Quest (1995)

Unveiled in 1995, Quest qualified first amongst seeded teams at Sunrayce ’95 and went on to finish an impressive 6th place out of 38 teams. This was the highest finish ever achieved by a Canadian team.

Past Results

Sunrayce ’95

  • 6th place
  • Highest Canadian placing ever at this event

Vehicle Specifications

Length 6.00 m (19.7 ft) Aeroshell carbon fibre/nomex construction Wheels 16″ Sun rims/custom hubs Drag Co-
efficient:
0.13
Width 2 m (6.5 ft) Chassis Duralcan space frame Transmission Direct belt drive Solar Array 14.5 % efficient Siemens
Height 1.10 m (3.3 ft) Suspension Front: double A-arm (wishbone) and shock absorber
Rear: Duralcan trailing arm with shock
Top Speed 104 km/h (70 mph) Array Power 1100 W peak output
Wheelbase 2.50 m (8.2 ft) Steering Rack and pinion (same as an automobile) Motor 3 hp AC Synchronous
Vehicle Weight 322 Kg (710 lbs) Brakes modified SACHS mountain- bike disk brakes Battery 140 kg (307 lbs) Lead Acid