- Jan 5, 2009
Splinter Update: Students making progress on wooden supercar
Click above for new high-res renderings of the Splinter Wooden Supercar
The world's greenest supercar project is progressing nicely. The last time we checked in with Joe Harmon and his team of
Work on the project has slowed so Harmon and his colleagues can finish school, but the Splinter continues to garner attention having appeared in a flattering piece published by Automobile Magazine. While we wait for Team Splinter to graduate and finish the car once and for all, take a look at these new high-res renderings of the arts and crafts supercar.
The Splinter is one of those rare projects that's truly inspiring, and Harmon seeks to prove that wood is anything but an outdated material with no place – outside the dashes of expensive luxury cars, of course – in modern automobiles. Point taken.
[Sources: Joe Harmon Design, Automobile Magazine]