Body concept

Longevity, protection and value retention

The Carthago main body construction is consistently oriented to that which Carthago drivers want: carefree travelling in the long term, and value retention. We  therefore rely on long term quality. GRP and aluminium are used where they are most effective. For your protection and your comfort, even in event of hail, moisture, lightning and cold conditions. The unique chassis connection via extremely stable frame members is the guarantee of maximum torsional stiffness. Quality that you can feel – journey after journey, year after year.

Your added value with Carthago

+ Protection against lightning strike, hail and moisture
+ 10-year warranty against leaks
+ Easy to repair in the event of any damage
+ Stone chipping and underride protection

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Hail protection
The GRP roof provides effective protection from hail.This makes your insurance premiums cheaper. The special feature: The protective effect against lightning strike remains thanks to the aluminium on the inside of the roof.
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Tested lightning protection
Aluminium on the roof and the inner walls provides similar protection to a Faraday cage. Additional lightning conductors in the chassis significantly increase this protection effect. The lightning protection test has proven: a Carthago main cabin provides verified protection against lightning strikes!
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Stone chipping protection / underride guard
The GRP underfloor provides long-term protection from stone chippings, rotting and moisture. For years – without maintenance! The lowered frame of the scooter garage also serves as an underride guard
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Moisture protection
The Carthago body is the guarantee of proper all-round protection. Its design provides protection from moisture. This promise is backed up by a ten year leakproof warranty.
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Ease of repair
Considerable attention is paid to segmentation during the evelopment of the main body components. This makes replacement easier in the event of damage and reduces costs. For example, there is a separately replaceable rear bumper at the rear of every vehicle.
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Carthago roof structure
Having GRP on the exterior means protection from hail, and having aluminium on the interior means protection against lightning strikes. The aluminium interior also takes over the function of heat storage in winter.
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Carthago lower-level scooter garage
Deep lowering of the scooter garage means maximum storage space and minimal effort when loading. Extremely strong wall to floor connection due to form-fitted and bonded frame members makes loading of up to 450 kg possible
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Carthago roof - wall joint
The typical Carthago curved roof is not only an unmistakeable design element but with the frame members on the inside, it makes a decisive contribution to the rigidity of the main cabin. And all of this without any thermal bridge whatsoever. Another safety advantage: less susceptibility to side winds.
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Carthago floor - wall joint
Used on both sides via a high-stability frame member. In aircraft construction, it is form-fitted and bonded along the entire length. And if the worst comes to the worst, it has the effect of side collision protection. An integrated thermal bridge stop reliably prevents any thermal bridges.
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Carthago floor panel
Provides all-round protection. The lower and upper sides are made from GRP, and between them there is a hard foam insulating core made from RTM Styrofoam. The high-stability floor plate has a lifelong protection against humidity and rotting.
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Carthago side wall construction
Having aluminium not just on the exterior but also the interior of the walls is a prerequisite for efficient heat storage. This produces the typical Carthago well-being climate. The homogeneous heat radiation acts like a wall heater.