Gordon Murray Design

  • Yamaha Sports Ride concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

    The Yamaha Sports Ride is a concept car that uses Gordon Murray's iStream construction with carbon fiber.

  • Yamaha Motiv city car concept
    Yamaha Motiv: Gordon Murray's City Car Partner Revealed

    Ever had to keep a really big secret? Respected automotive engineer Gordon Murray has: Having known for quite some time who one of the biggest customers for his highly-efficient iStream production process was, Murray has been unable to reveal it to us all. Now that secret is officially out...

  • Gordon Murray Design T25 Minicar
    Gordon Murray's City Cars, iStream Production Soon A Reality?

    Lackluster sales of cars like the Smart Fortwo have illustrated that the market for really tiny cars still doesn't really exist in the U.S, but elsewhere things are quite different. In some European or far-Eastern cities, size--or lack of it--is everything. Those are the markets the T25 and T27...

  • Gordon Murray Design T25 Minicar
    Tiny T25, T27 Three-Seat Minicars Delight To Drive, But Not For U.S.

    We've been closely following the progress of Gordon Murray's T25 and T27 minicars for some time now, and like many green vehicles of recent years, they've often seemed so near and yet so far away. However, unlike some of the more recent startups, Gordon Murray has been keeping his cards close to...

  • Gordon Murray & Toray's TEEWAVE AR.1 electric sports car
    Gordon Murray Announces New Teewave AR.1 Electric Sports Car

    Gordon Murray may need little introduction among gearheads following his work on the McLaren F1 supercar back in the 1990s, but his most recent projects, the T.25 and T.27 minicars, certainly raised a few eyebrows. Sports car fans need not have feared however, as today Gordon Murray Design (GMD)...

  • Gordon Murray Design T.27 electric car prototype
    Gordon Murray Design Reveals T.27 Electric Minicar Prototype

    About a month ago we first brought you details on the new T.27 electric minicar prototype from automotive industry legend Gordon Murray, one of the chief designers of the McLaren F1 supercar. His latest T.25 minicar project is bustling along, with his design firm, the eponymous Gordon Murray...

  • Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric minicar crash-tested by ADAC, December 2010, screen capture

    Range is one of those recurring talking points with electric cars, used by EV critics whenever they want a cheap shot. Keen to make sure safety doesn't become another, the manufacturers are fighting back by proving their electric cars can be just as safe as their gasoline counterparts. Mitsubishi are the latest automaker to release details of their model being crash tested. A European-spec "i", still known as the i-MiEV in Europe, has been tested by the Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club (ADAC), Germany and Europe's largest automobile club. ADAC are often responsible for some of the...

  • BMW Megacity Vehicle official teaser
    From The Fastest To The Greenest: BMW F1 Expertise For EVs

    "Racing improves the breed". So said the late Soichiro Honda, believing that the lessons learned on the racing cars and motorcycles could be used to improve the marque's road vehicles. The evidence is plain to see. Technologies such as anti-lock brakes, traction control, unibody chassis...

  • Gordon Murray Design T25 Minicar
    Gordon Murray's T25 Minicar Finally Revealed

    News of Gordon Murray's decision to build a low-cost minicar created quite a stir when it was announced last year. That stir was in part because of the key driving force behind the project, Gordon Murray, ex-McLaren F1 designer and the pen behind the Caparo T1 supercar, but also because the car...

  • Gordon Murray Design T.27 EV
    Gordon Murray Design Releases Specs For New T.27 EV

    Gordon Murray is widely regarded as one of the most brilliant minds in automotive design today, having been the driving force behind both the McLaren F1 supercar and more recently the Caparo T1. His latest T.25 minicar project is bustling along, having made strides recently with the announcement...

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