Covini C6W Spider
The original idea for the Covini C6W was conceived by Ferruccio Covini in '74 and made provision for 10 inches front wheels Because there where no low profile tires at the time. The project was ditched in favour of the Soleado prototype, deemed more Important, and lay dormant until the 80s Pls hydro-pneumatic suspension for the four front wheels where devised to optimize weight distribution under Various loading conditions. High development costs and other contingencies forced the project to be delayed again. Its use of new technologies ABS and airbags in the 90s pointed in the direction of new research into active and passive safety. This aspect encouraged backing from companies for its development.