You'll Have to Assemble theTomahawk Kit Car Yourself Unfortunately [VIDEO]
Dec 18, 2013 13:42
Canadian startup Dubuc Super Light Car will debut its concept at the 2014 Montreal International Auto Show on January 17. They will show off the Tomahawk - a two seat coupe with a mid mounted engine.
It will be sold as a kit car, and it is said to have an eighteight times faster assembly time than comparable vehicles (250 hours versus 1,500-2,000 hours). It features a bonded and bolted aluminumu monocoque frame weighing 136kg and a lightweight polymer bodywork.
Suspension components come from the Corvette C4 and will be delivered with steering wheel support, pre-pierced for wires and hoses and an ergonomic cockpit that can sit a 6'3" driver.
The kit also includes doors that open at a 75-degree angle, door panels, dashboard, console, seats, a DOT-approved windshield, a see-through Targa roof and side mirrors. The folks from Dubuc SLC say the car weighs under 2,000 lbs (907 kg) fully equipped.
The complete body and frame kit is offered at CAD$19,995 (US$18,904) and requires the installation of mechanical components. The total cost of the car can reach or even exceed CAD$30,000 (US$28,365).
In Canada, the winter time is not exactly a paradise for drivers. They need to contend with ice and snow and the occasional snow storm that creates bad visibility. But this Christmas, you can make driving much more enjoyable by getting yourself that present you’ve always wanted: a new Ford! Read more
It’s the holiday season, so you might be on the verge of a road trip to see family or friends for the season, or perhaps you’re thinking about a road trip for the spring or summer months and you’re thinking ahead. Read more