800-Volts Dragster “Electric Fox” Sets European 1/4 Mile Record At 7.631 Seconds (w/videos)
Europe has new 1/4 mile record for electric dragsters – set by the “Electric Fox” in Tierp Arena, Sweden on May 6, 2016.
Driver Maris Ozolins, sponsored by Drive eO (PPIHC winner in 2015) managed a 7.631 seconds @ 171.02 mph run. (Above video, plus more below)
The impressive result is #3 in the NEDRA overall standing (first DR/A5 class).
The special powertrain of the Electric Fox uses six
pot engine electric motors from YASA!
Electric Fox dragster:
Best result 7.631 sec (top speed 275.2 km/h), mere 0.357 sec off the current electric world record.
SFI2.5C spec dragster chassis
Six YASA Motors electric motors
Six Drive eO drive controllers
Bespoke 800 V lithium ion battery pack
Peak power 1020 kW / peak torque 2160 Nm
Kerb weight 725 kg
More on the project here.
Electric Fox 8.0
Electric Fox 8.032 @274 kmh at Tierp Arena
Electric Fox 7.631
Electric Fox runs 1/4 mile at 7.631 – new European record for EV vehicles!
Electric Fox Tierp
Electric Fox in Tierp May 2016