Inspired by scifi and james bond movies, the squba is defined by rinspeed as the first real diving car. Aug 16, 2011 presentation of the waterproof rinspeed squba. The acknowledged james bond enthusiast and swiss automobile visionary kept revisiting this scene in his mind over and over. With the revolutionary separation of the two vehicle components, rinspeed confronts the increasingly diverging life cycles of hardware and software. Using a lotus elise as a starting point, rinspeed took it apart and rebuilt it making sure to look for any small gaps and areas where water could come in. The squba is the worlds first real submersible car capable of. The rinspeed xchange is a crazy driverless tesla you can live in. Latest rinspeed wallpapers in highquality hd for free. The swiss company rinspeed has developed a new concept car called squba, which is the worlds first green diving car.
Rinspeed once again lives up to its reputation for building ridiculous concepts. Rinspeed is a swiss automobile manufacturer and tuning designer. So far weve seen just a brief teaser of the snap concept. The original idea was inspired by the 1977 james bond film the spy who loved me. Rinderknecht left lacks a flair for the theatrical or, in the case of the mad, mad squba.
Rinspeed concepts wallpapers free pictures of rinspeed concepts for your desktop. Rinspeed squba is the submarine lotus elise you forgot. The rinspeed splash is a concept amphibian vehicle with hydrofoil design capable of 45 knots on water or nearly 200 kmh 120 mph on land. Drop your email here and get our stories in your inbox. Rinspeed wallpaper and pictures car and bike photos. They have now logged more than 11,000km of incidentfree.
Like many of rinspeeds other unique creations, the squba will only remain a oneoff and there are no plans for production. Innovative solution to the key question of modular vehicle systems and logistics and mobility offers frank m. Rinspeed presents the future of autonomous driving. If the situation gets too hot for the secret agent hell go underground or under water. But ads are also how we keep the garage doors open and the lights on here at autoblog and keep our stories free for you. The car is similar to past concepts from rinspeed in that it also operates in water but, this time, it will be motoring under the surface acting like a submarine.
Of course, after concluding the development work, we are also anxious to find out. Thanks to rinspeed s squba, you can make your fantasies real. The idea was first used in the movie the spy who loved me, launched thirty years ago. Martin padgett editorial director december 17, 2007. At first the cold lake trickles in, but soon its a torrent and the squba is. Full car first dive of the elise based underwater car. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. Rinderknecht was inspired by the 1977 james bond film the spy who loved me. Named squba, the car can both drive on roads, and then at the push of a button. Rinspeed the latest cars as well as a look at the automotive past with the best rinspeed pictures. Creative think tank and mobility lab for the automotive industry.
Rinspeed will unveil at the geneva motor show the squba, the worlds first real submersible car. The rinspeed squba is unlike any vehicle you have ever seen before. Rinspeed boss frank rinderknecht is known for his extraordinary automotive creations and is an unashamed james bond fan who kept revisiting this scene over and over in his mind. Rinspeed wallpaper and pictures as well as news for all the latest and greatest rinspeed manufactured till date. The squba, developed by swiss company rinspeed, is the worlds first car that can be driven. Download high resolution rinspeed car wallpapers for desktop, mobiles at drivespark. Rinspeed squba keep right 64 mayjune 2008 arizonadriver you drive the squba into the water and. Try us for free on amazon channels click this link and find out more about our new streaming service on amazon channels with exclusive shows.
Rinspeeds squba becomes submersible, ridiculous reality. Rinderknecht that have added colorful bright spots to the geneva motor show for many years. The first fine art prints available include a series which pays homage to the 100th anniversary of futurism. Well, at least any functional, nonfiction vehicle youve ever seen before. Made from carbon body and an electric motor, squba will only remain a oneoff, and there are no plans for production, yet. Rinspeed ag creative think tank for the automotive industry. Rinderknecht has a fascination with the 1977 film the spy who loved me, wherein james bonds lotus esprit. A swiss company called rinspeed has recently announced its newest project. Since 1991, they have also designed exotic concept and special vehicles for the geneva motor show and other car shows each year, but do not enter into production rinspeed was founded in 1979 by frank rinderknecht.
Its built by rinspeed, the swiss concept car maker that always turns up to the geneva motor show with something a bit wacky. Named squba, the car can both drive on roads, and then at the push of a button dive up to 10. Pages in category rinspeed vehicles the following 7 pages are in this category, out of 7 total. Mar 25, 2008 with the lotus elisebased squba, the worlds first real submersible car, the movie fake became reality for visitors who saw the car at the recent the geneva motor show. Propelled by a 750 cc two cylinder turbocharged engine burning natural gas which supplies 140 hp 104 kw at 7000 rpm and weighs just 825 kg 1,819 lb, this strangelooking vehicle can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmh in 5. Dec 04, 2019 as the first company in the world, swiss powerhouse of ideas rinspeed demonstrated the snap and the microsnap at the ces in las vegas in the past two years, vehicles whose chassis and bodies go their own ways. The squba, developed by swiss company rinspeed, is the worlds first car that can be driven both on land and under water. Rinderknecht the squba symbolizes the realization of a longcherished dream and of movie fictions of which perhaps the. Rinspeed ag creative think tank for the automotive. Leave it to an avid james bond fan to create something to please both a motor enthusiast and a scuba diver.
