Thursday, January 21, 2010
Brazilian Design Student Creates Renault Hybrid Supercar Concept
Don't you just love the wild imagination of young design students especially when they don't have to deal with the necessary but nonetheless, boring practicalities of real life vehicles? Such is the case with this scaled prototype for a Renault Hybrid Supercar that comes to us from André Luiz, a young design student at FAAP in Sao Pao, Brazil. André told Carscoop that this project won him second place in the Latin American design contest, "My First Renault". The concept behind the design was to create a three-seater supercar that would be used by Renault for demonstration purposes.
According to André, the hybrid can accommodate a professional pilot up front and two 'joy-ride' passengers behind him. As for the mechanics, it was designed to be equipped with a mid-mounted combustion engine and two electric motors in the front wheels. You can read more details about André's project below.