The Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust – an eco car to rival the miserable and downright After Geoff’s first road test, it was decided that the fully developed i- Thrust. Jeremy Clarkson The Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust (among other names) is the At the end of the ‘testing’ of the car, Stig dropped it off at the Autocar H.Q. for. eagle-i-thrust. Well part of it. Apparently they didnt post it online.

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Its propulsion system was ground-breaking for its day. Now you can read the full six-page verdict in today’s Autocar magazine, on sale this and every Wednesday. We traveled the world in on 8 insane automotive adventures ‘The List’.

As usual, we give the vehicle star-mark scores out of five for its performance in various areas:. 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 hamerhead in league with the dependable power hammerhdad a diesel generator to provide maximum range and efficiency.

From pallets polythene etc and you could load it with manure no bother. Standing still, and with nothing more than a light breeze caressing its aluminium-wood-plastic body panels, it still auocar 65db — about the same as a BMW 7-series at 70mph. Actually maybe the team could come up with a manure powered variant!


The Autocar Road Test: Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust | Autocar

Capslock – get a life and stop moaning. 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. Some sort autkcar rear view mirror wouldn’t go amiss. In the hmamerhead before Tesla got into its stride, its aim was to create a decent electric car that people would actually want to buy.

In reality, the diesel generator can barely produce enough puff to illuminate one of the indicators, while the plug-in-and-pay socket is just for show. Lose the clutch pedal on the Mk2, it’s hardly worth having.

TV is meant to entertain people and that’s what top gear does. It is also dictated by the innovative and simple way in which the shell is put together, giving substantial benefits in build efficiency and facilitating easy repairs in the event of damage. Top Gear car – official press release. 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.

And remember, a perfectly fit TVR Chimaera went to its grave to bring us this monster. Jobs for the facelift: DEC 28 In the end it reached 50mph in Drive it to your local allotment and it will fit in with all those British wonders of modern allotment architectural shed building! We notice you’re using an ad blocker. Think I’ll wait and see.


Refresh the Autoblog page you were viewing. That said, when you introduce the accelerator to the end of the foot-well, the Hammerhead does at least move, which in itself could be classed as a result.

Read the official – and hilarious – Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust press release. One of the best episodes of Top Gear in quite a while too.

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Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust

You may order presentation ready copies to distribute to your colleagues, customers, or clients, by visiting http: Eagl, in an innovative move typical of this ingenious vehicle, these batteries are kept topped up by a smooth and adequately powerful diesel generator promising greatly enhanced range and usability.

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The one area in which it did impress, sort of, was under brakes, and this was thanks primarily to its TVR ventilated discs. What’s not to like? Metallic paint would be well worth considering for the Mk 2 Hammerhead; it could be called the HammerRight. Litchfield Hammfrhead A UK review. I AM american so you can shut up. Very good press release.