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Trev specifications

Size

Mass

Seats

Wheels

Tyres

Suspension

3.3 x 1.2 x 1.2 m

300 kg

2, tandem layout

2+1

165/65R14, low rolling resistance

short-long arm wishbone (front) and trailing arm (rear)

Chassis

Body

Canopy

tub chassis made from aluminium honeycomb boards

foam with fibreglass skin

blown acrylic

Motor

Transmission

Brakes

25 kW (peak) permanent magnet brushless DC motor

2-stage toothed belt, fixed ratio

disc brakes with retracting callipers

Energy source

Battery

electricity generated from solar or wind

40 kg lithium ion polymer (5.5 kWh)

Range

Top speed

Acceleration

Energy use

150 km

120 km/h

0-100 km/h in 10 seconds

less than 1/5 of the energy use of a conventional car

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