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Local Motors unveils Strati, the world's first 3D-printed car

By Shawn Knight ยท 12 replies
Sep 15, 2014
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  1. We've seen all sorts of firsts in the years since 3D printer manufacturers began targeting consumers. Now we can add another first to that list - the world's first 3D-printed vehicle.

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  2. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,239   +1,499

    That's insane money for something so flimsy. And it will take a kamikaze to buy one.
     
  3. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,337   +60

    3d printers will bring manufacturing back to the us.
     
  4. seefizzle

    seefizzle TS Maniac Posts: 289   +157

    Your current car is really flimsy as well.
     
  5. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,488   +967

    Yeah I was like "What, $30,000?!"
     
  6. Darkshadoe

    Darkshadoe TS Guru Posts: 571   +112

    They want $30k for a car made in mere hours. They saved thousands on man hours alone.
     
  7. Stupido

    Stupido TS Booster Posts: 65

    When (if) gets more mass product, the prices will drop... but until then, premium price...
     
  8. dennis777

    dennis777 TS Enthusiast Posts: 285   +33

    No acetone vapor bath? seem rough
     
  9. Camikazi

    Camikazi TS Evangelist Posts: 844   +242

    Guess this answers the question of "Would you download a car?".
     
  10. Moxiy

    Moxiy TS Enthusiast Posts: 38

    Hahah. it look cute but kinda expensive and slow
     
  11. Neojt

    Neojt TS Booster Posts: 168   +22

    Comes with a garbage bag for rainy days :p
     
  12. treetops

    treetops TS Evangelist Posts: 1,992   +178

    Article title should say car FRAME, not car
     
  13. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,854   +3,070

    But yet the frame is not the only thing printed.
     

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