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bm88
12-23-2004, 03:18 PM
<IMG SRC="http://www.rinspeed.com/images/photos/chopster/chopster_font.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://www.rinspeed.com/images/photos/chopster/chopster_heck.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>On March 1, 2005 a brand-new automotive highlight will celebrate its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2005. The Rinspeed Chopster  the latest project from Swiss design powerhouse Rinspeed AG  was styled and built by EDAG Engineering + Design AG, a worldwide development partner of the automobile industry. The Chopster is a lifestyle-oriented luxury SUV characterized by an unusually ambitious and commanding exterior design. The EDAG designers chopped the roof of the production vehicle by some impressive 70 mm and provided the 4x4 with highly dynamic muscular sides. A new original front with large air inlets for the intercooler, distinctive side sills and a powerful rear further emphasize the ready-to-prance look of the 600-hp all-round talent. Plans to build the Chopster in an exclusive small-series production run are in the works.<p>Source: Rinspeed.com

knicks125
12-23-2004, 03:38 PM
Nice...the car has some resemblence to the Porsche Caynne <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/beigesmilewinkgrin.gif" BORDER="0">

bm88
12-23-2004, 03:44 PM
Thats what its based on. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0">

RetroJapan
12-23-2004, 03:48 PM
Rinspeed always comes up with the wackiest cars... lol

Redline
12-23-2004, 04:57 PM
They might be weird, but they're strangly desirable. This one looks to be no exception, other than the fish gill vents up front.

Chris
12-24-2004, 04:26 AM
that's how the cayenne should look like when it came out...<br>looks much more porsche like the original cayenne<br>can't wait to see the real car <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/eek2.gif" BORDER="0">

ajprice
12-26-2004, 11:06 AM
<IMG SRC="http://www.webwombat.com.au/motoring/news_reports/images/rinspeed-chopster-1.JPG" BORDER="0"><br><A HREF="http://www.seriouswheels.com/top-2004-Rinspeed-Porsche-Cayenne-Chopster.htm" TARGET="_blank">Bigger image</A><p>This one is on several websites, it looks like a chop, but its different styling to the concept drawings posted above.

NOM15
12-27-2004, 07:44 AM
Hehe, yeah that chop (really bad btw.) has been around for some time, looks like the result is gonna be a lot better.

nstreet16
12-27-2004, 09:57 AM
i realli like how they chopped the rear lights... it gives the car more umph! it looks better! maybe porsche should take rinspeed's initiative and copy their design on the rear!~

hollc004
12-30-2004, 08:42 AM
WOW how nice is that, A sportier sports car, definatly kool :) I agree that porsche should do something with their rear end :)