In the latest news featuring Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus’s zero-emission Baja Boot, which First Mode is helping to design and develop for the 2022 Baja 1000, Autoevolution published renderings created by First Mode featuring the latest vehicle design.
Autoevolution reporter and EV expert Gustavo Henrique Ruffo notes that while the changes made since previous renderings were published on December 7 were expected to be “radical,” they ended up going far above and beyond what the outlet was expecting from the next evolution of the Boot.
When we published cutaways revealed by Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus on December 7, we knew that the Hydrogen Fuel Cell Boot Zero-Emission would present a radical and straight-to-the-point design. Anyway, we have to confess that the final car managed to surprise us: it is even more extreme than we could predict.
Just have a look at this machine. With no need to have an engine compartment, it turned the space in front of the cabin into a place to store a spare tire and nothing else. That exposes the front suspension and the spaceframe structure of the vehicle. The headlights are placed right below the windshield, at the base of the A-pillars. We can also see a light bar above the windshield and what looks like fog lights in front of the spare tire cradle.
The cabin has room for the driver and a co-pilot. Behind them are located the fuel cells. Behind the rear axle – which also proudly should its suspension – is the massive cryogenic hydrogen tank we had already seen in the previous cutaway images. In other words, this machine is tailor-made for the 2022 Baja 1000 that will be its first official mission.
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