Penn Electric Racing is the University of Pennsylvania’s Formula SAE Electric
ABOUT US: BY THE NUMBERS
81 students. 52 sponsors. 1 team.
7 years. 6 cars. 39 trophies.
75m in 3.807s, an American record.
0-60mph in 2.65 seconds.
13 custom circuit boards. 30,000+ lines of code.
200,000+ hours spent learning.
We may have joined FSAE EV only 5 years ago, but motorsports have a long legacy at Penn.
Placed first at Formula Lincoln with best 0-75m acceleration in North America, faster than freefall.
America’s first fully functional, student built, electric racecar.
Converted Honda Ruckus to electric.
Cells: 18650 Li-ion | Peak Power: 8.5 hp
Top Speed: 50 mph | Pack Voltage: 72 V
Peak Current: 100 A | Capacity: 2.7 kWh
Weight: 240 lbs | Range: 60 miles
The 1997 Independence, pictured here.
Our first racecar with 4 wheel drive and custom in wheel powertrain.
Broke the North American 0-75m Acceleration Record with a 0-60mph time of 2.6s.