Technical Specs

Key Data

In 2010, the nb010 won a competition for the first time in TUfast history, which was the Formula Student Event in 2010 at Silverstone. The car was presented a month prior to this huge win to the public on June 10, 2010.

Mass (ready to drive) in kg
Maximum speed in km/h
Acceleration from 0-100km/h


Nominal power in hp
  • 599cc motorcycle engine from the Kawasaki ZX6R built in 2008
  • Performance 68 KW @ 12,000 rpm 
  • Torque:  60Nm @ 10,000rpm
  • MoTeC M800 engine control unit
  • Self-developed dry sump lubrication
  • Titanium exhaust system



  • Hand laminated CFRP monocoque
  • Aluminum honeycombs as sandwich material
  • Optimization of the layer structure through FEM
  • Weight: 19.5 kg incl. all roll hoops
  • Design for high torsional stiffness with minimal weight

Suspension & Drivetrain


  • Double wishbone pullrod suspension
  • Suspension design with the help of ADAMS, Optimum K and our own software
  • Wishbones made of carbon fiber tubes with glued, milled aluminum ends
  • One-piece milled aluminum wheel carrier
  • four-way adjustable Sachs Racing dampers
  • Kinematic points precisely positioned by reworking the monocoque and 3D measurement on the rear end
  • CFRP rims (1.7kg per rim)
  • ISR disc brake system with 4-piston calipers on the front axle and 2-piston calipers on the rear axle


  • In-house developed, sequential 4-speed transmission with changed gear order
  • Electro-pneumatic shifting actuated by shift paddles on the steering wheel
  • Chain drive on Drexler lamella lock differential 
  • Self-designed and manufactured CFRP drive shafts


  • High-speed CAN bus
  • MoTeC M800 Engine Management System
  • MoTeC ADL3 data logger and driver display
  • Completely modular wiring harness (in-consolidation)
  • Temperature sensors for brake discs and calipers as well as tire temperature sensors
  • In-house developed steering wheel control unit for controlling various functions

Season Recap nb010


Formula Student Germany 2010

2. Place Acceleration 
3. Place Engineering Design 

Formula Student Silver Stone 2010

1. Place Overall
1. Place Endurance 
1. Place Acceleration 

Formula Student Austria 2010

3. Place Acceleration
3. Place Skidpad