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FSM-200

 

 

FSM-200 won the team's first ever Carroll Smith Award for innovative design. A highly prestigious and seldom awarded recognition for excellence in engineering.

The team achieved first place in Engineering Design at the 2003 FSAE-A competition, and after a DNF in Endurance even finished 13th overall. 

The third generation of UWAM's vehicle was also the first car that the team took International; to the world championships in Michigan in May, 2004.

There it again won the Carroll Smith Award, and the team achieved a highly impressive 1st place in Engineering Design and 13th place overall in the field of 134 International universities competing from around the globe.

Specifications

Weight:230 kg
Power:60 hp 
Engine:Honda CBR600 F4, custom fuel injection, intake and exhaust.
Drivetrain:6-speed with push-button semiautomatic shifter.  Chain RWD with Torsen LSD.
ChassisCarbon fibre monocoque with space frame rear.
Suspension: Double unequal length wishbones, non-parallel axes with toe control in rear.  Fox dampers and springs. Custom welded hubrights.
Electronics:Semi-automatic gearshift.  Motec controller with data acquisition system.  Traction control system.  Digital driver feedback display.
Brakes:    Custom 4-wheel slotted petal disks with Brembo dual-piston callipers.