German engineering is always famous for being precise and sturdy, so what is it like to see students come up with an experimental electric vehicle? The above is the fruit of the labor of students from a German university, who intend to publicly unveil their creation this coming September. A dozen industrial design students from the Technical University of Munich are currently working on what they call the MUTE concept car, where this subcompact electric vehicle intends to enter a mass-production phase, where the total cost of ownership is said to be equal to that of current compact cars.
This won’t be a vehicle you take up and down the highway though, as a data sheet prepared by the MUTE team showed a top speed of 75km/h, where it will carry around two adults comfortably. A single charge will see the MUTE electric car go for around 60 miles in an urban environment.
What you see above is still “hidden”, hence the funny swirls on the body so that you cannot really tell what the final design is like until it is unveiled to the masses this coming September 15th at the Frankfurt International Motor Show. If it is going to be cheaper than a compact with farther mileage, then you can consider me sold.