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Ferox Azaris Six Wheel ATV

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The Ferox Azaris was built to demonstrate the company's fluid drive technology
The Ferox Azaris was built to demonstrate the company’s fluid drive technology(Credit: Ferox)

The Ferox Azaris is a work of art to look at, and should offer some awesome rough terrain capabilities – but at its heart, it’s a test bed and demonstrator for a new, 98 percent efficient in-wheel motor, with a highly responsive fluid drive system that Ferox hopes will enable some pretty crazy future vehicle architectures.

Ferox Azaris: right up the guts

That rocker suspension delivers a very nice ride, keeping the rear swinging arms, and indeed the cabin, isolated from a lot of up and down movement. But the suspension system – and the Azaris itself – aren’t the real story here.

Perth company Ferox chose to build this extreme-terrain vehicle, using that suspension system, for one main reason: it can’t be done with a conventional powertrain. Getting drive to four wheels rocking on two independent swingarms would be a nightmare to accomplish with anything but in-wheel motors, and Ferox’s unique fluid drivetrain is exactly what this vehicle has been built to demonstrate.

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