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Fuoss 01 Lightweight Trackcar Deliveries Begin Early 2009

 Fuoss 01 Lightweight Trackcar Deliveries Begin Early 2009
Fuoss 01

After nearly five years of intensive development and testing, engineer Dieter Fuoß presents his lightweight trackcar for the road, the Fuoss 01.

Engineered for weight saving, the lack of a roof contributing to the car's 300 kilo (661 lbs) kerb weight, the Fuoss 01 delivers a vehicle you 'won't want to get out of'. Powered by a 400cc mid-positioned Suzuki DOHC motor, generating 43 PS, the Fuoss 01 can top 145 kph (90 mph), but more importantly - through its low centre of gravity, central seating position and direct steering mechanism - offer a particularly special driving experience.

Rainproof switches and dials negate the lack of a roof, while the car's frame is designed for optimum safety. Lightweight alloys and a 5-speed sequential gearbox are further luxuries.

Deliveries will begin in the first quarter of 2009 to the lucky few able to get their hands on one of just 10 examples set for production next year. Exclusivity is further ensured with colour choice available to suit any customer's wish. In addition to the Fuoss 01's 29,000 euro (inc. tax) price tag, a range of appealing cost efficiencies keep its running costs low, namely low insurance costs, road tax and fuel consumption of 5l / 100km (47 mpg).

Source: Dipl.Ing. Dieter Fuoß
Published Oct 29, 2008 1:00 pm By Sam Stockley

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unknownuser
nice for on the cart track.ha ha.
Oct 30, 2008 1:36 pm
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Tron117
Even the race Karts go faster than that thing does. That looks more like a sports lawnmower, although i do like the idea of being a pizza delivery car.
Oct 30, 2008 9:49 am
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Tuner_Mad
with 43bhp, your pizza will never be delivered cold.
Oct 31, 2008 12:44 am
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BabyMilo
a little go kart ;p
Oct 30, 2008 2:33 am
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dbehmoaras
a six-flags go kart on steroids
Oct 29, 2008 10:41 pm
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Bremen_Koenigsegg
5-Speed manual? Solid rear axle? It's only got 43 hp! Why even bother with a manual? Use centrifugal clutches like actual go-karts. And ditch those sissy shock absorbers; they are just dead weight. There, I just made a good idea even better. You're welcome, world.
Oct 29, 2008 9:44 pm
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mickey_f1
What a joke!
Oct 29, 2008 9:40 pm
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Bristol411S3
It sure doesn't suggest it has a low CoG. Check out the upright seat and that pizza warming box.
Oct 29, 2008 6:31 pm
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mmr66
HA HA NIce one
Oct 29, 2008 6:20 pm
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Dragos_DreS
this would be great for delivering pizza!
Oct 29, 2008 6:07 pm
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simalive
I thought I was looking at a lawn mower....
Oct 29, 2008 5:34 pm
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Kaamraan
Lmao so did I! I thought I'd be the only one lol...
Oct 29, 2008 6:14 pm
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Tuner_Mad
More like a Lawn-Mower kit-car.
Oct 29, 2008 9:19 pm
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Decypha
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
Oct 30, 2008 9:20 am
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Joe_Limon
honestly... it looks like a poorly designed fsae car. Especially with the 43hp motor.
Oct 29, 2008 5:06 pm
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Decypha
yeah it really fumbles on looks and topping out at only about 145 kph is so wrong!
Oct 29, 2008 5:26 pm
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