Browse Publications Technical Papers 2007-01-2922

How to create a pocket rocket based on a popular vehicle 2007-01-2922

The pocket rocket definition is a small vehicle with a bigger engine. The result is a vehicle with better acceleration, top speed and speed recovery.
This extra performance must be followed by improved lateral and longitudinal grip, faster steering response and also upgraded brakes.
Based on a 1.0L popular vehicle, several changes were performed, transforming this family oriented vehicle in an enjoyable small sports car.
The engine was changed to a production 1.8L, followed by upgrades in transmission, suspension, wheel & tires, brakes and powertrain integration.


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