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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It was built with the intention of making a decent electric car, not just an overpriced car that’s about as attractive as a baboon’s bottom. Speed matters Our best two-way average for the mph lunge was 6.

Some sort of rear view mirror wouldn’t go amiss.

Performance “We failed to crack 60mph. At the end of the ‘testing’ of the car, Stig dropped it off at the Autocar H. On the whole, though, the i Thrust is fairly limited in its appeal inside.

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. Priceless is perhaps the best way to describe it. You must have JavaScript enabled to experience the new Autoblog.

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The plywood doors are its best feature for me. Be the First to Comment! The basic running gear has been kindly donated by an ex-TVR Chimaera, so the platform on which the hybrid powertrain sits should, in theory, be fairly sound. Please enter a display name.

Top Gear electric car tested. And remember, a perfectly fit TVR Chimaera went to its grave to bring us this monster.


Top Gear electric car – Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust

A drop down menu will appear. You still haven’t turned off your adblocker or whitelisted our site. The car was badly criticised for having bad braking, handling and the worst car design ever. There are ventilated steel disc brakes and double wishbones at each corner hammerhezd even the steering rack has a touch of TVR to it.

Design and engineering “There are so many contributory factors to its technical make-up that it could, in fact, be more accurately described as a freak. The one area in which it did impress, sort of, was under brakes, and this was thanks primarily to its TVR ventilated discs.

Judging by its length, the team spent longer hammerhear the release than they did building the car, and it’s printed below in all its hanmerhead detail. Besides, we all know that Ford is the best car company in history, sooooooooo Click on the icon for your Adblocker in your browser.

In a wind tunnel, the car was so aerodynamically poor that it slid across the test area, and we are told that it crashed into the fans at one end. This ingenious combination is typical of the lateral thinking and prudent use of well-proven parts that typifies the Eagle i-Thrust, in this case boosting efficiency without compromising the high levels of grip and progressive handing behaviour that keen drivers expect.

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

If you’d be so kind as to whitelist our site, we promise to keep bringing you great content. Entry-level diesel motor makes a lot of sense in the sleeker, two-door C Entry-level diesel motor makes a lot of sense in the sleeker, two-door C This page is for personal, non-commercial use. Amazing marketing tie up, cant imagine the no. However, in an innovative move typical of this ingenious vehicle, these it-hrust are kept topped up by a smooth and adequately powerful diesel generator promising greatly enhanced range and usability.


Personally, the only thing I dislike about top gear is they are racist against Americans in particular. And, as I said before, use a diesel to generate the electricity for an electrically driven car. For those unfamiliar with the format of the show, most episodes involve the producers autocag a challenge of some kind to hosts Jeremy ClarksonJames May and Richard Hammond. Golf Estate champions usability, practicality and affordability, but is left wanting on the character front.

Top Gear builds Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust, an ER-EV to answer the Chevy Volt – Autoblog

Here’s how to disable adblocking on our site. Treacherous handling, sub-standard performance, shocking discomfort, tiny range, awful build quality. The Autocar Road Test: At one point during testing, the Hammerhead went into a monumental tank-slapper while being driven in a dead straight line.

We’ve had commenters here on this site claiming that they should be able to bring EVs to the street in six months. Metallic paint would be well worth considering for the Mk 2 Hammerhead; it could be called the HammerRight.

In the interests of driving purity, the steering sensibly lacks power assistance, a rare touch in modern cars. Anyhow, here’s a brief review: In the end it reached 50mph in