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Carbon Fibre Sports Car – F-Type

Project Objective

  • Create a “press formed” and bonded structure for the F-Type
  • The target was to save 100kg whilst maintaining structural performance and to engineer to an affordable cost

Penso in Action

Platform Strategy:

Carry over front and rear end aluminium structures with central CFRP passenger cell optimises platform flexibility

  • New composite top hats per derivative
  • New skin panels per derivative
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Penso's Results and Benefits

  • Panel count reduced from 250 panels to 50 panels
  • Substantial investment cost saving in stampings and final assembly
  • Substantial assembly factory footprint reduction

Panel count reduced from 250 to 50 panels
Significant savings
in stampings and final assembly

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