COMPOSITES

Composites

Lotus Demos Evija Hypercar

There are 5 driving modes. Spoiler alert: they’re all super fast. 
#Lotus #tech

Interiors & Electronics

McLaren Carbon Fiber and an Appealing UI

McLaren offers more carbon fiber for a carbon fiber-intensive car; Visteon provides F-150 digital gauge screen
#Ford #McLaren #Visteon

Hybrid

McLaren Readies Lightweight Architecture for Future Hybrid Cars

Produced in-house, the carbon-fiber tub will start underpinning new models next year
#chassis #Carbon #McLaren

Finishing

Paint by Supercar Numbers…Big Numbers

Carbon Fiber Finish Adds $443K to $3 Million Koenigsegg Supercar
#body #oddities #Carbon

Composites

Toyota, Harley-Davidson Nab Top Lightweighting Awards

Electric motorcycles, free-standing seat frames, composite steering knuckles and tension leaf springs
#HarleyDavidson #BASF #Toyota

Composites

McLaren Taking Out More Mass

Supercar builder uses everything from composites to titanium to lighten vehicles.
#McLaren #HP #Pirelli

Composites

Weighing in on Composites

Continental Structural Plastics aims to grow its sales from about $900 million last year to $1.5 billion by 2025.
#Ford #Toyota #Carbon

Composites

VW Aero Car from the 1980s

Yes, it is highly aerodynamic. And for a car with 177 hp, fast. But not exactly the stuff of daily driving.
#Volkswagen #tech #Carbon

Hybrid

SGL to Supply BMW Hybrid with Carbon Fiber Battery Case

Supplier touts lightweighting and other benefits
#BMW #Carbon

Composites

Lexus GS Brings on the Black. Gloss Black

Limited-edition sport sedan coming this summer to a dealer near you. And there will be just 200 built.
#Lexus #Carbon #HP