Sliding Butterfly commits suicide with scissors. Photo: Autoevolution.com
In an attempt to attract more customers worldwide brands focus on specific parts of the car, whether the engine, wheels, interior decoration materials, or ... door.
It turns out that the doors are almost a key role. Moreover, a number of companies are planning to steal the lion's share of the market with different technologies doors. And the best example - the "blue oval" because Ford has recently introduced a new B-Max - a model that combines traditional and sliding doors.Returning to the subject, it is worth noting that over the last decade, active door designs have evolved, and although the classical mechanism is still the most popular, there are many other exotic and eye-catching designs.
It is difficult to classify the door in different categories. In total there are seven basic types (or six, not counting the usual): butterfly wings, the wings of a seagull, scissors, suicidal, movable and verhnepodvesnye. Observers Portal Autoevolution not going too deeply into the history and analyze the pros and cons. They decided to limit the representation structures and the use of their cars.
Wings of a butterfly. As you might guess from the name, they are distributed among supercars and exotic models that can boast of a brilliant performance. In other words, these doors are mainly contributing to the aggressive image and less focused on how people climb up and get out of the car.
Rolls Royce Phantom
If you wear a tuxedo, then drive a car is like a nightmare, but you can park is literally an inch from the other machines, to discover the "tent" and jump out.
If you're wondering who came to mind this arrangement - the guys from Volkswagen have done something similar to the one-liter concept several years ago. Ferrari tried to distinguish himself on the concept of innovation Modulo in 1970. And of course the Saab Aero-X of 2006.