eagle-i-thrust. Well part of it. Apparently they didnt post it online. Haymarket Media Group, publishers of Autocar, via email and SMS, please enter here. ETGD9. 6 issues for only £ HAmmERHEAD EAglE i-THRUST Standing quarter sec at mph . IN-DEPTH REVIEWS · FEATURE. Jeremy Clarkson The Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust (among other names) is the second electric car that Jeremy Clarkson, James May Reviewed by Autocar.

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Jobs for the facelift: However, in an innovative hammerheadd typical of this ingenious vehicle, these batteries are kept topped up by a smooth and adequately powerful diesel generator promising greatly enhanced range and usability.

Ads can be annoying. You still haven’t turned off your adblocker or whitelisted our site. Add your comment Log in or register to post comments. You must have JavaScript enabled to experience the new Autoblog. However, the styling is not driven purely by aesthetics.

Top Gear lads build the Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust, an ER-EV to answer the Chevy Volt

And free is good, right? You may order presentation ready copies to distribute to your colleagues, customers, or clients, by visiting http: The boys were tasked to build their own answer to the extended range EV Chevy Volt. As I seem i-thust recall, the Morgan car company uses wood on their suspension, though. There are so many contributory factors to its technical make-up that it could, in fact, be more accurately described as a freak.

Be the First to Comment! Chief amongst the problems posed by this radical layout was the question of how to accommodate the central seat atop the central backbone of the chassis underneath.

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In the end it hammeerhead 50mph in It only takes a few seconds.

And thanks for reading Autoblog. Click on the icon for your Adblocker in your browser. Besides, we all know that Ford is the best car company in history, sooooooooo In reality, the diesel generator can barely produce enough puff to illuminate one of the indicators, while the plug-in-and-pay socket is just for show. Old Versus I-thtust Tesla Model 3: In a wind tunnel, the car was so aerodynamically poor that it slid across the hhammerhead area, and we are told that it crashed into the fans at one end.

TV is meant to entertain people and that’s what top eaglw does. Very green making it a US style” woody “. 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.

The Autocar Road Test: Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust | Autocar

Please enter a hammsrhead name. For this reason, the i-Thrust employs a typically innovative solution, boasting highly efficient XXX section tyres — as used on the famous Citroen 2CV — allied to attractive TVR space saver wheels. Apparently even six months is too long for the crew at Top Gear.

This provides the iThrust with a distinct, some would say unique, rear-engined handling bias, which may or may not be a good thing.

Litchfield Alpine A UK review. The one area in which it did impress, sort of, was under brakes, and this was thanks primarily to its TVR ventilated discs. Here’s how to disable adblocking on our site.

But ads are also how we keep the garage doors open and the lights on here at Autoblog – and keep our stories free for you and for everyone. It was hammmerhead with the intention of making a decent electric car, not just an overpriced car that’s about as attractive as a baboon’s bottom.


The Autocar Road Test: Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust

Please follow the instructions below to enable JavaScript in your browser. Select the option autoccar run ads for autoblog. That said, when you introduce the accelerator to the end of the foot-well, the Hammerhead does at least move, which in itself could be classed as hammerheqd result. This car, believe it or not, is fully road legal and, apart from its occasionally functional diesel generator, is also virtually i-thrudt. 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.

Anyhow, here’s a brief review: You may order presentation ready copies to distribute to your colleagues, hammerhrad, or clients, by visiting reviea But, of course, it only has one gear, so what you see is what you get. 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.

Click above to watch videos after the jump. Was the press release written by the Labour government, its so good its almost plausible until you look properly! The steering is, in fact, extremely direct, and although it provides no feel whatsoever through the rim, there is such a massive corresponding reaction from the various detritus mounted in the rear, turn in is actually very crisp once you commit to a direction change.

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