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Revolutionizing Electric vehicles

 

Penn Electric Racing is the University of Pennsylvania’s Formula SAE Electric
Team. Each year, we build award winning, fully electric racecars that aim to push
the envelope, bringing together Penn’s brightest engineers in the process.

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ABOUT US: BY THE NUMBERS

 

106 students. 48 sponsors. 1 team. 

 

6 years. 5 cars. 34 trophies.

 

75m in 3.807s, an American record.

 

0-60mph in 2.65 seconds.

 

100,000+ hours.

Our Legacy

 

We may have joined FSAE EV only 5 years ago, but motorsports have a long legacy at Penn.

 
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REV3

2016-2017

Placed first at Formula Lincoln with best 0-75m acceleration in North America, faster than freefall.

 
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REV1

2014-2015

America’s first fully functional, student built, electric racecar.

 
 

OPUS

2011-2013

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

 
 

SOLAR CARS

1989-2006

The 1997 Independence, pictured here.

REV4

2017-2018

Our first racecar with 4 wheel drive and custom in wheel powertrain.

 
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REV2

2015-2016

Broke the North American 0-75m Acceleration Record with a 0-60mph time of 2.6s.

 
 

REV0

2013-2014

 
 

RENEGADE

2006-2011

NHRA Dragster

Cells: Deep-cycle Lead Acid | Peak Power: 250 hp
Peak Torque: 500 lb-ft | Top Speed: 100 mph
Pack Voltage: 276 V | Peak Current: 1000 A
Weight: 3000 lbs