Hyderabad, Mar 8 : Students from Mahindra Ecole Centrale (MEC) college of engineering, an international technology school, that marks the foray of the USD 20.7 billion Mahindra Group into the higher education sector, have launched their first completely indigenous All Terrian Racing vehicle (ATV) here.
The Oranguan, or the first off-road racing ATV, has been totally envisioned, designed, built and rigorously inspected by the students of MEC located in Bahadurpally, on the outskirts of the city. Created by the students of Team Gas Monkeys Racing, the competitive arm of MEC SAE Club (Society of Automotive Engineers), the college said in a release here on Friday.
The racing team comprises of some of the most dedicated and hardworking student members of the MEC SAE club and is a collaboration of several teams working on Suspension, Engine and Powertrain, Steering, Brakes, Electronics and Marketing and Finance.
The teams which work together tirelessly to design the vehicle, unveiled MECs first Orangutan and cleared rigorous technical inspections, taking part immediately in a grueling 4 hour endurance race - A significant achievement for a first year team.
The team is looking forward to building their second Baja buggy for the 2020 season, intending to make it even lighter, stronger, tougher and faster, the release said. UNI