to get from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.6 seconds!

Julier racing (Source Benjamin Hildebrandt)

Julier racing (Source Benjamin Hildebrandt)

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