Forest Co. delivery car
Fruinia, May 2015
Hello everyone, I'm Jett Basics and i'm the founder, owner and CEO of Forest Co., world leader in online shopping.
We are starting a new service in november this year, in Fruinia's major cities, called Forest Premium "Subito", a super express delivery service running from 6AM to 12PM to deliver goods at the home of our clients in less than one hour.
To offer this we need a fleet of veichle.
What we need:
We need a small car, under 4.60 meters long, to be nimble in city traffic; speaking of witch, it must be whippy (under 12 seconds from 0-100km/h).
It needs to carry some goods, not so much, i think 1500 liters of cargo space will be enough.
It needs to be confortable, workers will use it for 8 hours a day (at least 30 comfort) and tame (>40), crashes are a big money loss.
We need the cars before november, you need to engeneer that fast (Max engineering time car+engine 150).
It must be regular to be sold in Fruinia, so at least 40 safety and a Catalitic Converter.
I'll evaluate the costs of buying and running your car estimating 360km (225 miles) per day.
Best Regards, Jett Basics
P.S. I appreciate extravagant designs, my compant need to be instantly recognizable.
Just for easiness; here the rules
- Year: 2015 or before
- Lenght < 4.6 m (15' 1'')
- Comfort > 30
- Drivability > 40
- Safety > 40
- Cargo Space > 1500 L
- 0-100km/h (0-60 mph) time < 12 s
- Engine+Car enineering time < 150
- Cat converter needed
- Prohibited bodies (clic on the name to see an immage of it): 60s sport car (or what it's called); all Barth bodies.
-Only steam workshop mods.
It can be a Pick-Up but you'll need to add 1000$ to the final price (markup included) to provide a box for the back.
How cars will be evaluated
Based on yearly costs
Y.C.= ( Price / ExpectedLife ) + YearlyFuelCost + InsuranceCost + ( ServiceCost * 3 ) + Taxes
Price = Market price at 30% markup
Expected Life = 2.5 ^ ( ( Reliability / 75 ) ^ 3 ) How many year your car is expected to work (notice: in one year it will make over 130.000 km (80.000 miles)
Yearly Fuel Cost = Economy (l/100km) * Fuel Cost * 13.000
Insurance, Service and Taxes are the values found in Detail Stats / Running costs (make sure to select Fruinia), Service costs are tripled because these cars will be used a lot.
I know, it's a lot of numbers, but don't be afraid. Here the spreadsheet i will use to evaluates your cars, you can use it to check yours. It's self explanatory. I also added an Unit Converter.
I raccomend to download it (it's a bit slow online), but if you want you can use it online (on Google documents, you need to copy it on your Google Drive to modify it).
The challenge is still valid, if you want to beat @Leedar, try and post your result here on the thread.