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Lotus develops Concept Ice Vehicle for Antarctic expedition

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Aug 13th, 2008 at 12:57PM

Click above for high-res gallery of the Lotus Concept Ice VehicleWe can forget all about the price of gas when we get news like this. Sure, we'll probably never ride in the Concept Ice Vehicle (CIV), but just knowing that folks at Lotus are working on things like this while we sleep... well, it's like finding out that there is a Santa Claus.The CIV was developed to aid research for the Moon Regan TransAntarctic Expedition. The biofuel powered, propeller-driven trike on skids is 4.5 meters long and 4.5 meters wide with an independent suspension all around. It also has an ice penetrating radar... Read More

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