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The Age Ecureuil is a small three wheeled special car featured in Ridge Racer Type 4, Ridge Racer 2 (PSP), and Ridge Racer 3D. It resembles a slightly stretched Hunslet Scootacar.

Ridge Racer Type 4

The Ecureuil is Age's devil car in Ridge Racer Type 4. Of all the devil machines featured in this game, it is the smallest, lightest and has the lowest top speed, but it's also the most agile and features instantaneous acceleration. Power comes from an extremely powerful 500 cc parallel twin engine, mated to a single-speed transmission.

Ridge Racer 2 (PSP)

In Ridge Racer 2 (PSP), the Ecureuil made a second appearance as the Crinale Kid and Angelus Kid. The Crinale kid has the famous devil logo and racing number 13 on the car, while the Angelus kid has the racing number 0 and Angel logo on the car. At this point, changes have been made. Both have four wheels instead of three, and both sport a two-speed transmission instead of a single-speed. Their top speed is the same as all Special 2 cars, 390 km/h / 242 mph, or 444 km/h / 275 mph with nitrous.

Ridge Racer 3D

In Ridge Racer 3D, it is re-named the Petit 500 and appears as a special car with its original paint scheme plus the Crinale Kid and the red stripes paint schemes. It carries over the same design changes from Ridge Racer (PSP).

Trivia

  • Its name is French for "squirrel", hence its small build.

Gallery

Cars in Ridge Racer (PSP) and Ridge Racer 2 (PSP)
Class 1/4 Kamata Fiera · Age Prophetie · Danver Bayonet
Class 2/5 Age Abeille · Gnade Esperanza · Assoluto Bisonte
Class 3/6 Assoluto Fatalita · Himmel E.O. · Soldat Raggio
Specials Kamata Angelus* · Soldat Crinale* · Rally-X Car' · Namco Pac-Man* · Danver Hijack^ · Terrazi Wild Gang^ · Age Angelus Kid^ · Age Crinale Kid^ · Yamasa Raggio^
* indicate cars in both games but with different designs, ' indicate cars only in 1, ^ indicate cars only in 2
Cars in R4: Ridge Racer Type 4
Stage 1 Assoluto Promessa · Lizard Bonfire · Terrazi Ambitious · Age Solo Prophetie
Stage 2 Assoluto Bisonte · Lizard Detector · Terrazi Troop · Age Solo Dirigeant
Assoluto Regalo · Lizard Wisdom · Terrazi Rumor · Age Solo Bataille
Assoluto Fatalita · Lizard Officer · Terrazi Wildboar · Age Solo Megere
Stage 3 Assoluto Rondine · Lizard Colleague · Terrazi Capital · Age Solo Antilope
Assoluto Cavaliere · Lizard Comrade · Terrazi Cowboy · Age Solo Averse
Assoluto Infinito · Lizard Ignition · Terrazi Starlight · Age Solo Licorne
Stage 4 Assoluto Aquila · Lizard Tamer · Terrazi Decision · Age Solo Espion
Assoluto Estasi · Lizard Cataract · Terrazi Terrific · Age Solo Sorciere
Assoluto Squalo · Lizard Reckless · Terrazi Destroyer · Age Solo Supernova
Extra Trial Assoluto Vulcano · Lizard Nightmare · Terrazi Utopia · Age Solo Ecureuil
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