Spanish designer Arturo Ariño Rábago's The Lotus Concept vehicle is designed for the year 2067, and is completely jet engine-powered. The vehicle contains no wheels but two turbines and an inline -8 capable of generating 79,000 bhp at 90,000 rpm and 13,300 lb-ft of torque at 78,000rpm.
This superfast floating car achieves a top speed of 16,083 km/h and moves at 100 km/h in just 0.46 seconds. The Lotus concept vehicle features dual ultra-lightweight afterburning turbines attached to a carbon fiber wing, touchscreen controls and rear engine controls to control the rear turbines.
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The Jet Engine-Powered Lotus Concept is Ready for 2067
Published: Sep 6, 2010 • References: automotto.org