MARTY autonomously drifts on the Thunderhill skidpad, threading a precise path through obstacles while simultaneously operating at 40 degrees of sideslip.
Superimposed frames, at 0.5 second intervals, from an overhead video of a successful fully-autonomous `Figure 8' drifting experiment on MARTY. This experiment is conducted at a speeds of 50km/h, and transitions through +/- 40 degrees of sideslip in about
MARTY at Thunderhill during sunset.
MARTY at rest, after a full day of testing at Thunderhill
Photo of MARTY in action, with some core systems highlighted.
MARTY autonomously drifts on the Thunderhill skidpad. Here, it is captured in the middle of executing a complex path, travelling at 35mph and 40 degrees of sideslip.
MARTY drifts on the Thunderhill skidpad. Here, it is captured in the middle of executing a complex path, travelling at 35mph and 40 degrees of sideslip.
Shelley setting up for a test at the Thunderhill West track, under a beautiful late-afternoon sky.
A composite image of several frames during a small MARTY figure 8 drifting transition.
Shelley in front of Stanford University's main quad, with Hoover Tower in the background, during filming for the "Research Matters" TV commercial that Stanford News Services released in August 2017. After a wash the car looks amazing in the sunset - the p
Trudi at Thunderhill West
MARTY drifting a cassette-tape path on the Thunderhill skidpad.
Shelley, the autonomous TT-S, races around Thunderhull autonomously
MARTY drifts a 'cloverleaf' pattern in October 2016.
MARTY drifts autonomously, October 2015
Interior view of MARTY during an autonomous drift test.
MARTY Drifts Into the Sunset - MARTY autonomously drifting at Thunderhill, during the golden hour.
MARTY drifts on the Thunderhill paddock
MARTY Wings Up - Team members inspect and discuss MARTY before a test.