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botsapper 03-04-2014 01:23 AM

VW Italdesign Giugiaro Clipper
 
Looks like VW's AWD electric concept has one over Tesla's Model X.

Giugiaro has designed a rather pleasant (dull) MPV concept but it's all about the doors! Automotive writers have commented on the pillarless DeLorean/Lambo doors and are worried about, if any, body rigidity/structural safety of a road version.

Butterfly-wing + Gull-wing = won't fly.

http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/...798kodogif.gif

Frank Lee 03-04-2014 06:16 AM

I wonder if, when it's raining or snowing and the car is covered with slush and slop, if all that rains down on the interior and occupants?

esoneson 03-04-2014 10:01 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by botsapper (Post 413636)
Looks like VW's AWD electric concept has one over Tesla's Model X.

Not really. Tesla's Model X is pre-production. VW's AWD is a pipe dream. Give a designer some freedom and they forget all about things like physics, engineering, mother nature, safety, government regulations, human limitations and practicality. :D

Eric

botsapper 03-04-2014 01:32 PM

...only in the battle of door concepts, and like I said - it won't 'fly'.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Of1cQuVMZR0

NeilBlanchard 03-04-2014 07:39 PM

No 'B' pillar and they don't have latches at that junction. Yes, it is a concept, but that is the sort of detail can nix 'ooo-aah' features.

http://maxcdn.fooyoh.com/files/attac...x300_ratio.jpghttp://www.caradvice.com.au/thumb/77...-Clipper-3.jpghttp://www.caradvice.com.au/thumb/77...-Clipper-6.jpg

It has video mirrors like the Model X, and no obvious door handles.

freebeard 07-04-2014 02:23 AM

How did I wind up here? ..oh yeah, Fossil Free Fuel. As much as I'm a fan of Giugiaro and VW, I like Ford's entry in the race, from 2011.

http://ecomodder.com/forum/member-fr...llpaper-09.jpg

Those power doors on the Clipper need dampners so they aren't so jerky opening and closing.


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