2015 saw the launch of the RZX5 combustion and hybrid prototypes, which participated at Formula Student Italy, and Formula Hybrid, USA respectively, as well as Formula Student India. The team was driven to empower more students to take up mobility projects, and obtain a platform to learn of various automotive technologies.

Formula Student India 2015

The RZX5C prototype placed Fourth, with Second Place in Endurance, and Second Place in Fuel Efficiency.

T E A M
Abhinandan Viswanath
CHASSIS
Abhishek C Shekar
Chassis
Aditya Sudhakar
Drivetrain
Anush Chakravarthi
Engine
Manjeeth R
Engine
Mohit Lal
Electrical
Pavan N Reddy
Project Manager, Brakes
Sachin Malagavi
Engine
Saichand
BRAKES
Saif Aziz Absar
Electrical
Vadiraj Patil
Vehicle Dynamics

Specifications

Weight (kg)
General Specs

Power to Weight Ratio: 144 BHP/tonne

Top speed (kmph)
Acceleration

RZX5 Combustion had a lateral acceleration of 1.4G

Specifications
  • SAE Steel 4130 Tubular Space Frame
  • TIG welded
  • Powder-coated lacquer
  • Aluminium honeycomb bulk head
  • FRP panels
  • Custom made seat based on customer ergonomics
  • FIA approved 5 point harness
  • Honda CBR6 Engine Displacement : 600 cc
  • DOHC with 4 valves per cylinder
  • In house designed Intake-RAM system with K&N air filter
  • In house designed Exhaust 4-2-1
  • In house designed stainless steel Muffler
  • Double wish bone Arc welded
  • Custom inhouse design – Aluminium Uprights Hubs
  • Custom inhouse design – M.S. Hubs
  • Outboard rod ends
  • Push rods
  • Aluminium bell cranks -rear and front
  • Outboard ZF Sachs adjustable dampers
  • Custom made springs
  • Water cooled mode
  • Dana radiator
  • Silicon bends for radiator routing
  • Integrated with Engine/li>
  • 6 speed sequential gear shift
  • Front Dual Piston Willwood calliper
  • Rear Dual Piston Willwood calliper
  • Custom Pedal Box
  • Master cylinder with adjustable bias
  • Custom Rack -pinion in house design
  • Steering wheel with FIA-Quick release
  • Fuel injection
  • Multiport injection
  • Custom fuel rail
  • 8 litre fuel tank
  • Keizer 4L 13” Rims with zero offset
  • Continental slick tires
  • Power Distribution: MOSFET(75A)
  • Wiring: 20,18, and 10 AWG multi-strands wires
  • MOTEC M 800 Reprogrammable ECU
  • Logged by Motec-i2 Pro data-logger
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