Skip to comments.The £75k supercar with a 5ft-long windscreen and hidden wheels
Posted on 11/09/2012 12:59:27 PM PST by the scotsman
'THIS new supercar looks out of this world - so no wonder its called the Extra Terrestrial Vehicle.
The futuristic £75,000 motor - aka the ETV - is based on the same platform as a modest, run-of-the-mill Chevrolet.
But this is where the similarities end with the sci-fi inspired ETV looking like nothing else on the road.'
(Excerpt) Read more at thesun.co.uk ...
Ugly car, had to go to Page 3 though.
Man, whatever you do, don’t drive over any speed bumps!
It looks like a suppository.
I think if I had $120,000 to blow on a supercar, it wouldn’t be that. In fact, I’d much prefer several makes/models of relatively-inexpensive US muscle cars and eschew the supercar.
I thought it was the Air Jordan edition :^)
It also looks like something that you crush when it's running across your floor.
It is certainly an improvement over your typical American muscle car, but I think speed bumps might be problematic.
As ugly as that sucker is, it had better be able to levitate.
If you spray it with RAID will it roll over and wiggle the tires in the air?
I’d say there is zero chance they can build it for that price, unless the underpinnings and powertrain are very mundane production components.
Low end Ferraris are well over 200k.
Unless it's got dynamic ride-height adjustment, it will never work in the real world with that ground clearance.
Otherwise, it's not the most horrible concept car I've ever seen.
The overall shape and proportion isn’t bad but it’s completely spoiled by several things. The circular windows are silly and do not relate to any other element. Lose them. The visual excitement of any automobile is created primarily via the stance of the vehicle and the wheels. This has none, the fenderskirts are ridiculous, impractical and make the whole exercise look strained and self-conscious. The tail lamps are another dumb flight of fancy.
Strip those away and replace them with something in keeping with the supercar appearance as well as buyers’ expectations, and the exterior would work.
Once you get inside, that Impala dashboard is going to be more jarring and disappointing than the acres of cheap shiny plastic that greet you in a Corvette, though.
What, did he run out of money?
I liked Fireball XL-5 and Stingray better.
Looks like a future car concept from the thirties. Whats with the porthole windows, Captain Nemo would love it.
What would you do with it once you got it “up there”? ;-)
If someone parks next to you, you will be trapped in the car!
I will not be doing anything as pedestrian as parking at WalMart when I get mine! LOL
Should call it “Matrix”
It’s a Blue Pill
Turn on the *Flux capacitor* and go back in time before last Tuesday :)
You’ll be SOL if you have a flat in that thing.
It look like a giant suppository. Appropriate for the Age of 0bama, don’t you think?
I’m looking for a giant shoe for this car.
Still one of the fastest, street-legal production cars to circle the track at Nurburgring.
“Extra Terrestrial” it may look, “all terrain” it is not
keep your SUV, “Global Warming” (LOL) says floods are the new normal
i find it as ugly as the 1980s? 1990s? chevy caprice
Reminds me of a stool from a few days ago. Front drive? LOL!
LOL!!....I just saw a Nature show on squid the other day, they will attack something, thinking it’s food, wrap their tentacles all over it ‘tasting’ the object, and then automatically let go and leave if it doesn’t taste right.....A Mexican fisherman was attacked while swimming to the shore from his disabled boat and was attacked by a school of giant squid. He had sucker rings all over him, but they left him just as suddenly as they attacked. I guess they don’t like ‘spicy’ food!..............
Can you spot the ‘car’ in this picture?............
Daisy Dukes are back!
“What would you do with it once you got it up there? ;-)”
Ha! It does sort of resemble a suppository, doesn’t it? Or a cockroach. I’d sure hate to try to clean the inside of that windshield.
Well finally a good picture of the car.
You need a special tool. For only $5099 they’ll sell you one! LOL
That thing looks similar to the Sandman groundcar in the Logan’s Run TV series.
Speed bumps are just the start of the idiocy of that car.
That car won’t be able to go up any driveway.
You can’t get a jack underneath that thing even with all the tires inflated fully let only if one of them is flat.
And wheel covers went out of fashion for a good reasons, because they’re a massive PITA when you have to change a tire. They get coated with mud and corrosion on the inside and become cemented in place making them impossible to remove. You can’t even add air to the tires with them on the car. And they radically limit the turning radius of the car or else you have to radically inset the spindles and waste a huge amount of space in the engine compartment and make the wheelbase narrower which reduces stability.
Blah, blah, blah,... I could go on forever about how stupid this car is.
Can you spot the car in the pic at #40? You have to look very carefully................
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