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Tim Coronel’s electric buggy takes off

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Panamericana in the Atacama Desert southern Pe...

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Rally driver Tim Coronel has introduced the new electrical buggy for the 2012 editon of the Dakar. It has as basis the McRae 4*2 buggy but fitted with an electrical drivetrain. The technical installation is taken care of by All Green Vehicles in Oosterhout, the Netherlands. With Prodakar Tim Coronel won the solo class of the most demanding rally in the world. Now the prototype is ready to be used, it will be subject to a severe test in various weather types, roads in different states of degredation.This year, the extremely hot and dry Atacama desert can be the deciding factor in the endurance race through South America. So a test programme will take the team to the Netherlands, Spain, France and Morocco. The experiences gained during the tests will lead to the final design of the EV rally car.


Written by joostboers

06/07/2011 at 6:50 pm

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