(VIDEO) Lola-Drayson B12, the 850hp electric race car revealed!
Update of January 12th article with two new videos, the press conference and a time lapse of the built.
We were talking about this project between Lola and Drayson Racing Technologies Group last September, now is the time of the reveal.
The B12/69EV has been presented during the Low Carbon Racing Conference at the NEC in London. This is an electric race car prototype, a technology demonstrator dedicated to break records on international race tracks.
“Electric racing represents a considerable new business opportunity for motorsport and underlines the growing commercial potential of green racing and technology. Electric-powered racing is really taking off with the launch of the new FIA Formula E world championship for electric racing cars planned for 2013 and we are thrilled to be at the forefront of the push for innovation at such an exciting time for the sport and industry.”
Lord Drayson, Managing Partner at Drayson Racing Technologies
Here is some of the technolgies it features :
-Electrical regenerative damping
-Lithium Nanophosphate A123 System
-850hp for 1000kg, allowing a 0 to 100kph in 3.0 ...