|BRM Bee Four ERV|
On 16th October 2008 Bee Automobiles Ltd announced that the Bee Four electric racing vehicle (ERV) designed by Martin Ogilvie, will participate in the British Speed Hill Climb championships with Graeme Wight jr as the driver. Bee is now delighted to announce that the ERV will race as the BRM Bee Four ERV reviving the BRM brand in its 60th year.
The BRM Bee Four ERV code named the 'Watt 4' is an all electric 4WD vehicle capable of producing 700hp or 520kW. The ERV uses motor technology developed at Oxford University.
Bee is a Campaign Partner of EEMS - the Energy Efficient Motor Sport programme.
The BRM Bee Four ERV will revive the famous BRM brand.
BRM is a previous winner of the British Speed Hill Climb championship, the F1 world Drivers and Constructors championships and a total of 17 F1 Grand Prix's, with Graham Hill and Sir Jackie Stewart as two of the winning drivers.
Participants in the project include Rubery Owen, Oxford University, Oxford Brookes and MIRA Ltd - Motor Industry Research Association.
The BRM Bee Four electric racing car will be driven by Graeme Wight, a former two times Speed Hill Climb Champion, and a man who has set 4 outright records at Doune, Loton Park, Prescott and Shelsley Walsh. Graeme announced his intention to drive the vehicle at the Changing Climate in Motorsport Technology event at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on 4th December which coincided with the start of Wales Rally GB.
Company press release, last updated on January 07, 2009
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