Reminder - This is an engineering challenge, not how pretty you can make it.
It’s 1994 and the cease fire is holding… for now. 15 months seems to be a record, but no one is going to look a gift cannon in the barrel.
Amazingly, tourists are indeed starting to flock to our country, in numbers greater than we anticipated. Perhaps it’s our cheap hotels or horribly devalued currency, but whatever the case, we’re grateful.
So how do we take advantage of this? Courier services, of course!
An intrepid company (“entirely coincidentally” owned by a couple high-level cabinet members) has gained exclusive rights to delivery services in our three largest cities. They will serve as meal delivery vehicles, or conveyances for “personal valets” who are at the disposal of wealthier tourists for the duration of their stay. Of course, it’s difficult to tell what the profit margin on such a venture is, so these vehicles need to be as cheap as possible, and the drivers as expendable as possible. Or was it the other way around?
Meh, whatever. If war breaks out again, they’ll likely be used as barricades to slow down enemies. Assuming they don’t have tanks.
Alas the Air Force still has a stranglehold on all of the aluminium, so there can be no alloys or partial alu panels this time around. And the ECU ban is still, very much, in place.
Has exactly 2 seats
Trim and variation are 1994 or earlier.
Noise below 35
Trim emissions below 1800
Safety can’t be “none”
20% - Drivability – Valets aren’t exactly known as the best drivers. Best not to make it worse for them.
20% - Cost to build – We like cheap……quite a lot!
15% - Fuel economy – Regular unleaded or worse. As usual, LQ fuel will get a bonus.
15% - Utility – While the loads may not be huge, that’s really the point of these vehicles to begin with.
15% - Reliability – Have you ever eaten cold squirrel haggis? You don’t want to.
10% - Service costs – Lower costs means higher margins. Economics 101.
5% - Comfort – Honestly we don’t think this is important, but some of our advisors have said that a ride that’s not spine-breaking might keep some valets from joining the Rebels the next time… er… if another civil war breaks out.
Any fuel except Regular Unleaded or Low Quality
Leaded Fuel (Seriously, did you not read the last line?)
Aluminum heads, blocks and panels…including partial!
Alloy and mag wheels
If Mech Injection is used, TC, ESC, and Speed Limiter use is banned, as these are ECU controlled.
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Model - AEC4 – YourUsernameHere
Trim – Company name and model
Family – AEC4 – YourUsernameHere
Variant – Whatever you want
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