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About the 2023 Solar Cars

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Miami Drift


Solar Panels: 3 rigid panels (Canadian Solar HiDM PERC Panels) wired in series 

Batteries: 12V VMax Sealed Lead Acid Batteries


Motor: We used a brushless motor. It is more energy-efficient because there are no brushes rubbing against anything, no energy is lost due to friction, making brushless motors more energy-efficient. They can run on batteries for up to 50 percent longer


Charge Controller: Victron Energy SmartSolar Charge Controller MPPT with a 150V operating voltage 



Solar Panels: Rigid panels (Panasonic) - 350 watts

Batteries: Sealed Lead Acid (VMX V15-64)


Motor: Curtis Brushless 16 Kilowatt System


Seat Belt: 5 point harness with an added seat belt bar to hold the seat belt in an easily accessible location.


Structure: Made from scratch - Wood flooring, Steel square tubing, Delta shape, L :102.25in W: 69.25in H: 52.25in

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