UTSME17: Amber

UTSME17: Amber,  our third electric vehicle, achieved 2nd place in the Formula SAE Australasia EV.

Overall result: 2nd out of 9 participants.

Awards:

  • 2nd Overall in EV
  • 1st Efficiency
  • 2nd Endurance
  • 2nd Autocross
  • 2nd Design
Power (Peak)
  • 72kW (@ 5500 rpm)
Torque
  • 60 Nm (@ 0 rpm)
0 – 100 kph
  • 3s
Cornering capability
  • 1.6 G
Weight
  • 220 kg
Wheelbase
  • 1525 mm
Track (f/r)
  • 1125 mm/1100 mm
Weight Distribution (f/r)
  • 45/55
Chassis
  • Hybrid aluminium honeycomb monocoque
Motor
  • Enstroj Emrax 228HV
Controller
  • Unitek Bamocar D3
Cooling System
  • Dual Loop Aluminium Radiator System
  • Electric water pump
Accumulator
  • Nominal 518.4V
Battery Management System
  • Orion BMS
Transmission
  • 4.2 triplex chain drive
Differential
  • Drexler FSAE Differential
Axles and tripods
  • 4130 Cro-Moly axles
  • Taylor Race tripods
Suspension
  • Dual Wishbone (f/r)
  • Direct acting (f/r)
Unsprung
  • 6061-T6 Machined aluminium uprights
  • 7075 – T6 Machined aluminium whubs
  • 2.5mm forged aluminium rims (10”)
Springs & Dampers
  • Coil springs
  • Ohlins TTX25 dampers
Electronics
  • Motec PDM32
  • Motec C127 dash
  • Custom loom
Steering
  • Rack: centre mounted (6.4/1)
  • Carbon fibre steering wheel
  • Steering column: universal joint, fabricated mounts
Pedal Box
  • Fabricated sheet steel
  • Fabricated aluminium base
  • Adjustable position
Brakes
  • Master cylinders: AP Racing CP7A55 14mm
  • Brake bias: driver adjustable
  • Front brake calipers: Wilwood 2 Pot
  • Rear brake calipers: Wilwood 2 Pot
Tyres
  • Front: Hoosier 18.0×6-10 R25B
  • Rear: Hoosier 18.0×7.5-10 R25B
Bodywork
  • Carbon Fibre Nose Cone
  • Aluminium Fan Shrouds
Impact Attenuator
  • Aluminium honeycomb
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