Green Car: Hurricane – Recyclable frame makes it eco-friendly
Eco Factor: Solar-powered eco-friendly concept car with a typical recyclable frame.
Seoul National University of Technology designers, Hoyoung Jo, Jinseok Song and Kyuwon Kim, created this wonderful concept car for the 2009 Michelin Challenge Design competition. Dubbed the Hurricane, this concept car does provide a peep into futuristic transportation. Nature being the guiding force in fabricating this amazing auto, this car has come up to be sensibly eco-friendly. A series of solar panels facing the seating area powers the car engine. The chassis envelops the driver inside. What’s evermore interesting is the fact that up to 90% of the frame is fully recyclable. Well, have a look on these superb images after the jump:
The Dark Side: The engine’s power, car speed and energy requirements are not defined. With the present electric engine, creating a practical vehicle that can provide a speedy and sporty ride doesn’t seem to be that feasible.