Providing Innovative Motorsport Solutions
Motorsport Technology Development
Driver Assistance Technology
ZYTEK - WORLD-LEADING
Founded in 1981 with an initial focus on the design, manufacture and track support of a range of engine management systems for Formula 1, endurance racing and other premium motorsport series, Zytek has grown to be one of the world’s premium suppliers of bespoke powertrain and chassis control solutions for high performance vehicles.
Having the foresight to begin its electrification journey in the mid-1990s, Zytek can also offer unrivalled experience in all aspects of hybridisation and electrification, from the design and manufacture of high-performance electrification systems solutions, to engineering support for all aspects of electrification challenges faced by our customers.
Over our 40 years of continual development and application of motorsport products and services, Zytek has an enviable reputation for the quality and value of its expertise not only within the motorsport industry and the top motorsport teams, but also across a wide range of roadcar OEM and Tier-1 customers across the world.
Since 2014, Zytek has been a fully owned subsidiary of Continental, enabling development experience and technology to come from roadcar over to motorsport programmes, further enhancing engineering capabilities and products that can be offered. This ensures that Zytek remain at the forefront of the fast-changing technology evolution, diversifying into a broad range of product areas such as driver assistance systems and environment monitoring technologies.
ADVANCED MOTORSPORT ENGINEERING
Offering the full range of engineering services for your project, from concept, design,
manufacture, project management, track testing, support and servicing. Our engineering solutions include:
We have been at the forefront of high-performance engineering technology design and development for motorsport and road vehicles in the automotive industry since 1981
offering a turnkey development solution from initial concept to track/road. Our development solutions include:
Our dedicated in-house test facilities and engineering testing teams help to create the perfect project environment to develop systems and products to the highest quality in the quickest time frame.
Zytek are a world-leading motorsport engineering company, as electric vehicle engineers we specialise in developing and supplying electrification and electric machine products, available ‘off the shelf’ customisation solutions are also available.
Our products are engineered, manufactured, assembled and tested within our UK facilities, ensuring the highest industry standards.
Our advanced EV electrification product range runs from the vehicle’s main high voltage DC bus and includes:
Powertrains, electric machines, inverters, energy recovery systems, electronic gear shift, fuel cells, energy storage, cabling and wiring harnesses, plus transmission systems. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems include ABS, electronic stability control, tyre pressure monitoring and on-board camera technology.
Our high-performance electric motors are all derivatives of the machines we developed for use in competitive EV race series such as Formula E and Super GT.
These are available from 60kW to 250kW, and whilst our performance engines have been designed for race applications, they can be customised for high performance road applications too. Not only standard sizes are available, custom motors can be supplied too.
PROVEN TRACK RECORD & CASE STUDIES
As a motor sports engineering company, our world class engineers have enjoyed much success on prestigious motorsport and road projects; from the development of an electric race car with individual
wheel motors (20 years before the first season of Formula E), to the creation of an ultra-efficient drivetrain for the Gordon Murray Design T.27
(the world’s most efficient electric car).