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1992 Pininfarina Ethos 1

The first concept of the Ethos trilogy, a family of environmentally-friendly vehicles of different configuration, this spider shares, with the following coupé and city car versions, the aluminum space frame (Hydro Aluminium), the body in thermoplastic material (General Electric Plastics), and the innovative Orbital thermic engine with excellent fuel economy and low emissions.

With a curb weight of 1543 lbs (700 kgs), the Ethos 1 has a naturally-aspirated Inline 3 cylinder engine, Petrol motor.

This engine produces a maximum power of 95 PS (94 bhp - 70 kW) at 5000-5500 rpm and a maximum torque of 125.0 Nm (92 lb. ft) at 5000-5500 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear-wheel-drive (RWD) with a five-speed manual gearbox.

On the topic of chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behavior, and ride comfort, the Ethos has Coil springs. Anti-roll bar. Front suspension and McPherson struts. Coil springs. Anti-roll bar. Rear suspension. For stopping power, the Ethos 1 braking system includes the front and the rear.

The Ethos model is a Cabriolet car manufactured by Pininfarina, sold new from the year 1992.

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