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Rinspeed iChange Concept Car

 Rinspeed iChange concept is a 1-2-3-seater that may outputs 130 kW, as this concept car is powered by an electric motor.

Rinspeed iChange is a zero-emissions car that benefits from low weight and aerodynamic drag, which reduces the power consumption. Through an “electronic trick-tail”, Rinspeed iChange concept can adapt itself to the number of passengers it carries.

Rinspeed iChange is a full-blooded sports car that can easily be turned into a compact sportsvan.

Rinspeed iChange concept is the latest concept car from Rinspeed that will be premiered in Geneva at the 79th International Motor Show. The event will be held between March 5th through March 15th 2009.

Press Release

World premiere at the Geneva International Motor Show (March 5th through March 15th 2009): with the ???iChange?? the Swiss designers of Rinspeed present a ???1-2-3-seater?? powered by a 130kw-electric motor. The concept car???s striking body structure adapts via ???electronic trick-tail?? to the number of passengers: while the sporty and streamlined teardrop shape seats only the driver, two more passengers may join him once the car???s rear end has risen as if by magic. In the blink of an eye the full-blooded sports car turns into a compact sportsvan.

With the Rinspeed ???iChange??? the automotive jack-of-all-trades Frank M. Rinderknecht and his partners aim to provide thought-provoking impulses for the automobile industry: ???Thinking about variability and the constantly changing energy demand, we have created an extremely flexible vehicle.?? The result is a zero-emission car featuring both extremely low weight and aerodynamic drag, thus further reducing the power consumption.

For Mr. Rinderknecht the car???s name ???iChange?? means more than a flowery phrase: ???If we want to preserve our individual mobility in the future, we have to re-think our conception of cars - above all we need to accommodate the ecological aspects.?? The best possible answer the big automakers could find for the ???iChange?? would be a strong ???Yes, we can!??



Rinspeed iChange Concept Car
Rinspeed iChange Concept Car

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