Organisers make energy usage of competing cars public
8 November 2011

The full results of last weekend's Bright to London RAC Future Car Challenge have been released.

The new Gordon Murray Design T27 electric car won best overall entry at this year’s Future Car Challenge, a 60-mile eco-rally designed to establish the industry’s most fuel-efficient vehicles.

The annual Brighton to London event – inaugurated in 2010 – featured more than 65 super-frugal cars, MPVs and LCVs. Entrants included a Nissan Leaf, Tesla Roadster, Citroen Nemo van and Peugeot 508 e-HDI.

Full results - energy measured in kWh

1 Gordon Murray Design T.27 (EV) 7.0 kWh2 Windreich E (EV) 8.53 Smart Fortwo coupe electric (EV) 9.74 Volkswagen Golf Blue-e-motion (EV) 10.15 Lotus Elise S1 Electric (EV) 11.06 MG MGF Electric (EV) 11.17 Delta E-4 Coupe (EV) 11.58 Proton Saga EV (EV) 11.59 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Electric (EV) 11.610 Volkswagen Lupo Electric (EV) 11.711 Volkswagen Golf Blue-e-motion (EV) 12.112 Mini-E (EV) 12.213 Delta E-4 Coupe (EV) 12.314 BMW ActiveE (EV) 12.615 Citroen Nemo Van Electric (EV) 13.516 Nissan Leaf (EV) 14.117 Nissan Leaf (EV) 14.318 Nissan Leaf (EV) 14.919 Tesla Roadster (EV) 15.120 Nissan Leaf (EV) 15.621 Smart fortwo coupe electric (EV) 16.322 Lightning GT (EV) 16.823 Smart fortwo coupe electric (EV) 17.624 Smart fortwo coupe electric (EV) 17.625 Smart fortwo coupe electric (EV) 17.726 Radical SRZero (EV) 20.327 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) 27.628 Proton Exora REEV (E-REV) 27.629 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) 28.830 Honda Insight (HEV) 29.831 Toyota Auris Hybrid (HEV) 36.032 Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Crossover (HEV) 37.733 Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Crossover (HEV) 39.534 Peugeot 508 Hdi 44.635 Volkswagen Passat Blue-motion (ICE) 46.836 Mini Cooper Diesel 49.537 BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics (ICE) 50.638 Fiat 500 Twin Air (ICE) 52.839 Peugeot 508 Hdi (ICE) 59.3

All other finishers either had no data logger fitted or data collection problems.

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