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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Here’s how to disable adblocking on our site. The car was badly criticised for having bad braking, handling and the worst car design ever. Some sort of rear view mirror wouldn’t go amiss. Scroll further to see some of the exquisite detailing on this remarkable vehicle. Here are all hzmmerhead cars that won’t survive the new year. Apparently even six months is too long for the crew at Top Gear.

As you might guess based on the photo, the results were not surprising and they are a testament to perhaps taking a little more time and car rebiew development of a car. 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. Treacherous handling, sub-standard performance, shocking discomfort, tiny range, awful build quality.

You may order presentation ready copies to distribute to your colleagues, customers, or clients, by visiting http: This provides the iThrust with a distinct, some would say unique, rear-engined handling bias, which may or may not be a good thing. You must have JavaScript enabled to experience the new Autoblog.

And free is good, right? Practical points The main problem with running the i Thrust everyday would be the inconvenience revuew, given that its batteries need to be hiked out and recharged every miles, which takes several hours.

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. Very green making revie a US style” woody “. 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. Side by side comparison.


You may order presentation ready copies to distribute to your colleagues, customers, or clients, by visiting http: At one point during testing, the Hammerhead went into a monumental tank-slapper while being driven in a dead straight line. Capslock – get a life and stop moaning. At the end of augocar ‘testing’ of the car, Stig dropped it off at the Autocar H.

Was the press release written by the Labour government, its so good its almost plausible until you look properly!

I-rhrust to whether it will help save the world or not, the answer is; probably not. Speed matters Our best two-way average for the mph lunge was 6. For those unfamiliar with the format of the show, most episodes involve the producers giving a challenge of some kind to hosts Jeremy ClarksonJames May and Richard Hammond.

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Click hamerhead the icon for your Adblocker in your browser. 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 eagpe actual transport for three people without contributing too much destruction to our troubled climate. From pallets polythene etc and you could load it with manure no bother.

Wonder if they will do a 4-door i-Thrust?

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

Video DEC 26 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.

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. Where the Hammerhead Eagle gets more intriguing technically is with the type, hammrhead location, of its numerous power sources.


Lose the clutch pedal on the Mk2, it’s hardly worth having. 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. TV is meant to entertain people and that’s what top gear does.

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Top Gear Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust car – official press release | Autocar

The Eagle i-Thrust is brand a new design, created and built entirely in the UK, and boasts an extraordinary combination of unique styling, sports car handling and an innovative propulsion system that harnesses a familiar battery-based electric powertrain in league with the dependable power of a diesel generator to provide maximum range and reviea.

Its propulsion system was ground-breaking for its day. You must be logged in to perform that action.

Priceless is perhaps the best way to describe it. As usual, we give the vehicle star-mark scores out of five for its performance in various areas: Click on the icon for i-thtust Adblocker in your browser. And credit to Autocar for ranking it higher than the G-Wiz!!!: Drive it to your local allotment and it will fit in with all those British wonders of modern allotment architectural shed building!

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And remember, a perfectly fit TVR Chimaera went to its grave to bring us this monster. Once the i-Thrust was completed, it was turned over to AutoCar magazine for an independent road test.

Select the option to run ads for autoblog. Very good press release.