Vehicle body construction
Vehicle body – is most expensive part of a car. Vehicle body could be the main supporting structure or its particular element. The Vehicle Body of modern car consist of: engine section, saloon, trunk.
Vehicle body is the main supporting structure of a vehicle, to which all other components are attached. Truck uses a separate frame as chassis.
- – front spar; 2 – front panel; 3 – screen pillar; 4 – roof panel; 5 – rear quarter panel; 6 – body quarter; 7 – panel trunk; 8 – centre pillar; 9 – sill; 10 – centre tunnel; 11 – base; 12 – scuttle.
Vehicle body is designed for carry the goods (a truck) or for carriage of passengers (passenger car). There are some kinds of vehicle body which differ in: by purpose (trucks, passengers, cargo-passenger, special) and by construction (skeleton, half-skeleton, non-skeleton).