"Pay my troops no mind; they're just on a fact-finding mission."

Future Car

What now sounds like a flimsy car is far from it. The composite materials are extremely strong. They said they held a party and had an unpainted car body in the shop. They passed around a sledgehammer and put up a $100 prize to anyone who could dent/scratch or otherwise damage the body and they have yet to pay out. They did all sorts of other tests for safety as well, including crush tests, stopping distance, and standard safety gear like airbags. When riding in it, it felt very responsive, cornered well and accelerated/decelerated quickly without feeling unstable in the least. My guess is that the simple design and super-strong materials meant it was unlikely to need much repair beyond oil/tires unless it got into a serious wreck. Link

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