Flywheel Accumulator

A cool video from Porsche about their effort at the Nurburgring 24 last month. It focusses on their hybrid 911 that captures braking energy and stores the energy in a spinning flywheel in place of the passenger seat. The energy can then be used to drive electric motors in the front wheels.

As I understand it, the flywheel is an evolution of the version developed by the Williams F1 Team for the KERS rules in the 2009 F1 season.

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