Rise Above The Mud
Kermit, built for the 2018-19 season, was designed with maximum capability, driver comfort, speed, and manufacturability in mind. The car features a racing-inspired gearbox coupled with an adjustable CVT. This allows the car to travel faster than in previous years. Now in the 2019-20 season, Kermit will face new challenges. Not only does it serve as the teams current working vehicle for testing and continuous improvement, but also will provide a foundation for future developments. The team plans to use Kermit to test out their new power system for the next car, which will be four-wheel drive.
Minimize construction expense
Ability to navigate difficult terrain
Comfort and safety for the driver