By Lisa z 4594 Date 2016-03-17 08:08
Hello, everyone. Renctly we are buliding our 1100cc buggy and do the road test. But today when we go out to have a test, there is a problem on it. No matter which gear it turns to,the top spped can't exceed 40km/h. Is there anyone who knows what's wrong with that and give me some idea? Thank you in advance.
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By Jay H (X-20) (ManxVair CC) Date 2016-04-08 19:25
Buggies are by no means aerodynamic. Perhaps 1100cc is not enough engine to overcome drag?
By Brad H 1498 Date 2016-04-13 00:25
Looks like a bike engine car. Should have some HP but I know nothing about bike engines. Car looks HEAVY. It takes some doin', but you can hit 200kph in a buggy
By Michael T 1299 Date 2016-04-14 03:48
It is a UTV. Clever use of a body that looks like a dune buggy but nonetheless. The website states top speed of 90KPH. I will say no more.
By Lisa z 4594 Date 2016-05-09 01:02
1100cc is OK just for wandering, a leisure buggy, not for daily use. The top speed is 90km/h. Actually we are developing 1500cc.
By Lisa z 4594 Date 2016-05-09 01:05
It uses a car engine. Have you ever heard of Chery QQ. We use the same engine. This buggy is 650kg weight. The top speed of this buggy is 90-100kph, 200kph is really high for a buggy I think.
By Lisa z 4594 Date 2016-05-09 01:07
We design it as an street buggy, for road use, different from a UTV. Yes, we have to limit the spped to no more than 90kph under EEC homologation.
By Brad H 1498 Date 2016-05-11 00:02
Did you figure out what the problem was?
And I have a speed record with my buggy at 200kph set in 2012. Yes it's fast but what a ride!!!!!
By Lisa z 4594 Date 2016-05-17 08:32
It is because of our fault operation. We use it as off road actually it is just for on road use. It damaged the gearbox and we got it repaired.
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