Steer it like a car and the
Carver will bank like a motorcycle.
The fully automatic hydraulic-mechanical DVC system makes this exciting
kind of driving possible, lending itself very well to a sporty driving
style. Enjoy the steering and feel how responsive DVC balances the
vehicle body for you, banking to the exact natural angle.
Its low weight and aerodynamic design allows the modern 4 cylinder 65
bhp engine to take CARVER in 8.2 seconds to 100 km/hour and to a top
speed of 180 km/hour.
CARVER is not only a
comfortable cruise vehicle for long distance driving, but its compact
dimensions allow it to easily glide through city traffic. The
combination of its powerful, sporty performance, sensational driving
qualities and high comfort make the CARVER perfect for daily personal
Whether you drive along at highway cruising speeds or sneak through city
CARVER makes you fly the road...
|BMW Mini Cooper
Agile, surefooted and sporty, it's one of the most exciting cars on
the road. To see why it's also one of the most advanced and learn how
it's built, check out the 3-D Engineer's View on the BMW
Mini Cooper web site. Then look at the other sections and take a
tour for more details.
Hybrid Gasoline/Electric Engine Automobile
introduction of Prius, Toyota is poised to become one of the industry
leaders in new, innovative environmental technologies and
efficiencies. This innovative hybrid already has three years of proven
history abroad. More than 35,000 vehicles are on the road in Japan
already providing a safe, efficient and practical alternative to
conventionally powered vehicles. There are no plugs or special
charging stations. You treat it like a regular car, and it treats you
and your pocketbook as well as it does the environment.
|Sparrow P.T.M.: The Personal Transit Module (P.T.M.)
is a single passenger vehicle designed specifically for commuters and
inner-city driving. Powered by thirteen 12 volt batteries, the Sparrow
provides an effective range of 30 to 60 miles and a top speed of 70
mph. A vast percentage of commuters in the United States commute 18
miles or less to work daily and most do so alone. The Sparrow allows
all of the convenience and freedom of driving your own vehicle with
these added benefits:
The Project 32™ Slalom is the
world's first ground vehicle that leans gracefully in a curve with
driver and passenger seated side-by-side. Its design is the brainchild
Larry Edwards, a pioneer in spacecraft, ballistic missiles, and
cutting-edge rail transit systems.
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|Millennium Jet, Inc.: For
thousands of years, people have dreamed of flying free like a bird. Now Millennium Jet,
Inc. is making this dream a reality, by developing the world's first practical individual
vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft.
SoloTrek Exo-Skeletor Flying Vehicle (XFV), this vehicle will transport an individual in a
standing position for up to one and a half hours before refueling. Running on ordinary
automobile gasoline, it travels efficiently and quietly up to 80 miles per hour. SoloTrek
XFV also can easily operate out of extremely confined spaces. Its preliminary flight
testing is scheduled to begin in mid-1999.
three-wheeler research study, equipped with intelligent technology, blends the special
thrill and cornering dynamics of a motor cycle with the safety and comfort of a saloon car
- a combination which offers unrivalled driving enjoyment.
|BMW's new 'scooter' called the C1.