MARTY Media Assets

Stanford News article: "Introducing MARTY: Stanford's Autonomous DeLorean" (Oct 20, 2015)

Press photography: Click here to access rights-free hi-res images

Stanford News video assets:

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Team and Vehicle Stats

Name: MARTY (Multiple Actuator Research Test bed for Yaw control)

Original vehicle: 1981 DeLorean DMC-12, VIN SCEDT26T9BD006712

Team members: Professor Chris Gerdes (Mechanical Engineering, Revs Program at Stanford), PhD student Jon Goh, Shannon McClintock MS ’15, Phill Giliver ’17, Wyles Vance MS ’14, Arni Letho MS ’14, Mike Carter MS, Tushar Goel MS.

Drivetrain Specs:
Renovo Motors Electric Platform
Individual left/right motors, with on-motor gearboxes, providing 5600Nm total rear axle torque
150kW total power
10kWh capacity

Custom rollcage
Reinforced front frame member

Penske coilovers on all four corners, with adjustable ride height
Adjustable camber on front with custom lower a-arms

High-performance steering rack, with increased steering angle
Electric power steering column with custom servomotor system

dSpace MicroAutoBoxII for primary compute, xPC computer for secondary compute

Links to partners:

Revs Program at Stanford

Renovo Motors


For media inquiries, please contact:

Bjorn Carey
Deputy Director, Science Communications and Special Projects