• No.244

Sun Favor (1993 : TI500)

Concept Car / Electric Vehicle / Competition

Specifications

Overall length / width
5,960/2,000mm
Wheelbase
1,050mm
Tread (front)
1,434mm
Curb weight
150kg
Turning radius
6.0m (nose)
Solar cells (type)
Monolithic silicon
Generating capacity
Over 1kW
Primary batteries
Silver oxide zinc
Coefficient of drag (Cd)
0.11
Seating capacity
1
Top speed
120km/h
  • Note:1993 World Solar Challenge entry

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Sun Favor(1993: TI500)

Sun Favor was a solar car, powered by the energy of the sun's rays. It used advanced technology such as monolithic silicon solar cells and a primary battery employing silver oxide zinc technology. It achieved 2nd place in the FIA Electro-Solar Cup in Suzuka 1992 , received the "Most Outstanding" Award at the Asahi Solar Car Rally in Kobe 1992, and came in 12th at the 1993 World Solar Challenge (WSC) in which it traversed the Australia continent from north to south.