Photo credit: Maximilian Schneider
Automotive designer Maximilian Schneider envisions a hypercar unlike any other, and it’s called the Rimac Scalatan vision 2080. Not only is it powered by lithium-oxygen batteries, but it features a 3D-carboprinted chassis made of a titanium-graphite alloy encapsulated by an aerodynamic and ultra-rugged graphene outer shell. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
The goal is to showcase its organic materials, as the car metaphorically inhales oxygen from the air to start the power-generating reaction with the lithium inside its batteries. Inside, you’ll find a fighter-jet-inspired cockpit right in the middle. In addition to the body, the wheels are also 3D-printed with a titanium alloy, enabling them to change patterns dynamically, depending on the surface you’re traveling on.