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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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’. In the end it reached 50mph in Introduction This car, believe it or not, is fully road legal and, apart from its occasionally functional diesel generator, is also virtually emissions-free.

If the i Thrust could compensate for this with a modicum ahtocar in-gear flexibility, its lack of fizz in a straight line would be easier to live with.

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Instead it just rumbles from one location to the next, its bodywork flapping in the wind as the 2CV tyres try their best — and occasionally fail — to prevent the body panels from rubbing on the floor. Top Gear Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust car – official press release. The only problem with being the best looking electric car is that it would have to be better looking than the Tesla, which most would argue it is not.

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Please consider whitelisting Autoblog. As to whether it will help save the world or not, the answer is; probably not. Jobs for the facelift: Be the First to Comment! Personally, the only thing I dislike about top gear is they are racist against Americans in particular. Seating lacks support On the whole, though, the i Thrust is fairly limited in its appeal inside. Click on the icon for your Adblocker in your browser.

As I seem to recall, the Morgan car company uses wood on their suspension, though. It is also dictated by the innovative and simple way in which the shell autocr put together, giving substantial benefits in build efficiency and facilitating easy repairs in the event of damage. Ads can be annoying.

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Please enter a display name. At one point during testing, the Hammerhead went into a monumental tank-slapper while being driven in a dead straight line. You still haven’t turned off your adblocker or whitelisted our site.

Litchfield Alpine A UK review. You must have JavaScript enabled to experience the new Autoblog. There are flashes of genius present inside the i Thrust, such as its three-seater layout and its non-attached, and therefore unusually portable, stereo. If you missed it, you can watch it on iPlayer. Refresh the Autoblog page you were viewing.

And credit to Autocar for ranking it higher than the G-Wiz!!!: 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 generator that James installed would often fill the car with exhaust gases.

Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust

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. In the interests of driving purity, the steering sensibly lacks power assistance, a rare touch in modern cars.

There are so many contributory factors to its technical make-up that it could, in fact, be more hammerheead described as a freak. 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.

Please consider whitelisting Autoblog. What’s not to like? Scroll further to see some of the exquisite detailing on this remarkable vehicle. Once the i-Thrust was completed, it was turned over to AutoCar magazine for an independent road test. You may order presentation ready copies to distribute to your colleagues, customers, or clients, by visiting http: On the whole, though, the i Thrust is fairly limited in its appeal inside.