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Engineering.com - Solar Racing Car Tema Optimizes Unique Aerodynamic Design

The eight-time winners of the American Solar Challenge, the University of Michigan (U-M), have unveiled the car they hope will propel them to a global win at the World Solar Challenge across Australia in October.

Dubbed “Aurum,” this golden vehicle is unique because of the placement of the cockpit behind the front right wheel. In fact, the chassis needed to be extended to accommodate the elbow of the seated driver.