New 0-100 acceleration world record – level 1

18-09-2023 07:00

Students in Switzerland make a very fast electric car. The car is called Mythen.

It is special because it can go from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in less than a second. It drives just 12.3 meters to reach 100 kilometers per hour. This makes it the fastest electric car in the world. It is the Guinness World record.

About 30 students work on the car for almost one year. They make everything for the car. The car is very different from any other car. It is so fast only because the students work very hard. They think about every part of the car.

The car is not heavy. It weighs only 140 kilograms. But has the power of about 240 kilowatts.

Difficult words: weigh (how heavy something is), power (how strong something is).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What innovative technologies do the students use to make the Mythen car so fast?


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