The Tokai Challenger - Two
Time Winner of the World Solar Challenge
is a solar car from the Japanese Tokai University. The Tokai Challenger
became the winner of the 2011 and 2009 World Solar Challenge, a race for
solar cars across Australia. The car is designed and tested in collaboration
with students from Tokai University and several Japanese companies in the
automotive industry. The Tokai Challenger covered the 1863 miles in 29 hours
49 minutes and it took an average speed of 62.5 mph.
The Tokai Challenger also became a winner of
the 2010 South African Solar Challenge
recognized by the International Solarcar
Federation and the Fédération Internationale
de l'Automobile, a race for solar cars
across South Africa. It covered the 2524
miles in 45 hours 5 minutes and it took an
average speed of 56 MPH.