balloon race car

A balloon. A race car. Yep,  it’s a balloon race car. Toys for boys. Or cool girls.

I got the idea for this balloon-propelled car from a similar toy found in a shop. Using 3D print technology though made me investigate on how to reduce material usage in order to lower the price. Converting the body to a wireframe mesh was the first step to achieve this whereas the application of the diagrid tessellation fit the body really well and provided a sufficient structural integrity.

This design is loosely based on a Ferrari-500 race car.

available in white, red, pink, blue or purple.

size:

In:   5.8 w x 2.1 d x 1.8 h
Cm:   14.8 w x 5.3 d x 4.7 h

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