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Published on November 17th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

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Fun, Green Vehicle from Top Formula 1 Designer (VIDEO)



 

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Below is the last “Energy Opportunites” video I’ve been meaning to share. This one is of Gordon Murray. Gordon was a “car designer and winner, with McLaren, of five Formula One championships and 50 Grand Prixs.” No small feat. He was McLaren’s F1 Head Designer, but he’s turned to creating greener cars and features the T27 in the video below. His T25 (designed first, of course) was gas-powered, but achieved nearly 100mpg on the Brighton to London future cars rally. The T27, which is apparently featured for the first time in the video below, adds an electric motor, is cheap, and is green in a number of unique ways. Check it out:

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy for the past four years or so. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the Network Manager for their parent organization – Important Media – and he's the Owner/Founder of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.



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