hyperloopTT unveils new images of passenger capsule 'quintero one' in spain
 

hyperloopTT unveils new images of passenger capsule 'quintero one' in spain

hyperloop transportation technologies (hyperloopTT) has designed a full-scale passenger capsule in puerto de santa maria, spain. first revealed in october 2018, ‘quintero one’ is constructed almost completely out of hyperloopTT’s vibraniumTM, a specially made dual-layer smart composite material. the capsule will be tested at their research and development center in toulouse, france before it is used on one of the first commercial tracks, and is expected to reach 750 mph.

hyperloopTT unveils new images of passenger capsule 'quintero one' in spain
the passenger capsule length is 32 meters and weights 5,000 kilograms

all images by hyperloopTT/montse zamorano

 

 

‘quintero one’ was built at the southern spain aerospace facilities of hyperloopTT‘s partner airtificial. the design for the capsule was created in collaboration with transport design consultancy priestmangoode and won the gold award at the 2017 london design awards. ‘the creation of this capsule represents over a year long journey of the best expertise in design, engineering, and the development of cutting edge materials,’ said dirk ahlborn hyperloopTT co-founder and CEO.

hyperloopTT unveils new images of passenger capsule 'quintero one' in spain
the process took 21,000 skilled engineering hours and 5,000 skilled assembly hours

 

 

‘in 2019, this capsule will be fully optimized and ready for passengers,’ comments bibop gresta, chairman and co-founder of hyperloopTT. the ‘quintero one’ passenger capsule length reaches 32 meters (105 feet), the inner cabin length is 15 meters (50 feet) and weights 5,000 kilograms (5 tons). construction involved 21,000 skilled engineering hours and 5,000 skilled assembly hours. it is made out of 82 carbon fiber panels, 72 sensors, 75,000 rivets and 7,200 square meters of fiber (1.8 acres).

hyperloopTT unveils new images of passenger capsule 'quintero one' in spain

the train is expected to reach 750 mph

hyperloopTT unveils new images of passenger capsule 'quintero one' in spain
detail of the nose of the capsule

hyperloopTT unveils new images of passenger capsule 'quintero one' in spain
the capsule, ‘quintero one’ was built at the southern spain aerospace facilities of hyperloopTT’s partner airtificial

 

hyperloopTT unveils new images of passenger capsule 'quintero one' in spain
the capsule is made of vibraniumTM, a specially made dual-layer smart composite material

hyperloopTT unveils new images of passenger capsule 'quintero one' in spain
detail of the tail of the capsule

hyperloopTT unveils new images of passenger capsule 'quintero one' in spain
the capsule is made out of 82 carbon fiber panels, 72 sensors, 75,000 rivets and 7,200 square meters of fiber

 

 

project info:

 

project name: ‘quintero one’

design: hyperloopTT

location: puerto de santa maria, spain

images: hyperloopTT/montse zamorano

 

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edited by: lynne myers | designboom

  • I wholy agree with John Smith

    Rodrigo Aguinaga
  • NEW ‘Vibranium’ hyperloop capsule -BUSTED

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWTD0s8i6Rw

    Thunderfoot fan
  • This is the biggest scam in the history of the modern world, expect a netflix documentary

    john smith
  • If this is to travel in near vacuum conditions, why must it have an exaggerated aerodynamic form?

    john
  • Wow a hyped plastic tube. Is that all?

    Chris P
  • It clearly ‘looks’ fast …like a covered bobsled.

    Jimmy

    Jimmy Xi

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