It’s not everyday that you come across a 3D printer, much less one being used to make a futuristic concept car. Meet the Peugeot Fractal, which was developed in collaboration with sound designer Amon Tobin. This electric car not only has a unique sound signature, but also a holographic head-up interface, along with a “9.1.2” system comprised of 13 speakers and bass systems built into each seat. Now back to the 3D-printing part, nearly 80% of the interior trim was made using a 3D printer. Continue reading for three more videos, pictures and additional information.
“The car has very nice proportions with that long bonnet and short overhangs and the multitude of creases somehow doesn’t make it look excessively busy. It’s also got the right balance of aggressiveness that makes it appeal to a broader range of customers. If we’re talking motivation, since this was an unofficial leak there is no new info on what’s powering the Fractal, but a closer look at the dashboard reveals a 62% battery charge icon next to a 98 km (61 miles) range indicator. That should mean the Fractal is a full-electric vehicle with a total range in the region of 160 km (100 miles),” reports Auto Evolution.