Tech Specs

The Electric Imp is a 270 horsepower / 370 ft/lbs torque, battery powered racecar built to FIA and SCCA regulations. It is designed to compete against gas and electric cars in closed circuit road races and autocrosses .




Chassis   1995 Subaru Impreza 2 Door Coupe



Motor   (2) Siemens 5134WS20 AC Electric Motors



Controller   (2) Simovert 6SV1 AC Controllers



Battery Pack   35.15 kW-hr of Kokam SLPB 80460330H High Power Lithium Polymers



Struts   Ground Control Advanced Design Struts



Springs Front   Eibach Racing Springs



Springs Rear   Eibach Racing Springs



Differential Front   Stock Subaru 3.9 open rear diff



Differential Rear   Stock Subaru 3.9 open rear diff



Brakes Front   Tilton Racing Master Cylinder, steel braid lines, Wilwood Dynalite Calipers, Performance Friction 01 Pads and Direct Drive Rotor



Brakes Rear   Tilton Racing Master Cylinder, steel braid lines, Carbotech pads and Subaru stock rotor and caliper



Regenerative Braking  

Third pedal controlled (in place of clutch pedal), progressive, 300 amp 266 ft/lb torque (650-amp/370 ft/lb torque possible)




Wheels   Rota Slipstreams 15 X 7 5 X 100 35mm offset



Tires   Goodyear 23.0X8.0B-15



Onboard Computer   Motion Computing Tablet Computer M1300 with View Anywhere Screen



Operating System   Microsoft Windows XP Tablet Edition



DAQ System   EECI ADC-16 Analog to Digital converter



Software   Custom software written in National Instruments Labview



Charger   Manzanita Micro PFC50 Beta 500 Volt Charger



Battery Management System   ProEV Custom system with individual cell monitoring and active balancing



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