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OwnerSanta Cruz Solar Racers, Richard Rahders, Manager
LocationSanta Cruz, California United States map
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Wind/PV Hybrid Solar Racecar
MotorAzure Dynamics/Solectria BRLS-8 Brushless DC
Drivetraintoothed belt
ControllerAzure Dynamics/Solectria
Batteries0.00 Volt,
varies, this is what was used for the Aussie World Solar Challenge
System Voltage60 Volts
Solar (Siemens/Photocomm/ASU), K and W
DC/DC ConverterAzure Dynamics/Solectria
InstrumentationE-meter plus others
Top Speed60 MPH (96 KPH)
(Don't know for sure, but has been driven over 60 MPH)
Range1800 Miles (2896 Kilometers)
completed Darwin-Adelaide WSC, solar-only
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight605 Pounds (275 Kilograms)
in Aussie WSC, varies
TiresAvocet Fasgrip
Additional FeaturesOperable Wings. In 12-15 mph crosswind, they supply about 50% of our power at 35 mph.

Footle-bar steering. Steer with feet, operate wings with right hand, operate brakes and throttle with left hand.

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