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Yamaha Motiv city car concept

Gordon Murray and Yamaha new Motiv city car (2016)

By Kew

First Official Pictures

21 2013 11:00

This Smart ForTwo lookalike is in the Gordon Murray Design – and no, the latter part of that isn’t a typo.

Built in with Yamaha, the Motiv elements of F1, motorcycle and extra-automotive to try and cut down on the environmental impact – and running – a car creates.

What’s so revolutionary about the Murray Motiv?

Mainly, the two-seater’s production process, ‘iStream’ by the 240mph McLaren designer Gordon Murray. In for 15 years, the idea could cut the of a regular car production plant by up to according to manufacturer predictions.

In iStream dispenses with the line assembly of cars since Henry Ford’s T, instead building cars in a methodical pre-packaged style. looms and control units are to pre-painted panels, which are bonded together in an F1-like structure, reducing weight but enhancing stiffness and safety. also faster than together cars with as per the template of mass-production in 2013, and less waste material.

It’s car not just a basic trolley though. The Motiv’s suspension and electric powertrain are to give ‘new levels of and handling’ performance, as well as the car’s need to be nippy and given its urban brief.

Yamaha Motiv city car concept

What’s the spec of the Motiv?

In guise, the rear-drive Motiv a peak of 34bhp, and a huge ft – continuous torque is 485lb ft. The Motiv hits 62mph in 15sec, and tops out at over The real-world range is claimed to be 100

What’s Yamaha’s role in all

The Japanese outfit is the first firm to take the plunge Murray’s iStream concept and to implement it into a full-scale reality.

Yamaha has yet to sign off on the of rewriting the car design and production but if the Motiv gets the green electric and conventional petrol-powered could be hitting a city near you as early as 2016. likely to be priced at around to compete with Smart’s new and the new rear-drive Renault Twingo.

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Yamaha Motiv city car concept
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