Electric vehicles are now an important reality and in small steps they are also appearing in the world of offroad competitions. In Germany I met Juergen Fahlbusch who was the first to convert a Unimog 404S to electric and took it to the Europa Truck Trial race.
Nello spirito dell’Every Man Challenge, Kyle Seggelin ha trasformato il suo Toyota 4Runner del 1986 nel primo veicolo elettrico ad affrontare la classe EV alla King of the Hammers. Spinto dal motore elettrico di una Nissan Leaf e con sua sorella come copilota, Seggelin è entrato nei libri di storia della KOH vincendo la classe EV! Arrivando silenziosamente al traguardo, il duo ha conquistato i cuori ed il rispetto di ogni persona in Hammertown.
In the spirit of the Every Man Challenge, Kyle Seggelin turned his 1986 Toyota 4Runner into the first electric vehicle to take on the EV class at King of the Hammers. Powered by the electric motor from a Nissan Leaf, and his sister as co-driver, they drove into the KOH history books and won the EV Class! Coming across the finish line silently, the duo won the hearts and respect of every person watching - showing the spirit of ingenuity, hard work, and passion for racing.