Abhiyantriki 2014

Abhiyantriki 2014


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Eager and Young Minds of India Show Their Worth in Abhiyantriki 2014

An electric car that can go from 0 to 60 kmph in just 2.23 seconds, a formula racer which passed endurance tests in Germany – the world’s most difficult engineering based design event, the most fuel efficient vehicle to be which is capable of giving 350 Km/L and a Go-Kart which won the Skid Pad award in an international Go-Kart championship. These performance statistics will make you put your fingers in your mouth. If you think all these achievements belong to the top automotive companies, then just hold on to your breath. No, we are not talking of world’s top auto companies; these achievements have been bagged by none other than the eager and young minds of India at Abhiyantriki 2014.

Team Orion at Abhiyantriki 2014
Team Orion at Abhiyantriki 2014

The GEN-NEXT of India’s future engineers had put up an amazing display of their talent, skills and commitment towards automobile industry in the recently concluded exhibition ‘Abhiyantriki 2014’ at KJ Somaiya College of Engineering campus in Mumbai. Be it engineering excellence, designing skills or protecting the environment, India’s next generation is really passionate about their work and ready to take the responsibility. All teams which participated in the Abhiyantriki 2014 mainly comprise of current students from various engineering fields; supported by their seniors on their projects. Most of the parts required for the vehicle systems such as the chassis, suspension system, steering system etc. have been manufactured in-house by these students.



Team Orion at Abhiyantriki 2014:

This racing team of KJ Somaiya College of Engineering had put on display their 1st prototype formula racing model in the Abhiyantriki 2014 on 9th October 2014.

B-150 prototype of Team Orion
B-150 prototype of Team Orion

This prototype named B-150 was made in 2006 which was powered by a single cylinder 150cc auto-rickshaw petrol engine. Every year this model was upgraded with many features & naming it differently by its current team; has now evolved into the sophisticated Arion 2.0 version.



B-150 with auto-rickshaw engine
B-150 with auto-rickshaw engine

Team Orion has installed a 4 cylinder 599cc Honda CBR f4-i fuel-injected petrol engine in their latest model Arion 2.0; which is now a full-fledged formula racing car. Team Orion has participated in International design Competitions organised by Formula SAE and Formula Student Germany. Team Orion has received many awards including the Best Indian Team at the Formula Student Germany event.

B 150 of Team Orion
B 150 of Team Orion

More information at: http://orion-racing.com/

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