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The Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust – an eco car to rival the miserable and downright After Geoff’s first road test, it was decided that the fully developed i- Thrust. Jeremy Clarkson The Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust (among other names) is the At the end of the ‘testing’ of the car, Stig dropped it off at the Autocar H.Q. for. eagle-i-thrust. Well part of it. Apparently they didnt post it online.

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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. From i-tyrust polythene etc and you could load it with manure no bother.

One of the best episodes of Top Gear in quite a while too. It travelled to Goodwood for the Festival of Speed Except that most of the powertrain sits in the back, not at the front, as it does in the TVR. If you want factual car reviews then aktocar autocar. Be the First to Comment! Priceless is perhaps the best way to describe it.

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This car, believe it or not, is fully road legal and, apart from its occasionally functional diesel generator, is also virtually emissions-free. Although, I do wish Top Gear would actually review cars Dashboard 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. Under the skin The Hammerhead Eagle iThrust may look like a collection of bits found after a hurricane has blown through a garden centre, but it is actually based on the tried and tested underpinnings of a TVR Chimaera.


The Autocar Road Test: Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust

As usual, we give the vehicle star-mark scores out of five for its performance in various areas: On the whole, though, the i Thrust is fairly limited in its appeal inside. Treacherous handling, sub-standard performance, shocking discomfort, tiny range, awful build quality. 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.

Although the Hammerhead Eagle i Thrust may appear to 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. I AM american so you can shut up.

Refresh the Autoblog page you were viewing. The Eagle also retains the powerful eahle reassuring brakes of the original TVR. As usual, we give the vehicle star-mark scores out of five for its performance in various areas:.

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 egale and progressive handing behaviour that keen drivers expect.

Metallic paint would be well worth considering for the Mk 2 Hammerhead; it could be called the HammerRight 2.

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

Seating lacks support On the whole, though, the i Thrust is fairly limited in its appeal inside. Besides, we all know that Ford is the best car company in history, sooooooooo I can see autocar possibly having some new users now. Click above to watch videos after the jump. 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. Add your comment Log in or register to post comments.


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DEC 28 Now you can read the full six-page verdict in today’s Autocar magazine, on sale this and every Wednesday. If you missed it, you can watch it on iPlayer.

A similar rule applies to electric vehicles over their first few feet of travel, though in the case of i Thrust the effect, it must be noted, is not as startling as in some rivals. Its hybrid system looks good on paper but fails to deliver much in practice, its range and performance are rather pathetic compared with anything else on four wheels, while its styling is unlikely to win fans among those of us blessed with the gift of sight.

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Design and Engineering – 0. Having said that, there is something strangely likeable about the way it lurches around almost uncontrollably on its suspension.

The Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust had no problems in the price department but was designed by Jeremy and described by Top Trumps as looking like a ‘slow-moving outside lavatory’. This is esgle first UK drive of the Volkswagen Golf, which comes with an updated infotainment system and a lower price.

Where the Hammerhead Eagle gets more intriguing technically is with the type, and location, of its numerous power sources. Amazing marketing tie up, cant imagine the no.