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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Entry-level diesel motor makes a lot of sense in the sleeker, two-door C It only takes a few seconds.

Besides, we all know that Ford is the best car company in history, sooooooooo Many electric vehicle fans out there are constantly complaining about how long it is taking automakers to bring plug-in vehicles to market. The boys were tasked to build their own answer to the extended range EV Chevy Volt. Seating lacks support On the whole, though, the i Thrust is fairly limited in its appeal inside.

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

Hxmmerhead from ” http: The exact text will differ depending on the actual application you have running. Metallic paint would be well worth considering for the Mk 2 Hammerhead; it could be called the HammerRight.

You may order presentation ready copies to distribute to your colleagues, customers, or clients, by visiting http: This page is for personal, non-commercial use. There are so many contributory factors to its technical make-up that it could, in fact, hammeerhead more accurately described as a freak.

Speed matters Our best two-way average for the mph lunge was 6. Wonder if they will do a 4-door i-Thrust?

Top Gear Technology Centre Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust Review | Top Gear

The dashboard, while clear 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. The steering is, in fact, extremely direct, and although it provides no revew 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. Add your comment Log in or register to post comments.


As usual, we give the vehicle star-mark scores out of five for its performance in various areas:.

Performance “We failed to crack 60mph. And thanks for reading Autoblog. From pallets polythene etc and you could load it with manure no bother. And free is good, right? Drive it to your local allotment and it will fit in with all those British wonders of modern allotment architectural shed building!

Hajmerhead the car was still slow, it was considerably faster than Geoff, and in a drag race it easily beat a cyclist, a runner, and a G-Wiz.

When does the Clubsport version go on sale? Log in or register to post comments. In the days before Tesla got into its stride, its aim was to create a decent electric car that people would actually want to buy. Just watching it now on BBC2. You still haven’t turned off your adblocker or whitelisted our site. Litchfield Alpine A UK review. As to whether it will help save the world or not, the answer is; probably not.

Top Gear electric car – Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust

Join the debate Comments. We’ve had commenters here on this site claiming that they should be able to bring EVs to the street in six rwview. We notice you’re using an ad blocker. Although, I do wish Top Gear would actually review cars The plywood doors are its best feature for me. 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.


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. Once the i-Thrust was completed, it was turned over to AutoCar magazine for an independent road test. You must have JavaScript enabled to experience the new Autoblog.

Read the official – and hilarious – Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust press release. On the whole, though, the i Thrust is fairly limited in its appeal inside. In reality, the diesel generator can barely produce enough puff reciew illuminate one of the indicators, while the plug-in-and-pay socket is just for show.

Anyhow, here’s a brief review: Select the option to run ads for autoblog. Design and Engineering – 0. Its predecessor was named I-thrudt. What’s not to like?

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

Chief amongst the problems posed by this radical layout eage the question of how to accommodate the central seat atop the central backbone of the chassis underneath.

Hammerheaf, awesome, haven’t seen the episode yet, and iplayers down Scroll further to see some of the exquisite detailing on this remarkable vehicle. Practical points The main problem with running the i Thrust everyday would be the inconvenience factor, given that its batteries need to be hiked out and recharged every miles, which takes several hours.

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