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Citroën Runaround Classic light commercial vehicle  

Citroën Runaround Classic light commercial vehicle

by Tim Wing

 

In the years following the First Robotech War, French automobile manufacturer saw a market for a cheap and cheerful commercial vehicle for use in the cities and towns of the rebuilding planet. The Runabout Classic was a three-wheel commercial delivery vehicle. They were sized to qualify for Kei-Car registration class in Japan. Both gasoline and electric versions were available. The styling was meant to ape the old 2CV based AK 400 Fourgonette, exploiting humanity’s nostalgia for the pre-war era. The Runaround was a runaway success. The vehicle was in production from 2013 straight through till the Invid Invasion in 2033. It was sold in all markets, with manufacturing in France, Japan in the East Asia Quadrant, and Brazil. Due to their simplicity, reliability and ease of maintenance, the Runabout Classic continued to chug along through the occupation.

  • Vehicle Type: Truck.
  • Class: Civilian Cargo Vehicle.
  • Crew: One, plus one passenger.
  • Max Speed: 80 km/h

Statistical Data

  • Height: 1.8 meter
  • Length: 2.8 meter
  • Width: 1.5 meter
  • Weight: 695 kg
  • Cargo: 1.2×1 meter cargo bed capable of carrying 495 kg
  • Power System and Range: 450 amp brushless electric motor powered by an electric battery with a 240 km range per charge.


 

Robotech (R) is the property of Harmony Gold. Genesis Climber MOSPEADA (R) is the property of Fuji Television, Artmic Studio and Tatsunoko Production. This document is in no way intended to infringe upon their rights.

Original artwork by: Yoshitaka Amano, Shinji Aramaki and Hideki Kakinuma

Content by Tim Wing

Copyright © 2018 Tim Wing

 

 

City King 5500 Commercial Truck

City King 5500 Commercial Truck

by Tim Wing

City King was a commercial truck company that was founded shortly after the war. They built light to medium commercial truck from 2014 until the Invid Invasion in 2031. The City King 5500 was a medium duty cab over chassis with a cargo capacity of 5200 kg. It was typically sold as a bare chassis, or as a box truck. Roll-off car carriers, tow trucks, utility boom trucks and armored trucks were also common variants. Many police departments used the armored car variant for their SWAT teams.

After the Invid Invasion, it was common to see City King 5500 armored cars being used as impromptu personnel carriers, especially in urban environments. These trucks were also reasonably capable of light off-road duty (unpaved roads, uneven terrain, etc.).

  • Vehicle Type: Truck
  • Crew: One driver, two passengers. (Armored car can carry 10 armored soldiers and their gear in the cargo compartment.)
  • Max speed: 193 kph
  • Height: 2.8 m
  • Length: 7.6 m
  • Width: 2.3 m
  • Weight: 6000 kg.
  • Cargo: 5000 kg. in 4.8×2.1 m cargo area
  • Engine: GM Vortec 6.0L V8 gas engine, 5.2L I-4 4H turbocharged diesel or Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel engine with a 75.7 liter capacity
  • Range: 320 km

 


 

Robotech (R) is the property of Harmony Gold. Genesis Climber MOSPEADA (R) is the property of Fuji Television, Artmic Studio and Tatsunoko Production. This document is in no way intended to infringe upon their rights.

Original artwork by: Yoshitaka Amano, Shinji Aramaki and Hideki Kakinuma

Content by Tim Wing

Copyright © 2017 Tim Wing

 

 

Bombardier SLR2025 Subway

1Bombardier SLR2025 Subway

by Tim Wing

3The Bombardier SLR2025 was a common light rail prime mover and carriage combination in use during the intra-war period on Earth. Each rail car had its own locomotive system, allowing for scalable combinations from two to thirty rail cars. These cars were sold to metro-transit authorities primarily in North and South America.

 


 

 

Robotech (R) is the property of Harmony Gold. Genesis Climber MOSPEADA (R) is the property of Fuji Television, Artmic Studio and Tatsunoko Production. This document is in no way intended to infringe upon their rights.

Original artwork by: Yoshitaka Amano, Shinji Aramaki and Hideki Kakinuma

Content by Tim Wing

Copyright © 2015 Tim Wing