What is Natrax? Asia’s longest high-speed testing facility

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Natrax (National Automotive Test Tracks) is a vehicle testing facility in Indore, India. It is reportedly Asia’s longest and the world’s fifth-largest high-speed testing facility and is used for the testing and development of cars, bikes, and other vehicles. It is situated 50km from Indore. The exact location is Pithampur Flyover Post Khandwa District, Madhya Pradesh, India. It was inaugurated on 29 June 2021. Let’s see more details about the 12 tracks and testings labs of the Natrax testing facility

Natrax (National Automotive Test Tracks)

It has an 11.3 Km long high-speed test track, and the complete facility is spread across 3000 acres of land. Natrax has 12 tracks and 5 test labs. This track has the ability to max out any vehicle and has various real-world driving situations that will test out the vehicle’s capabilities.

12 tracks of Natrax

High speed track National Automotive Test Tracks

High-Speed Track

It is 11.3 Km long and is built to carry out development and homologation tests for all vehicles

Dynamic Platform

It has a 300m pad connected by a 1500m stretch that will test the handling, dynamics and stability of any vehicle

dynamic platform track National Automotive Test Tracks
braking track National Automotive Test Tracks

Braking Track

This track is large and has surfaces of different friction coefficients. It has basalt, Ceramic, High friction asphalt, and Polish Concrete.

Gradient Track

This track tests the torque capacity of any vehicle also the efficiency of the parking brake on the slope

gradient track natrax
fatigue track natrax

Fatigue Track

This track has potholes, uneven road surfaces, and twist tracks, just like our regular Indian roads. This puts vehicles in real driving condition that will check for the vehicle’s overall durability

Gravel And Off Road Track

This track’s total length is 3.5 Km long. It has gravel roads and forest roads that consist of muddy surfaces, and twisty narrow roads.

gravel and off road track natrax
handling track natrax

Handling Track

This track length is 3.6 Km with various turns, with the radius of the turn varying from 20 m to 300m. This track will help the overall handling of a vehicle.

Comfort Track

This track has rough and smooth concrete, rough and smooth asphalt, bridge joints, and steps to test the comfort of the vehicle.

comfort track natrax
handling track for 2 and 3 wheeler one of the 12 tracks of Natrax

Handling Track For 2&3 Wheeler

This track is specially designed for 2 and 3-wheelers, the length of the track is 1.5 Km.

Sustainability Track

This track has a constant 8% slope with a length of 800 m. This track is to stimulate hill driving conditions.

sustainability track one of the 12 tracks of Natrax
wet skid pad one of the 12 tracks of Natrax

Wet Skid Pad

This track has a low grip surface and is designed to test the stability and traction of any vehicle.

Noise Track

This track is designed to test the road noise and the tyre noise from any vehicle.

noise track one of the 12 tracks of Natrax

5 test labs

  • Vehicle Dynamics Lab
  • Powertrain Lab
  • Battery Test Systems
  • Vehicle Instrumentation Lab
  • CAD/ CAE Lab

The main purpose of this kind of facility is we can get better vehicles on the road, with better performance, efficiency, comfort and safety. This facility really shows the advancement of our country in the automobile sector, where are taking things to global standards.

Thanks to Natrax’s official website for all the details

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Girish

Hello Guys I am a website developer by profession but is always keen on learning new things. I have been investing in Mutual funds, stock market for the past few years because of which I have gained good knowledge. I started my entrepreneur journey in 2019 which lead me to learn more things as I am moving forward. I always love to share whatever I learn. Always had a craze for cars from my childhood, which inspired me to start this website.

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