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I wonder if this is reliable enough to stand up for 24 hours straight. Maybe we'll see this at Le Mans in 2014.
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post #12 of 34
silly reddit reposts wink.gif , cool idea and it would be awesome for motorcycle helmets.
     
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What's the difference between a supercar and a hypercar?
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I wonder if it'll drive dogs crazy?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bitech View Post

What's the difference between a supercar and a hypercar?

For the most part price and looks.
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What's the difference between a supercar and a hypercar?

Hypercar is usually a term used to describe a top tire supercar regardless of it being a true "hypercar" by definition.

The definition of hypercar differs from the way people commonly use it.
From Wikipedia. Link
"vehicle would have ultra-light construction with an aerodynamic body using advanced composite materials, low-drag design, and hybrid drive."

So a true hypercar is a hybrid supercar, however the term is misused more often than not.



Here is a true hypercar using a diesel hybrid engine.


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Edited by Shaded War - 12/17/13 at 7:55pm
post #17 of 34
*heavy breathing*


This is awesome technology. I vote motorcycle helmets, front lights and windscreens at the same time as the adoption on cars.

I hate cleaning bugs off my windscreen...the HATE.
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I was gonna say "hey what are you gonna do when it malfunctions and stops working!" but I'm sure these people have enough money to get a new system installed if they can afford a McLaren.
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Cool idea.

Arthur C. Clarke mentioned a similar idea in his book The Ghost from the Grand Banks. Was one of the characters inventions for cars.
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I dont mind cleaning the bugs off, its how rain reacts to all the guts on tye shield.
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