Monday, March 3, 2008

Shiny New Hybrid Also Solar Powered

Italdesign HQ (TGW) - Italdesign Giugiaro will unveil its solar assisted hybrid car, the Quaranta, at the Geneva Motor Show.

The black roof is actually a solar panel that helps charge the car.

The all-wheel-drive, mid-engined car accelerates from zero to 62 mph (100 kph) in 4.05 seconds and tops out at 155 mph.

The car fits 4 people. Depressingly, the car is only expected to get 33 mpg.

Via :: Press Release (PDF)