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The 75k supercar with a 5ft-long windscreen and hidden wheels
The Sun ^ | 9th November 2012 | The Sun

Posted on 11/09/2012 12:59:27 PM PST by the scotsman

'THIS new supercar looks out of this world - so no wonder it’s 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 ...


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1 posted on 11/09/2012 12:59:31 PM PST by the scotsman
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2 posted on 11/09/2012 1:01:47 PM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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3 posted on 11/09/2012 1:02:58 PM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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4 posted on 11/09/2012 1:03:37 PM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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like. :-)

5 posted on 11/09/2012 1:03:54 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (Anger a Conservative by telling a lie; Anger a Liberal by telling the truth. - RWR 8-)
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6 posted on 11/09/2012 1:04:09 PM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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Ugly car, had to go to Page 3 though.


7 posted on 11/09/2012 1:04:29 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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Man, whatever you do, don’t drive over any speed bumps!


8 posted on 11/09/2012 1:05:46 PM PST by Windcatcher (Obama is a COMMUNIST and the MSM is his armband-wearing propaganda machine.)
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9 posted on 11/09/2012 1:08:07 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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It looks like a suppository.


10 posted on 11/09/2012 1:09:15 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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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.


11 posted on 11/09/2012 1:10:40 PM PST by Olog-hai
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I thought it was the Air Jordan edition :^)


12 posted on 11/09/2012 1:11:04 PM PST by Windcatcher (Obama is a COMMUNIST and the MSM is his armband-wearing propaganda machine.)
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Reminds me of cars I saw in the woody allen movie sleeper. This was one of them


13 posted on 11/09/2012 1:12:17 PM PST by xp38
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That too.

It also looks like something that you crush when it's running across your floor.

14 posted on 11/09/2012 1:12:41 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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It is certainly an improvement over your typical American muscle car, but I think speed bumps might be problematic.


15 posted on 11/09/2012 1:13:13 PM PST by Melas (u)
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As ugly as that sucker is, it had better be able to levitate.


16 posted on 11/09/2012 1:15:39 PM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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If you spray it with RAID will it roll over and wiggle the tires in the air?


17 posted on 11/09/2012 1:15:58 PM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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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.


18 posted on 11/09/2012 1:16:23 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's bankruptcy: 2016)
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The hidden wheels look is ugly, IMO.

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.

19 posted on 11/09/2012 1:17:53 PM PST by TChris ("Hello", the politician lied.)
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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?


20 posted on 11/09/2012 1:19:58 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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