KMR-2014 is our fastest, lightest car yet. Weighing in at just 483 lb (219 kg), it achieves a 0-to-60 time of less than 4.2 seconds.

The major innovation is serious weight loss. The hubs are 39 percent lighter. Suspension links lost 40 percent and rockers dropped by 50 percent.

It also has a lot of stickers.

The KMR-2014 car

KMR-2014 Quick Facts

Acceleration0 to 60 in <4.2 seconds
Mass219 kg (483 lb)
Weight Distribution50% front / 50% rear
Dimensions3.0 × 1.4 × 1.1 m (L × W × H)
Engine2006 Honda CBR600 F4i
ECUMegaSquirt MS3
Cost Report Total$10,414.65
Chassis4130 steel space frame

Contributors

Bennett Welker (Chief Engineer), Vinod Nimmagadda (President), Keenan Albee, Kevin Chen, Colin Cowles, Sophia Dolan, Erik Elbieh, Frank Fang, Bruce Lee, Bill Miller, Chris Miller, Tom Rasmussen, Matt Sheridan, Harry Smart, Lana Wang