Rinspeeds metrosnap displays innovative solution for the key. Mar 16, 2008 media in category rinspeed squba the following 2 files are in this category, out of 2 total. Our old friends at swiss tuning, restoration, and general ridepimping expert rinspeed are back with perhaps their most ambitious project to date. Rinspeed preps squba, the submersible sports car wired. Rinspeed squba concept to make a splash at geneva autoblog. Hd wallpaper for backgrounds rinspeed concepts, car tuning rinspeed concepts and concept car rinspeed. Rinspeed submerges with squba visionary swiss maker rinspeed creates the worlds first. Rinspeed snap ces concept is a car with hotswappable bodies. Thirty years after the movie thriller the spy who loved me hit the silver screen squba is the first car that can actually fly under water. Rinspeed squba roadstersubmarine bond can go green. Rinspeed already got our attention with the concept for its fully submersible squba vehicle, but now that theyve actually gone and built a fully. Rinspeed s concept car, squba, is set to make its debut at the 2008 geneva motor show march 6th thru 16th, 2008. Rinspeeds autonomous xchange concept to debut in geneva. Rinspeed squba, the first underwater flying car duration.
Oct 12, 2017 rinspeed concept cars are invariably one of the highlights of the major automotive shows each year with their often challenging ideas. Photo 11 rinspeed squba drives and dives web exclusive view photo gallery 1 photos 31 years ago, the legendary q modified a lotus esprit for special agent 007 that was able to. Rinspeed, the swiss company known for pushing the limits of vehicle modifications, is set to debut a new concept at the geneva motor show next month. It has a zeroemissions electric motor, which allegedly sends powerful torque to the rear wheels. The rinspeed squba is fully functional on land and underwater. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. Rinspeed s metrosnap shows up on the stages of europe. The rinspeed budii aims to redefine the relationship between man and machine. Rinderknecht has a fascination with the 1977 film the spy who loved me, wherein james bonds. Rinspeed preps squba, the submersible sports car never let it be said that rinspeed boss frank m. Media in category rinspeed squba the following 2 files are in this category, out of 2 total. Rinspeed squba diving car free video clips for your enjoyment. Fantasies of james bonds underwater exploits running through your head.
We rely on advertising to provide you with free content. And there is one car in the rinspeed collection that is by far the most soughtafter vehicle for film and photography. It specialises in restoring classic cars, and tuning and modifying modern cars such as porsches and subarus. Rinspeed took things to the extreme when they decided to turn movie fantasy into reality with the worlds only diving car. The original idea by rinspeed founder and ceo frank m. Feb 14, 2008 rinspeed already got our attention with the concept for its fully submersible squba vehicle, but now that theyve actually gone and built a fully working prototype weve really got to hand it to. Zaplook rinspeed squba and youll get an idea about how little attention this car is getting. In 2008 it was the squba that was on display, with company chief.
Rinderknecht, summing up the fundamental idea behind his latest concept conceived together. Dec 20, 2007 a swiss company called rinspeed has recently announced its newest project. The crucial step towards series production has now been taken. Rinspeed has introduced its official fine graphic art collection, based on the link between car design, automotive culture and graphic art. Rinspeed images free pictures of rinspeed for your desktop. The rinspeed xchange is a crazy driverless tesla you can. Rinderknecht is known for extraordinary automotive creations. More than 39 years of innovations, visions and creations paired with emotions. Dec 18, 2007 rinspeed s concept car, squba, is set to make its debut at the 2008 geneva motor show march 6th thru 16th, 2008. Rinspeed to show personal mobility ecosystem at ces 2018. Built around a lotus elise, the rinspeed squba is a concept car that can be driven on land, on water and underwater and has zero emissions. While the world preps for corvette zr1s, hyundai geneses, and ford f150s aplenty at the upcoming detroit auto. The sensosphere empire your senses in space the passenger and not the price and technology should be the focal point of an air journey, observes the head of rinspeed, frank m. It features autonomous driving technology, zeroemissions power plant, and best of all, you can take it.
The rinspeed squba is a fully submersible car designed by swiss car designer frank m rinderknecht. The design calls for an electric vehicle with an adaptable cabin featuring drivebywire steering wheel. Filled with emotions and new ideas that is the signature feature of the concept cars from swiss car visionary frank m. Hd wallpaper for backgrounds rinspeed, car tuning rinspeed and concept car rinspeed wallpapers. Hd wallpaper for backgrounds rinspeed squba 2008,329. Thirty years after the movie thriller the spy who loved me hit the silver screen rinspeed squba is the first car that can actually fly under water. Rinderknecht 52 is known for his extraordinary automotive creations. With the squba, the worlds first real submersible car, the movie trick now becomes reality.1137 693 172 435 1047 1091 628 1301 671 304 72 981 1072 376 1476 1555 415 1029 992 637 1093 1005 714 788 1443 31 1428 388 1116 1415 723 19