Repping our team on campus
Some testing
Posing with the mean looking machine

Welcome to the Electric Vehicle Team


We practice common sense design by utlilizing industry standard tools and design techniques while maintaing a focus on taking initiative and independence. All design is performed by students with guidance from senior members and outside domain experts.


The focus of the team is on one of our three electric vehicles: A 2005 Kawasaki Ninja ZX6RR rebuilt into an electric superbike.


We tune and improve our bike to perform in races such as the eMotoRacing all-electric race series, represnting RIT and racing against other schools.

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Behind the RIT Electric Vehicle Team

  • "Hard work pays off – hard work beats talent any day, but if you’re talented and work hard, it’s hard to be beat."

    - Robert Griffin III

  • “I have not failed, I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work”

    - Thomas Edison

  • “I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.”

    - Mia Hamm

  • “Sometimes you just have to jump out the window and grow wings on the way down.”

    - Ray Bradbury

  • You never know the worth of water until the well is dry.

    Chinese Fortune Cookie