Allegorithmic Vehicle Design Contest "A Road Trip in 2116".
From the suburbs of India comes Tuk Tuk. A vehicle everyone can afford in 2116. My goal was to keep the original clumsy and cheap Tuk Tuk vibe and transform it into 2116 so that it could still be identified as an affordable vehicle. From the beginning I wanted it to feel a bit old, a bit badly maintained.
The biggest challenge was making a futuristic engine which wouldn’t look too powerful. My goal was to create something which would look old and rusty even in 2116. I also struggled with the quite iconic design of Tuk Tuk; breaking that was difficult.
In this Tuk Tuk the engines work by magnetic forces. They push each other away like two negative or positive magnets. The one behind can ignore gravity so it can float like it was in the space and push the front of the vehicle forward.
Modelling and rendering was done in Modo and texturing 100% in Substance painter. I used the shaders of Modo Un