Astrolab Solar-Electric Hybrid Vehicle
"(It is) a flying wing set on four wheels."
- Sacha Lakic, Astrolab designer
Monaco and France - Astrolab, the worlds first commercial solar car, will be available in January 2008 thanks to automobile designer Sacha Lakic.
The vehicle is powered by energy from the sun - the 16kW electric motor requires very little energy for propulsion. The solar hybrid can travel a minimum distance of 110 kilometres and has a top speed of 120kph.