K.I.T.T. from Knight Rider with a purple desert backdrop. Knight Rider © Universal City Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

League competitions,Submissions October 1 – 28, 2021
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Create a Car of the Future

Shell Eco-marathon teams, the 2022 Season is open and we’re delighted to introduce Future Rider: a new Shell Eco-marathon challenge, the first competition in the 2022 Virtual League. Your mission is to take the iconic car, K.I.T.T. from the 1980s hit TV series Knight Rider, as inspiration to create a sustainable, energy-efficient, connected car engineered for the modern world.

What would the car of the future look like today?
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Future Rider: A Shell Eco-marathon Challenge

K.I.T.T. from Knight Rider in the desert with a sun backdrop. Knight Rider © Universal City Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

The Pursuit

K.I.T.T., short for Knight Industries Two Thousand, was the fastest, safest and strongest car in the world. Shell Eco-marathon students are challenged to take K.I.T.T as inspiration and think through the design, powertrain and user interface for their car of the future.

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Team DTU Roadrunners, race number 501, from Technical University Of Denmark, Denmark, competing in the UrbanConcept-Ethanol category with their vehicle, the DTU Dynamo during day three of Shell Make the Future Live 2019 at the Brooklands motor racing circuit, Wednesday, July 3, 2019, Weybridge, Surrey, UK.

Mission Overview

To participate, Shell Eco-marathon teams will need to make a motivation video, present their car of the future in a submission video and include a written report. As a grand prize, winners will receive Virtual League points and a money-can’t-buy motorsports experience.

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Ready to turbo boost the car of the future? Show your interest for Future Rider: A Shell Eco-marathon Challenge as part the 2022 Virtual Season today.

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