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Old 12-04-2013, 12:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Open Source Car

The First Car You Can Build Yourself... in an Hour - Businessweek

Here's an effort that tries to hit the same price range as the Elois/VLC, but avoids the whole "can-it-be-brought-to-market " problem by offering a kit of parts to the coach-builder, and releasing the plans as open-source.





It appears the suspension is an homage to the Citroen 2CV. Home page is here:
OSVehicle - Open Source Vehicle | Introducing Tabby: an industrializable, production ready, versatile, universal chassis.

On the market in 2014, hybrid drive by Fall of 2014. Dive right in:
OSVehicle - Open Source Vehicle |(OSVehicle - Open Source Vehicle |)
OSVehicle - Open Source Vehicle |(OSVehicle - Open Source Vehicle |)

"http://www.osvehicle.com/download/" & "http://www.osvehicle.com/contribute/" vBulletin is sooo braindead.




"You wouldn't download a car would you?"


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Old 12-04-2013, 05:37 AM   #2 (permalink)
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500 Euros for a chassis with steering.
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Old 12-04-2013, 10:46 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 12-04-2013, 02:40 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I wondered why nobody had posted, but I didn't think to look in DIY / How-to. I declare this thread closed, I can make my "who wouldn't download a car" joke there.

I liked my title better.
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Old 12-04-2013, 03:01 PM   #5 (permalink)
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So, who's buying ?

It's 2090 EUR + p&p though, not 500.
And without the engine (not even sure what engine it'll be.)

With a EU regulated Vmax of only 80 kph / 50mph as a motorised 4-wheeler, I'm out.
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Old 12-05-2013, 01:01 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Expensive for a go cart.

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