What is the Bio Inspired Ice Vehicle?



  1. 0 Votes

    The Bio-Inspired Ice Vehicle is a bioethanol-powered vehicle designed for transarctic travel.  The vehicle was designed by Keiron Bradley, a Design Engineer for Lotus Engineering, for use on the Moon-Reagan Transarctic Expedition in November and December of 2010.  The 1500 lb BIV, equipped with a 115 hp engine, can travel up to 84 mph on three skis, and can hold one passenger.  The BIV travelled 3,600 miles across Antarctica, accompanied by two six-wheel-drive support vehicles.

  2. 0 Votes

    Only two land based expeditions across Antarctica have every been achieved. A third expedition, the Moon Regan Transarctic Expedition, plans to attempt it by using three vehicles, one of which is the Winston Wong Bio-Inspired Ice Vehicle. It is essentially the “route-finder” for the other two vehicles which will be carrying members of the team as well as acting as mobile laboratories. It is bio-fueled and adapts to any and all harsh conditions of the arctic. 

Please signup or login to answer this question.

Sorry,At this time user registration is disabled. We will open registration soon!