The brief was very simple: to build an all-terrain single-seater, in the spirit of the Ariel Nomad (even if the latter is a two-seater).
It took the 24 students at Espera Montbéliard just 41 days to design and build this astonishing prototype. The engine, taken from a Chrysler Vision, develops just over 200 hp for just 780 kg.
The Dune, with its old-fashioned six-cylinder engine and mechanical gearbox, is completely out of step with the times. And that's just as well. It's gone a little unnoticed, having never been presented at a motor show. It's a pity, because it's well worth the detour.