Unveiled on May 30, 2016.
Esteban 8 is the first prototype completed by the project having 4 wheels. En 2016, la voiture a participé du American Solar Challenge. Un parcours de 3200 km à bord d’une voiture solaire. C’est le défi que propose cette compétition qui se déroule tous les deux ans aux États-Unis et qui a eu lieu en 2016 de Brecksville, Ohio à Hot Springs, au Dakota du Sud. Pour une 3e édition consécutive, Esteban 8 est passé rapidement à travers les étapes de qualification et a pu compléter la course.
Despite the problems related to the battery of the vehicle that it encountered during the competition and which pushed it to 10th place in the general classification, the team was able to overcome this obstacle during the race, which earned it the first position. during the last stage of the race. Esteban also won the "Safety Award", given to the team that demonstrated the most safety during the event.
The car also took part in the Formula Sun Grand Prix 2016 and the Formula Sun Grand Prix 2017.
To finance the project, an Indiegogo campaign was launched. It allowed everyone to donate to the project to take a portion of the assembly of solar cells. With your support, we raised $ 2215. Thank you to all donors!