An all-electric track day car, the Swiss-made eRod packs a 200hp equivalent electric motor and 258 lb-ft. of torque, while weighing in at just 1433 lb. When equipped with the available 39 kWh battery pack, range is 136 mi. We’d love to see these come stateside.
These amazing wheels allow a car to not only move in the typical directions, but to turn on a dime or move sideways. Their inventor says they’re driven using 24,000 pounds of torque directly on the tires, and are more precise and durable than prior omni-directional wheels.
Creating commercials for new cars can be challenging because the cars aren’t always yet in production. The Mill’s amazing contraption acts a stand-in for virtually any car, simulating its length, width, wheels, and driving dynamics. CG artists can then wrap it in any virtual body.
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