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Renault - Pangea

Mobile environmental observation laboratory

1997

Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in 1997

Concept                                    

Pangea is a purpose-built scientific and environmental exploration vehicle. It features an integrated trailer to provide an independent power source for the electric-LPG hybrid drive unit.

Direct descendent

Renault Kangoo launched in 1997

Features

  • Satellite antenna for communication with the whole planet
  • External temperature, relative humidity and air quality sensors
  • 360° panoramic camera in roof-mounted turret for all-round vision
  • On-board analysis lab and communications centre
  • 60/40 split rear doors and sliding side door
  • Hybrid drive unit using batteries or alternator driven by LPG turbine
  • 2-box architecture
  • Built-in winch in front spoiler
  • Lighting by directional spotlamps and ceiling-mounted soft-light mini-spotlamps

 

SOURCE: Renault

Shows

1997  Geneva

Picture places

Renault 

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