Time to finish your project car
When building a car to suit your needs, the engine is often the starting point. Now it’s time to take your project in a green direction thanks to Yamaha’s new 800-volt motor. Rated at 470 horsepower, it is poised to shakeup the world of hybrids and electrics. The world’s biggest companies are in a race for electric supremacy, much like how Porsche has upped their stake in Rimac to 24%.
The press release highlights their abilities to power everything from motorcycles to track cars, all you need is a battery and a little time. It is self-contained without the need for cooling pumps or radiators. Instead, the oil filter is mounted on the case for easy maintenance. Their goal is create new opportunities in mobility and fun in the aftermarket, so tell us what you would do with 470 horsepower in the comments below.