Highlander Racing
Welcome to the official site for the 2007 Highlander Racing team.
Highlander Racing is a team of graduate and undergraduate students at NJIT (http://www.njit.edu) dedicated to competing in the DARPA (http://www.darpa.gov) Grand Challenge. The vehicle that Highlander Racing is using is pictured above and is called OPTIMUS or OPerational Transporter for IMmediately Unknown Surfaces.
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NJIT  grand challenge OPTIMUS This is a current view of OPTIMUS, NJIT’s autonomous vehicle to be entered in to the 2007 Grand Challenge.
2007 Photos are now up. To view them, CLICK HERE.
Highlander Racing has been selected to receive a site visit by DARPA officials in June 2007 to evaluate the vehicle. Below is a copy of the letter sent by DARPA.