102 Vehicles: Private Transport
El Aurens Gravbike (TL12)
Summary: 0.10 displacement ton open-topped disk streamlined; 777 kg; Cr 8975 Chassis: 1.40 kL open-topped disk streamlined (2.1 m long x 2.1 m wide x 41 cm high); Structure: 24.2 kg of structurecomp, rated for 1.0Gs, body 0.04 cm thick, 1 armour rating Performance: 109 kW TL12 fusion plus generator; Fuel: 3.42 L of enriched water (3.42 kg), 100 hours supply Propulsion System: 100 kW contragrav with 6 minutes emergency power; Maximum Speed: 232 km/h loaded, 354 km/h unloaded; Range: 23148 km loaded, 35344 km unloaded; Agility: 0DM (1.0G); Crew & Passengers: Crew roster: pilot; 1 external crew station; 1 external passenger seat; Protection: front Grav Compensation (1G), Only seating compensated Communications: Continental Radio (1.00 kW, TL12, SmVcl); Range: 3000 km Sensors: Active Subregional Radar (100 W); Range: 10 km; Resolution: 0.200 mm per km of range Other: Safety Features: anti-theft system, Roadgrid 536 L of cargo space (268 kg)
Inspired by the Aurens motorbike, the El Aurens gravbike is named after an ancient Terran hero who fought enemies and built the pyramids. Built for speed and little else, it appeals mainly to young humans suffering from hormonal imbalances.
Merton Luxury Aircar (TL12)
Summary: 1.20 displacement ton box; 3.03 tonnes; kCr 32.8 Chassis: 16.8 kL box (3.10 m long x 2.1 m wide x 2.1 m high); Structure: 126 kg of structurecomp, rated for 1.0Gs, body 0.04 cm thick, sealed to 1 atm<BR>Armour: 3 front (0.04 cm), 2 sides (0.03 cm), 2 rear (0.03 cm), 2 top (0.03 cm), 2 bottom (0.03 cm) Performance: 272 kW TL12 Fusion Plus power plant; Fuel: 8.53 L of enriched water (8.53 kg), 100 hours supply Propulsion System: 200 kW contragrav with 6 minutes emergency power; Maximum Speed: 561 km/h; Range: 55902 km; Agility: -6DM (9.4G) Crew & Passengers: Crew roster: pilot; 1 crew station; 6 roomy passenger seats<BR>Basic life support; Grav Compensation (2G), Whole vehicle compensated Communications: Continental Radio (1.00 kW, TL12, SmVcl) Sensors: Active Regional Radar (1.00 kW) Resolution: 0.200 mm per km of range Other: Options: entertainment centre, wet bar Safety Features: licensed for orbital use, anti-theft system, Roadgrid, fire suppression system 2.65 kL of cargo space; SmartCoat display on all unused surface area
The Merton represents the epitome of luxury, an exquisite blend of hand-finished details and
high-tech safety features. Six passengers travel
in roomy comfort,
cushioned with grav
compensators and diverted by a state-of-the-art entertainment centre. Creature comforts are satisfied by a fully-stocked wet bar. Roadgrid and modern navigational electronics ensure that the pilot delivers his charges safely, even to orbital destinations. As a final touch, the SmartCoat surface allows the owner to display the most fitting colours for any occasion.
© Robert Prior, 1998.