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Saturday, February 14, 2015

Known better the fierce figure of Rally Fighter

Local Motors has introduced the Rally Fighter for the first time at SEMA 2010. The car with the fierce figure is designed by automotive enthusiasts community in the internet.

The Rally Fighter cars sold approximately US. $100,000 is really the first car that pure design of crowdsourcing. Their ideas are collected via the Internet. If on the internet, known by the 'open source' term. Anyone can get involved work on it.

"If Henry Ford had Twitter and internet access, he would have designed the car in a different way," said John B. Rogers, President and co-founder of Local Motors was quoted as saying by CNN on Wednesday, March 13, 2013.
The Rally Fighter is made by an American company called Local Motors. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1CJDwat)
The Rally Fighter is a mix between a baja truck, a dune buggy and a sports car. This combination is what makes this car unique in the world and strangely enough, it works big time. The wide tires, massive ground clearance, low roofline, playful but all-business front end and funky decals clearly make it out to be a toy for adults.
Interior and dashboard view of Rally Fighter. (Picture from: http://aol.it/1Eogsji)
Rally Fighter design selected in an internet event which was held in 2009. The winner is Sangho Kim of Pasadena, California. Others participated in the design of the other car components, such as doors. After various design ideas are collected, the Rally Fighter only takes about 18 months to produce. That's 5 times faster than an ordinary car manufacturing process.
Rear side view of Rally Fighter. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1CJDwat)
Although the body weight of the car is quite heavy at around 1,451 kg but still can go with a very strong power. With its fierce figure that made the car also taking a role in the 'Transformers 4' movie (see another cars).

Right under the hood there is a V8 engine capacity of 6.2-liter mated to an automatic transmission which sends power of 430 hp or equivalent with 321 kW/436 PS to the rear wheels, of the force produces a peak torque of 424 lb-ft (574 Nm) . In the final stage of the trim work, Rally Fighter will be equipped with armored chassis, an off-road suspension and high-performance braking system.
By its fierce figure made the car also taking a role in the 'Transformers 4' movie. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1CJDwat)
To reduce the heavy burden of the carbon fiber material embedded in several major components such as the nose, back and floor of the car, in addition to the Rally Fighter is also equipped with a vinyl material that is deliberately prepared to wrap the outer layer of the car which makes it 5 kg lighter than the exterior covered with paint.
The car has been sold in the United States, Kazakhstan, Russia, and United Kingdom. They are targeting to sell 2,000 units of the Rally Fighter before starting a new project (see another car of Local Motors). *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | RALLY FIGHTER]
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