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Experienced ICE racer gets his first of many EV grins

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by JRP3, Jul 14, 2012.

  1. JRP3

    JRP3 Hyperactive Member

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    #1 JRP3, Jul 14, 2012
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    This guy gets positively giddy while driving this car.

     
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    That is exactly the experience (well, more refined) of driving a Model S or ,I imagine, a Roadster. The fun of really really simple controls.

    I noticed this guy was shifting. Interesting!
     
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    Definitely some big EV grin there, lol!
     
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    #4 JRP3, Jul 14, 2012
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    Yeah, the series DC motors have similar RPM's as an ICE, around 6k max, but loads of torque, so it looks as if they went with a racing auto transmission with manual shift. Dual Warp11 motors and the Shiva 3000+ amps max current controller means this thing should have insane torque.

     
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    How many speeds in that transmission?
     
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    I think it's a three speed, but don't quote me on that.
     
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    Too late.
     
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    LOL :biggrin: ......
     
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    What the Stig was doing under his helmet.
     
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    I Drove A Wicked Fast Electric BMW And It Made Me A Believer In EV Racing

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    #11 JRP3, Aug 9, 2012
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    Same car launching:

     
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    #12 drees, Aug 9, 2012
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    Also have a practice run and qualifying run up, too.


     

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