Tuesday, August 18, 2009

GT Crossover Concept

The GT Crossover is a design study of a vehicle based on the literal meaning of the "Sport Utility Vehicle" definition. Among the features are the asymmetrical design and the 1+1 seating layout. The author is Coventry graduate Sam Johnson.
As Sam Johnson explains, "The GT Crossover is a reaction to the existing Sport Utility Vehicle market. With the recent trends of SUVs being designed for urban use rather that sports utility a new approach is needed. Starting the preconceptions of what a SUVs and designing a vehicle around modern sports and realistic usability."
The car adopts an electric powertrain with a 190 hp motor that allows to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 6 seconds. The total weight is 950kg and the loading capacity is 556 liters.
The main dimensions are a length of 4,500mm, a width of 1,800mm, a height of 1,380mm and a wheelbase of 2,880mm. The tires are mounted on 24 inches wheels.
The vehicle is targeted to customers between 25 and 45 years of age, and has an estimated price of £30,000.

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