102 Vehicles: Private Transport
Baja Dune Buggy (TL7)
Summary: 0.20 displacement ton open-topped open frame; 1.25 tonnes; Cr 6622 Chassis: 2.80 kL open-topped open frame (6.1 m long x 87 cm wide x 87 cm high); Structure: 384 kg of soft steel, rated for 1.0Gs, body 0.02 cm thick, 1 armour rating Performance: 100 kW TL4 internal combustion engine; Fuel: 100 L of hydrocarbons (100 kg), 10 hours supply Propulsion System: 100 kW wheels with off-road suspension; Maximum Speed: 87 km/h loaded, 94 km/h unloaded; Range: 867 km loaded, 941 km unloaded; Agility: +1DM (0.1G); Crew & Passengers: Crew roster: driver; 1 crew station; 1 cramped passenger seat Communications: No communicators installed. Sensors: No sensors installed. Other: 149 L of cargo space (74.7 kg)
Small and cheap, the Baja dune buggy is little more than a tubular frame with a pair of seats and a motor. Its low maximum speed isn't an impediment, because it is intended for off-road use in desert terrain.
Kaalin Dirtbike (TL7)
Summary: 0.06 displacement ton open-topped close structure; 645 kg; Cr 7349 Chassis: 840 L open-topped close structure (2.0 m long x 1.5 m wide x 35 cm high); Structure: 60.3 kg of light alloy, rated for 1.0Gs, body 0.04 cm thick, 1 armour rating Performance: 100 kW TL5 imp. internal combustion engine; Fuel: 62.5 L of high-grade hcarb (62.5 kg), 5 hours supply Propulsion System: 100 kW wheels with off-road suspension; Maximum Speed: 167 km/h; Range: 836 km; Agility: +1DM (0.2G); Crew: Crew roster: driver; 1 external crew station Communications: No communicators installed. Sensors: No sensors installed.
Off-road motorbike racing is very popular with lower-social-standing inhabitants of many worlds. Races are typically run over convoluted courses requiring speed, endurance, and skill to complete.
The Kaalin is an ideal bike for a cross-country race. It is fast, maneuverable, and has excellent
off-road handling. Essentially an upgraded Astraan, Manufacturing improvements have lowered the price stripped down to the bare essentials, which lowers price
the Kaalin is almost 50 by over Cr2000, as well. and increases speed.
km/h faster. This model is
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