New combustion and hybrid prototypes were launched, with further plans of diversification into other areas of sustainable mobility being assessed. The 2017 hybrid prototype placed second overall at Formula Hybrid, USA, making it the first podium finish for the team at the event.

Formula Bharat

The RZX7C prototype secured the Third Place in Cost at Formula Bharat, 2017.

T E A M
Pranjal Tyagi
CHASSIS AND WORKSHOP MANAGEMENT
Abdul Rehman
CHASSIS AND WORKSHOP MANAGEMENT
Raghu Vamsi
CHASSIS AND WORKSHOP MANAGEMENT
Sohan Shetty
SUSPENSION AND ADMINISTRATION
Kiran B M
ELECTRICAL AND TESTING
Lalith Keerthan
ELECTRICAL AND TESTING
Gokul Suresh
Team Captain, DRIVETRAIN AND HR
Pranith Prasanna
BRAKES AND LOGISTICS
Shamveel Mohammed
BRAKES AND LOGISTICS
Santosh V N
BRAKES AND LOGISTICS
Upendra Arun
SUSPENSION AND ADMINISTRATION
Nidith Rai
SUSPENSION AND ADMINISTRATION
Pranav Narahari
ENGINE
Abin Vincent
STEERING AND FINANCE
Aishwarya Bhatt
SMP
Govind Shenoy
SMP
Rounak Maru
SMP
Anushree H N
SMP

Specifications

Weight (kg)
General Specs

Car number : 14

Power to Weight Ratio: 3425 BHP/tonne; Fuel Economy: 7kmpl; Power: 73HP

Top speed (kmph)
Acceleration

RZ08 Combustion had a lateral acceleration of 1.4G.

Specifications
  • 1018 Tubular space frame
  • TIG welded with E-70-S2 filler material
  • CMM verified with max deviation of 0.44MM
  • Bilateral glass fibre with Epoxy resin moulded on MDF moulds
  • SUZUKI GSX R-K9 650cc
  • 3D printed intake with variable runner lengths (Polyamide 2-2)
  • FESTO pneumatic custom length gear shifter
  • Double unequal wishbone
  • ZF FSAE grade customised dampers
  • Pull rod setup for front and push rod setup for rear
  • Tilton 75 series, 0.625in bore
  • Wilwood-PS1, opposing piston, 1.12in
  • Custom designed stainless steel brake floating rotors
  • Braking Torque for all four wheels: Front Wheels: 264.5 Nm;Rear Wheels: 142.5 Nm;
  • 3.04:1 steering ratio
  • Static ackermann 94.88%
  • Drexler FSAE grade LSD, 45NM preload
  • 1:4 final drive ratio, chain drive
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