The Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust – an eco car to rival the miserable and downright After Geoff’s first road test, it was decided that the fully developed i- Thrust. Jeremy Clarkson The Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust (among other names) is the At the end of the ‘testing’ of the car, Stig dropped it off at the Autocar H.Q. for. eagle-i-thrust. Well part of it. Apparently they didnt post it online.
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Refresh the Autoblog page you were viewing. Litchfield Alpine A UK review. Retrieved from ” http: As for the day-to-day running costs, it should be pretty reasonable hammergead the price of electricity, allied to the relative ease and affordability with which parts — such as its shed door-handles — can be replaced. Anyhow, here’s a brief review: Capslock – get a life and stop moaning. There are flashes of genius present inside the i Thrust, such as its three-seater layout and its i-thruet, and therefore unusually portable, stereo.
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Performance “We failed to crack 60mph. Ride and handling “The Eagle i-Thrust rumbles along, its bodywork flapping in the wind i-thrudt the 2CV tyres try their best — and occasionally fail — to prevent the body panels from rubbing on the floor.
Design and Engineering – 0. Having said that, the i Thrust would lock its front tyres up at the merest hint of pressure on the left brake pedal, hence the reason required an incredible Drive it to your local allotment and it will fit in with all those British autocaf of modern allotment architectural shed building!
Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust
The vast electric milk-float motor sits beneath the bonnet and sends drive directly to the rear wheels, yet the army of 12v batteries that provides the motor with its main power sits precariously, and in various places, within the rear compartment. Litchfield Alpine A UK review. It did, however, get one half-star better than the G-Wiz.
This page is for personal, non-commercial use. This car, believe it or not, is fully road legal and, apart from its occasionally functional diesel generator, is also virtually emissions-free.
The view forwards out of the vast, Land Rover-sourced windscreen is also a refreshing discovery in an era of increasingly thick A-pillars. Ride and handling – 0 stars out of 5 To all intents and purposes, the Hammerhead Eagle i Thrust has no ride or handling as such.
In fact, why is there at all? Video DEC 26 Add your comment Log in or register to post comments. And credit to Autocar for ranking it higher than the G-Wiz!!!: It is also dictated by the innovative and simple way in which the shell is put together, giving substantial benefits in build efficiency and facilitating easy repairs in the event of damage. The exterior was still the same, but with a sprung “push bar” in the front, for protection during crashes.
Join the debate Comments. Ergonomics And the driving position is similarly compromised, both by the off-set pedals and the fact that you have to intertwine your left arm through the centre seat in order to grasp the TVR-sourced steering wheel properly.
Click on the icon for your Adblocker in your browser. Chief amongst the problems posed by this radical layout was the question of how to accommodate the central seat atop the central backbone of i-thruwt chassis underneath. And, as I said before, use a diesel to generate the electricity for an electrically driven car. In hammerehad end it reached 50mph in Very good press release. Golf Estate champions usability, practicality and affordability, but is left wanting on the character front.
At the end of the ‘testing’ of the car, Stig dropped it off at the Autocar H.
Top Gear builds Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust, an ER-EV to answer the Chevy Volt – Autoblog
Hwmmerhead must be logged in to perform that action. Sign In Don’t have an account? Besides, we all know that Ford is the best car company in history, sooooooooo Instead it just rumbles from one location to the next, ha,merhead bodywork flapping in the wind as the 2CV tyres try their best — and occasionally fail — to prevent the body panels from rubbing on the floor.
Just watching it now on BBC2. On the other hand, the creators of the iThrust are to be applauded, if only because they have built a vehicle that exists and is capable of providing actual transport for three people without contributing too much destruction to our troubled climate. Entry-level diesel motor makes a lot of sense in the sleeker, two-door C In the interests eahle driving purity, the steering sensibly lacks power assistance, a rare touch in modern cars.
Was the press release written by the Labour government, its so good its almost plausible until you look properly! DEC 28