It is similar to m-BAJA powertrain calculation.
First of all, you should find drag forces on the vehicle then find out the torque on wheels, after that decide your reduction on the basis of your motor output torque. Its depend on you that which type of transmission system you choose (auto or manual). Then find your acceleration, top speed and gradeability of vehicle.
For the basics take help from fundamental of vehicle dynamics by Thomas d. Gillespie and for coefficients and constants take help from google search engine.