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Phantom I
Phantom II
Phantom III
Phantom IV
Phantom V
Phantom VI

Length 18 ft / 5.5 m
Width 6.3 ft / 1.9 m
Height 3.0 ft / 0.9 m
Weight (without driver) 550 lb / 250 kg
Top Speed 75 mph / 120 km/hr
Estimated Total Cost $100,000
Construction Time 14 months
Number of Wheels Three (two in front, one in rear)
Type of Rims Solid aluminum, 18.5" diameter
Chassis Carbon fiber and Nomex composite
Motor System 12.1 hp New Generation Motors' 
hub-mounted rear-wheel drive
Number of Solar Cells 786 ASE 10 cm x 10 cm cells
Peak Power Output 1000 Watts
Array Manufacturer Encapsulation by Suncat Solar,
construction by Rose-Hulman students
Number of Batteries 8 Ovonic high-voltage NiMH
Battery Voltage 96 Volts
Braking Systems Front:  Hydraulic Disc
Rear:  Regenerative