Car design today is focused more and more on reducing weight to improve fuel efficiency - no matter if the fuel is french fry grease or the sun. That in mind, super light-weight carbon fiber is quickly becoming the choice material for designers. The Reconnoitre design shows that such a use of a carbon fiber body can have amazing results.
The hatchback design of the car reduces space for congested city streets. The hybrid engine uses lithium manganese batteries that can last 40 years!