Go online for photos of Viking 45's recent makeover
Photo courtesy of the WWU VRI
Photos of the Viking 45's recent paintjob are online on the Vehicle Research Institute X-Prize Team's Facebook page here.
The team is currently in Detroit for the second stage of the Progressive Insurance Automotive X-Prize competition. The team is going through technical inspections now, and road testing begins in earnest on June 21.
On Monday, June 21, the WWU team will take its car through the urban and city efficiency tests, during which the car will need to achieve at least 67 MPGe and less than or equal to 300g/mile CO2 to continue in the event.
On June 22, the VRI team will take the highway efficiency test.
Viewers can track each of these events live beginning June 21 at http://www.progressiveautoxprize.org/live. For more information on the competition schedule, visit http://www.progressiveautoxprize.org/prize-details/competition-schedule.