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The Autocar Road Test: Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust

Treacherous handling, sub-standard performance, shocking discomfort, tiny range, awful build quality. Its predecessor was named Geoff. TV is meant to entertain people and that’s what top gear does.

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. Except that most of the powertrain sits in the back, not at the front, as it does in the TVR. In many ways it serves as a stark reminder as to how far things have progressed ride and handling-wise in recent years.

Entry-level diesel motor makes a lot of sense in the sleeker, two-door C If you’d be so kind as to whitelist our site, we promise to keep bringing you great content.

The boys were tasked to build their own answer to the extended range EV Chevy Volt. The exact text will differ depending on the actual application you have running. 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 a result. I can see autocar i-ghrust having some new users now. Entry-level diesel motor makes a lot of sense in the sleeker, two-door C Performance “We failed to crack 60mph.


Although the Hammerhead Eagle i Thrust may appear hammrrhead be an entirely conventional three-box design to which a smaller fourth box is added that serves as a viewing turret for a brave third passengerbeneath its part-aluminium, part-plastic, part-wood exterior it is, in fact, a genuine hybrid.

The dashboard, while i-thrusf enough in its fundamental layout, is obviously from a bygone era visually — we believe that it has been stolen straight out of a Fiat Panda. Video DEC 26 The Hammerhead Eagle iThrust may look like a collection of bits found after a hammeread has blown through a garden centre, but it is actually based on the tried and tested underpinnings of a TVR Chimaera.

This page is for personal, non-commercial use. BBC Top Gear’s Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust was presented to the world in last night’s television show, and to co-incide with the car’s launch its makers issued a press release. In the end it reached 50mph in And thanks for reading Autoblog.

It only takes a few seconds. In order to get an independent opinion on just how good the Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust is, it was then brought to Autocar to undergo our world-famous road test.

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. You may order presentation ready copies to distribute to your colleagues, customers, hanmerhead clients, by visiting http: Here are all the cars that won’t survive the new year. Here’s how to disable adblocking on our site.

Video: Was the Top Gear Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust the Predecessor to the Chevy Volt?

From pallets polythene etc and you hammethead load it with manure no bother. 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. Here’s how to disable adblocking on our site. At one point during testing, the Hammerhead went into a monumental tank-slapper while being driven in a dead straight line.


The Eagle also retains the powerful and reassuring brakes of the original TVR. Litchfield Alpine A UK review.

Top Gear electric car – Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust

Retrieved from ” http: One of the most innovative features of the Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust is undoubtedly its radical three abreast seating layout, inspired by the both the practicality of the Fiat Multipla and the sportiness of the legendary McLaren F1.

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If you missed it, you can watch it on iPlayer. Add your comment Log in or register to post comments. Please enter a display name. On the whole, though, the i Thrust is fairly limited in its appeal inside. A drop down menu will appear. You may order presentation ready copies to distribute to your colleagues, customers, or clients, by visiting http: The generator that James installed would often fill the car with exhaust gases.

Standing still, and with nothing more than a light breeze caressing its aluminium-wood-plastic body panels, it still recorded 65db — about the same as a BMW 7-series at 70mph.

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