For this project my goal is to design a vehicle which will deliver a pure sportscar-like driving experience with aesthetics driven by the functio… Read More
For this project my goal is to design a vehicle which will deliver a pure sportscar-like driving experience with aesthetics driven by the functional structure of the vehicle. It has so far evolved from an enclosed two-seater with hints of its composite space-frame structure showing, to an open, minimalist roadster with a fully exposed structure inspired by carbon-composite bike frames.
Similarly to some of today’s thoroughly engineered mountain and road bikes, this vehicle should be absolutely minimalist in terms of driver aids and distractions; designed to provide the optimum fun and controllable driving experience.
A supercharged flat-twin engine; mounted between the seats and the rear axle line; drives the rear wheels. This engine can run on either hydrogen or CNG, or a blend of the two fuels, stored in a tank mounted in the 'tunnel' between the two occupants. Read Less