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Help us fund the solar array for our 12th generation vehicle.
Help us fund the solar array for our 12th generation vehicle.
Help us fund the solar array for our 12th generation vehicle.
155 backers pledged CA$ 16,058 to help bring this project to life.

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Midnight Sun XII - University of Waterloo Solar Car

CA$ 16,058

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Your contribution will go directly to funding our state-of-the-art solar array. Help support a team of students to build this futuristic car.  

What is Midnight Sun XII?

MSXII is a sleek, consumer-focused, solar vehicle that runs off the power of the sun. Combining efficiency with practicality, MSXII will blur the line between concept and reality.  

MSXII a dual occupant, sports coupe inspired solar car
MSXII a dual occupant, sports coupe inspired solar car

 

The Competition  

We will compete in the 2018 American Solar Challenge, which attracts solar car teams from all over the world.  

The Car  

Who is Midnight Sun?  

We are a team of over 50 students from the University of Waterloo proudly representing engineering and computer science.  

Your Contribution - Adopt a Cell  

MSXII's high performance solar cells capture sunlight and create electrical energy. Proceeds from this campaign will go directly to funding the cost of our array.  

Adopt 1 of the 326 solar cells on MSXII to support our team.  

Rewards

MSXII 3D Model Keychain - Pledge $25 or more
MSXII 3D Model Keychain - Pledge $25 or more

 

MSXII  Sunglasses - Pledge $50 or more
MSXII Sunglasses - Pledge $50 or more

 

MSXII T-shirt - Pledge $75 or more
MSXII T-shirt - Pledge $75 or more

 

MSXII 3D Model Car (1:30 scale) - Pledge $250 or more
MSXII 3D Model Car (1:30 scale) - Pledge $250 or more

 

2018 marks the 30th anniversary for Midnight Sun. Since 1988, we have built 11 vehicles and driven over 50,000 km powered by the sun.  

Thank You to Our Sponsors 

Midnight Sun is fortunate to have the support of many industry sponsors. We would like show our gratitude and thank them for their support thus far.

 

Risks and challenges

Designing and manufacturing a car from scratch has its challenges. Our diverse team of students bring skills from both inside and outside of the classroom to solve real-world problems. Join us as we work to turn our dreams into reality.

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    Pledge CA$ 10 or more About $8

    Support Our Cause

    We thank you for your contributions to support Midnight Sun and help make MSXII a reality.

    Includes:
    • Laptop Sticker
    • Personalized Thank You
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    Pledge CA$ 25 or more About $19

    Model Keychain of MSXII

    As a token of support of our appreciation we will give you a small MSXII to carry around with you everywhere you go!

    Includes:
    • 3D Model Keychain
    • Patch
    • Laptop Sticker
    • Personalized Thank You
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    Pledge CA$ 50 or more About $38

    Name on the Trailer

    As a thank you, we will display your name on our race trailer that will be driven across North America to competition and will follow MSXII during the race.

    Includes:
    • Name on the trailer
    • Digital Poster
    • 3D Model Keychain
    • Patch
    • Sunglasses
    • Laptop Sticker
    • Personalized Thank You
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    Pledge CA$ 75 or more About $58

    Adopt 1 Cell

    This level of support is equivalent to funding a singular cell on MSXII's array. Show off your support of our team by wearing your new MSXII T-shirt.

    Includes:
    • T-shirt
    • Name on the trailer
    • Digital Poster
    • 3D Model Keychain
    • Patch
    • Sunglasses
    • Laptop Sticker
    • Personalized Thank You
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    Pledge CA$ 150 or more About $115

    Double Up

    This tier has twice the rewards of our previous tiers.

    Includes:
    • T-shirt
    • Picture Frame
    • Names on the trailer
    • Digital Poster
    • 3D Model Keychain
    • Patch
    • Sunglasses
    • Laptop Sticker
    • Personalized Thank You
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    Pledge CA$ 250 or more About $192

    Ride in the Car

    As a token of our gratitude we will give you a ride in our vehicle at the unveiling event in June of 2018.
    Note: To be eligible for the ride aspect of this reward you must attend the unveiling event.

    Includes:
    • A Ride in the Car
    • Picture Frame
    • Name on the trailer
    • T-shirt
    • Digital Poster
    • 3D Model Keychain
    • Patch
    • Sunglasses
    • Laptop Sticker
    • Personalized Thank You
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    Pledge CA$ 250 or more About $192

    Drive the Car - Early Bird Special

    Limited early bird special of our Drive MSXII - $500 tier.
    Note: To be eligible for driving aspect of this reward you must attend the unveiling event and have a valid driver's license.

    Includes:
    • Drive the Car
    • 3D Model of Car
    • Picture Frame
    • T-shirt
    • Name on the trailer
    • Digital Poster
    • 3D Model Keychain
    • Patch
    • Sunglasses
    • Laptop Sticker
    • Personalized Thank You
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    Pledge CA$ 500 or more About $384

    Drive the Car

    You get the opportunity to take MSXII out for a spin at the unveiling event in June 2018.
    Note: To be eligible for the driving aspect of this reward you must attend the unveiling event and have a valid driver's license.

    Includes:
    • Drive the Car
    • 3D Model of Car
    • Picture Frame
    • Name on the trailer
    • T-shirt
    • Digital Poster
    • 3D Model Keychain
    • Patch
    • Sunglasses
    • Laptop Sticker
    • Personalized Thank You
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    Pledge CA$ 1,000 or more About $768

    Logo on Website & Trailer

    If you're an organization looking to support Midnight Sun, we will proudly display your logo on our website and race trailer.
    Note: To be eligible for the driving aspect of this reward you must attend the unveiling event and have a valid driver's license.

    Includes:
    • Logo on Website & Trailer
    • Drive the Car
    • 3D Model of Car
    • Picture Frame
    • T-shirt
    • Digital Poster
    • 3D Model Keychain
    • Patch
    • Sunglasses
    • Laptop Sticker
    • Personalized Thank You
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    Pledge CA$ 2,500 or more About $1,919

    Logo on MSXII

    We are greatly appreciative of your support for our team and would happily feature your logo on our vehicle.
    Note: To be eligible for the driving aspect of this reward you must attend the unveiling event and have a valid driver's license.

    Includes:
    • Small Logo on Car
    • Logo on Website & Trailer
    • Drive the Car
    • 3D Model of Car
    • Picture Frame
    • T-shirt
    • Digital Poster
    • 3D Model Keychain
    • Patch
    • Sunglasses
    • Laptop Sticker
    • Personalized Thank You
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    Pledge CA$ 5,000 or more About $3,839

    Associate Sponsor

    We are tremendously grateful of your support for Midnight Sun. We would love to feature your logo on MSXII.
    Note: To be eligible for the driving aspect of this reward you must attend the unveiling event and have a valid driver's license.

    Includes:
    • Medium Logo on Car
    • Logo on Website & Trailer
    • Drive the Car
    • 3D Model of Car
    • Picture Frame
    • T-shirt
    • Digital Poster
    • 3D Model Keychain
    • Patch
    • Sunglasses
    • Laptop Sticker
    • Personalized Thank You
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Funding period

- (30 days)