AMZ - World Record! 0-100kph in 1.513 seconds



Really nice video about the team & car

The students who created world’s fastest accelerating race car

30 students of ETH Zurich, the Academic Motorsports Club Zurich (AMZ) have created the fastest accelerating electric car that put to the test across the runway at Dübendorf Air Base in Switzerland.

Video has been released that demonstrates the performance of this electric car, nicknamed ‘grimsel’. It can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 1.513 seconds, thus breaking Guinness world record for fastest accelerating electric vehicles.

The speed of ‘grimsel’ is half a second faster than world’s fastest production cars (electric) which includes Tesla. It is also faster by two-tenths of a second than the previous record holder. It even beats the Zombie 222 electric Mustang by a reasonable margin while the fastest production cars are also no match for the ‘grimsel’ – Porsche 918 Spyder (2.2 sec), LaFerrari (2.4 sec), Bugatti Veyron (2.5 sec).


This video shows you the motors, battery, bms, steering wheel, pedals etc. very interesting.

This is a 4WD Hub Motor Setup


Garlits Swamp Rat 37ev dragster 60’ time is 1.168sec = 55mph=88kph hard to say but it appears Garlits rig is quicker.