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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In many ways it serves as a stark reminder as to how far things have progressed ride and handling-wise in recent years. 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.

Design and Engineering – 0. Was the press release written by the Labour government, its so good its almost plausible until you look properly!

The basic running gear has been kindly donated by an ex-TVR Chimaera, so the platform on which the hybrid powertrain sits should, in theory, be fairly sound.

Click on the icon for your Adblocker in your browser. However, the styling is not driven purely by aesthetics.

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

Refresh the Autoblog page you were viewing. Haha, awesome, haven’t seen the episode yet, and iplayers down Apparently even six months is too long for the crew at Top Gear. Steering 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.


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The Eagle i-Thrust is brand a new design, created and built entirely in the UK, and boasts an extraordinary combination of unique styling, sports car handling and an innovative propulsion system that harnesses a familiar battery-based electric powertrain in league with the dependable power of a diesel generator to provide maximum range and efficiency. Here’s how to disable adblocking on our site. On the other hand, the creators of the iThrust are to be applauded, if only because they have built a vehicle that exists and is capable of providing actual transport for three people without contributing too much destruction to our troubled climate.

Side by side comparison. One of the most convincing attempts of an electric car yet.

You must have JavaScript enabled to experience the new Autoblog. TV is meant to entertain people and that’s what top gear does. While 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.


Video: Was the Top Gear Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust the Predecessor to the Chevy Volt?

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. Please enter a display name. The Eagle also retains the powerful and reassuring brakes of the original TVR.

Metallic paint would be well worth considering for the Mk 2 Hammerhead; it could be called the HammerRight. 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 hammehead grasp the TVR-sourced steering wheel properly.

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

But, of course, it only has one gear, so what you see is what you get. One of autpcar most innovative features of the Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust is undoubtedly its radical three abreast seating layout, inspired by the both the practicality of the Fiat Multipla and the sportiness of the legendary McLaren F1.

In fact, why is there at all? Add your comment Log in or register to post comments. What’s not to like? Top Gear electric car tested. And credit to Autocar for ranking it higher than the G-Wiz!!!: