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By: Emiel Burki, Sylvain Wehnert, Gabriel Nemeth
The Smart 454 by Weight Watch Technologies from Germany.
(454kg is about 1000lb)
West coast fun and innovation meets German technology, design and granniesâ€™ hand knit socks.
Manufactured by incredibly high-tech robots that look as friendly and cuddly as our grandmothers, the Tridion-frame (chassis) is knit by our â€œSmart Granny Robotsâ€ (otherwise know as SGRs) out of carbon fibre. The knitting can create complex shapes and forms, enabling the geometry to be optimized in strength and weight.
We use different materials for each individual part to give every piece of the car its own specific properties and look. Each part is manufactured with the exact material necessary for an optimal balance between weight and function. Windows, fenders and bumpers are all made of recyclable plastics with ingrained colors. The roof is a thin, but highly durable recycled textile that comes with different prints and weavings.
Construction of the WWT carbon fibre wheels with integrated suspension are very lightweight and make it also impossible to run a flat tire. Our unique SGR technology allows for truly unique looking rims and the best lightweight technology in a rim.
The modular â€œclip-onâ€ construction principal allows easy and endless customizing: a typical WWT of Sindelfingen and smart signature. The doors, roof, engine and drive-train are also very easy to remove or exchange, allowing for perfect functionality, looks, fun and the best tuning for any occasion.
Lightweight, fun and clever: Smart, the WWT from Germany.
Hand knit socks and grannies have never been so much funâ€¦