ELECTRIC FORMULA STUDENT:
A new vehicle is being designed by MAC Racing, specially for Formula Student competitions in the year 2021.
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FALCON (UPGRADED) - Electric Motorcycle
Wheelbase upgraded from 1345mm to 1365mm
Seat design upgraded from dual seat to single seat
Improvements in Bodyworks
Other minor Design changes
FALCON - Electric Motorcycle
MOTOR: Mechatronix 1.5kW, 3000 RPM, 48V BLDC Motor
BATTERY: 80 Ah, 48V Battery from Yasuka
FEATURES: GPS and Speed Tracking, RFID Sensor
TRANSMISSION: Chain and Sprocket
TOTAL WEIGHT: 130 kg
SPECIALITY: First attempt at building an electric motorcycle, which was later upgraded to overcome its minor flaws. It achieved 4th place in first attempt at AEBC and later, after upgrades, became the overall winner of the category at E-Bike Racing Challenge.
R742 - Solar three wheeler
MOTOR: 1.5kW, 742 RPM, 48V BLDC Hub Motor from QS Motors
BATTERY: 48V battery from Yasuka Corporation
CONTROLLER: Electronic Speed Controller
DESIGN: Three Wheel Tadpole Design
Flexible Solar Panels
TOTAL WEIGHT: 184 kg
SPECIALITY: Though there were setbacks of LL240, the team did not get discouraged, but built a new vehicle with renewed vigor and spirit. Within a year, the team designed and fabricated entire new vehicle from scratch. The team achieved huge success in both the events, and secured top ranking within the team's second attempt, which was thought to be impossible feat in the event's history. This vehicle broke the records of "Fastest Autocross in history of ESVC"; it also won many other awards in other categories. It was the best in range vehicle in its class.
LL240 - Solar Car
MOTOR: 2kW , 48V BLDC Motor
BATTERY: 48V, 104Ah Li-ion Battery
TOTAL WEIGHT: 400 kg
MATERIAL OF CHASSIS: AISI 4130 Seamless pipes
DESIGN: 4 wheel design
Flexible Solar Panels
SPECIALITY: First endeavor of Modified Auto Club. Designed and built the entire vehicle from scratch, without any prior experience. Classic example of Indian Jugaad - used the gearbox and transmission of Indian auto rickshaw coupled with BLDC motor!
Though honest efforts were put forth by the team, it got rejected in competition technical inspection due to technical flaws in ESVC 2018. The vehicle caught fire in Indo-Asian Solar Challenge 2018.