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Anti-aesthetic design, OX truck packed and assembled in less than 12 hours

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Tinuku ~ Gordon Murray designed the OX truck to launch relief missions in developing countries. Flat plain trucks to transport logistics to be easily disassembled and packed in less than 12 hours.

OX truck created by automotive engineer Gordon Murray for Global Vehicle Trust (GVT) aims to reach areas of Africa and developing world to everyday activities and emergencies.

Tinuku Anti-aesthetic design, OX truck packed and assembled in less than 12 hours

Tinuku.com Anti-aesthetic design, OX truck packed and assembled in less than 12 hours

Main advantages are easily transportable vehicle. Murray designed completely flat so it can be folded into itself to dismantling and reassembled no more than 12 hours. Only took three people within 6 hours to pack and send.

When the truck arrived, local professional assembles complete. Three people skilled technicians jointly assemble complete within about 12 hours. Then roam difficult terrain for tasks such as supplying food, drinking water and transport of materials.

www.Tinuku.com Anti-aesthetic design, OX truck packed and assembled in less than 12 hours

Tinuku Anti-aesthetic design, OX truck packed and assembled in less than 12 hours

"Gordon Murray design to OX is revolutionary, flat-pack format is fundamentally changing the way vehicles purchased and transported, give overall unit cost advantage," said GVT.

Length 4681 mm, width 2070 mm and 2385 mm height similar size old Land Rover 101. Built on steel chassis, but the main body panels made of plywood Scandinavia. Flat cars effectively packaged using chassis and body for containers.

The 16-inch wheels as used by Land Rover Defender is very common and easily available. Engine and gearbox sourced from Ford Transit. Interestingly, the truck front-wheel drive, a decision was made to reduce costs and increase simplicity.

Shorter than large SUV, but carry cargo up to 1,900 kilograms. Also has enough space to accommodate up to 13 people. The driver sits in middle cabin with passengers on both sides. The layout accommodates law in all countries, could be on left or right.

Hinged at rear can be removed completely and rotated lengthwise to create loading ramp. Frame bench seat can removed and used under wheels to help OX move on muddy ground.

Tinuku.com Anti-aesthetic design, OX truck packed and assembled in less than 12 hours

www.Tinuku.com Anti-aesthetic design, OX truck packed and assembled in less than 12 hours

Optimizing for rough and slippery ground, rigid chassis, low center of gravity and the drive wheels are key factors in off-road capability OX. Conventional reminiscent military vehicles late 20th century. The latest prototype comes with five-speed manual gearbox.

Architects and designers increasingly focused on problems facing people in developing countries, particularly the midst of ongoing refugee crisis. Ox truck anti-aesthetic design, simplification actually has lot of traction in developed markets.

Tinuku Anti-aesthetic design, OX truck packed and assembled in less than 12 hours

Tinuku.com Anti-aesthetic design, OX truck packed and assembled in less than 12 hours

www.Tinuku.com Anti-aesthetic design, OX truck packed and assembled in less than 12 hours

"I know the reason for doing this is humanitarian aspect, but I think there is big market in developed countries to farm or even dune buggy. All complex, the closest thing to it is Mercedes Unimog," said Murray.

All features are part of simple design identifies the failure of major automotive industry to meet African countryside. In countries where major manufacturers do not have dealer network or formal distribution, maintenance can be difficult.

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