Master in Transportation Design – a.y. 2013/14
SYRMA (length 4,730mm – width 1,980mm – height 1,155mm – pitch 2,790mm) features an extremely innovative layout: three staggered front seats with central driving position and rear power unit. The concept has a hybrid propulsion system with a V6 twin turbo, approximately 4-litre heat engine and an electric engine that, together, deliver around 900 hp. Using the electric engine, this rear-wheel drive vehicle could circulate freely in city centres, effectively contributing to reducing air pollution. Designed to deliver total safety, the car features a complete array of innovative passive and active safety devices. In electric mode, the car is completely silent and its arrival is perceived through front laser projection of messages and images on the road. As regards internal layout, the central driving position guarantees maximum visibility when driving, while the cockpit that “envelops” the two side passengers, covered by a teardrop windscreen, acts as a protective shield of the cabin.
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