forze delft VII hydrogen powered supercar unveiled
forze delft VII hydrogen powered supercar unveiled forze delft VII hydrogen powered supercar unveiled
aug 10, 2016

forze delft VII hydrogen powered supercar unveiled



forze delft VII hydrogen powered supercar unveiled: after exhibiting the design, TU delft student team forze has been working to produce and realize their hydrogen powered supercar. after several months of testing technology and building, the forze ‘VII’ was presented to the public for the very first time during the gamma racing day. the official unveiling took place at the TT circuit in assen, netherlands. formula one driver jan lammers was present to do the honors during this presentation, revealing the ‘green’ racer to motorsport enthusiasts.

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lammers is excited about the forze ‘VII’, commenting, ‘it is important that our country is aware of the alternatives of fossil fuels. naturally, this hydrogen race car will battle against fossil fueled cars: hydrogen is an alternative with unlimited possibilities, unlike the limited amount of fossil fuel. I will follow the news of forze with much interest.’

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hydrogen is stored and carried in a large tank located behind the driver




forze ‘VII’ is a complete hydrogen-fueled car. this means that hydrogen is tanked, which is an expertise of the new main sponsor pitpoint. together with oxygen from the air, this is converted into water and electricity. the cars of forze are the only race cars on earth which can be driven without any form of harmful emissions. also, refueling is equally as quick as normal fossil fuel, which is a big plus, according to team manager everaert. students of the TU delft make use of many innovative technologies like KERS (kinectic energy recovery systems) which can also be found in formula 1 cars.

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the exterior form has aerodynamic lines flowing throughout it




‘tests are running well,’ says team manager rick everaert, ‘although it is obvious that there is still a lot of work to do before this supercar will win races,’ he continues. it is important that this car can cover long distances safely, therefore, more test time is required before the eco-friendly supercar can set new world records.



video courtesy of forzedelft



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