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Solar-powered Suzuki

By Stuart Grant, 25 May 2015 News

Solar-powered Suzuki

An electrically-driven Suzuki Sierra set to take on the Simpson Desert.

For years, Alan Johnson from Piranha Offroad pondered whether it was possible to build an electrically-driven, solar-powered four-wheel drive capable of crossing the Simpson Desert. And so, after setting up a Suzuki Sierra-based prototype over the last year or so, in whatever spare time he could muster, it was finally time to try out his creation...

Check out the videos of the first solar-powered test drive in Murrayville, north-west Victoria, and stay tuned here for the latest developments as the project rolls on.

The Murrayville Test (Day 1):

 

The Murrayville Test (Day 2): 

 

Latest instalment:

 

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