Special vehicle services
Prototype builds and vehicle adaption services for special vehicle platforms.
Make Ricardo your special vehicle services partner
Rapid design and manufacture processes
Using our unique capability in prototype build and vehicle adaption, we create solutions in condensed timeframes. This enables accelerated product development for our clients.
Unrivalled engineering expertise
Tap into Ricardo’s expertise in complete vehicle engineering from powertrain to transmission. Our holistic understanding of the complete vehicle system enables us to deliver optimal functionality and attributes performance to our clients.
Next generation powertrain capability
Our engineers and facilities can deliver and support powertrains of the future. We have capability in hydrogen, electrification and alternative fuels enabling us to support our clients in developing the next generation of clean mobility.
Special vehicle programmes require the strictest levels of confidentiality. Our facilities in the UK are registered as a List X secure site. Our clients can trust Ricardo to develop their programmes under the strictest confidentiality.
Book a consultation with our special vehicle experts
Ricardo offers a unique combination of skills across all aspects of vehicle chassis and propulsion systems and a network of technical partners to meet complex technical specification in short timescales.
Our extensive in-house manufacturing, product development, and validation capability all combine to support our clients’ prototype and vehicle adaption development programmes.
We create an integrated project team to support customer requirements from concept to delivery and beyond.
Our special vehicle prototyping and vehicle adaption services are always flexible and tailored to the unique requirements of our customers and their products.
We work with clients from a variety of sectors who require prototyping services for their specialist vehicles. Our wide scope of industry capability means that we are well placed to be able to deliver the most complex prototyping solutions for our customers.