B7 Concept Electric Race Car to Reach 500 km/h
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Furthermore the electric B7 Le Mans will challenge the speeds that the engines of the eco-friendly cars are known to develop. The EV concept is inspired by the silhouettes of the most high performance aircraft developed by man and features futuristic drive train technology which was envisioned to deliver optimum handling, performance and speed. The electric super sportscar was dreamed up to exceed speeds higher than 500 kilometers per hour (310 mph).
The concepts features emerging power technologies like super capacitors which can discharge and store electricity much more efficiently than the traditional batteries. The interesting feature of the super capacitors is that there can be discharged at a higher amount of electricity which acts like a power boost for the vehicle for a limited period of time. Even so, the electric power boost will help the vehicle to reach top speeds of 500 km/h, as related by tuvie.com
The super capacitors are designed to be charged by a natural gas-powered V8 engine that would act like a generator. Also, each wheel would be driven by a hub motor which will be connected to the SCC (Speed and Control Computer) and the capacitors which will provide the vehicle the drive and braking functions.The cockpit would allow the driver to control the vehicle from a centered space with the option of keeping the cockpit half opened for slower speeds.
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