Mississippi State University engineers develop affordable hybrid sports car
Based on the Subaru SRZ, with a 850cc snowmobile engine and two electric motors, claims 0-100 in 5.7 seconds and 44kmpl!
Students at the Mississippi State University's (MSU) Center of Advanced Vehicular Systems, in the US, have developed a new, affordable hybrid sports car. The result of a two year project, this modified Subaru BRZ, is what the car of the future will be like, according to the engineers.
The students from MSU’s Bagely College of Engineering have essentially dumped the two-litre boxer engine in the Subaru for an 850cc snowmobile motor. There are two electric motors situated at the rear end of the car. The independent motors power each,...