On 29 September 2017, BRP-Rotax makes history once again, presenting the Rotax THUNDer, its first electric powerpack for Rotax racing carts, to the public at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg.
With its high-performance electric powertrain and powerful state-of-the-art lithium-ion batteries, the Rotax THUNDer is a premium class powertrain. This innovative eKart powerpack with a maximum output of 20 kW and 46 Nm easily measures up to combustion engine karts. It accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.5 seconds and has a maximum speed of 130 km/h. The Rotax THUNDer also delivers a unique and enjoyable driving experience – environmentally friendly, sustainable, and free of noise and exhaust gases.