What is fascinating about electric cars is the torque with which the cars can accelerate and beat (almost) any internal combustion vehicle. Already n the first analyses – among others by Sandy Munro – the peculiar construction with magnets was admired. Now the YouTube channel Lean Engineering has published a video where they go into the specifics of the design and why. They explain the torque when starting and the reduction of energy losses when going downhill.
Here is the video:
This article was also published in German.