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Benonymous
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http://www.drive.com.au/Editorial/Artic ... leID=54412

Funny, this is exactly the kind of vehicle I wanted to build as a pure electric. Looks like I'll be in the back seat to the big manufacturers, they're adapting faster than I thought they would. This vehicle also represents the death of the automotive X prize too doesn't it? Or do X prize cars need to be four seaters....

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http://www.zapworld.com/electric-vehicl ... /zap-alias

I reckon this one is better - and should be out sooner.

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Post by zeva »

If we're talking reverse trikes, you can't go past the Aptera Image

http://aptera.com/

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That Zap trike looks pretty good! But I'm not a 3-wheel fan, really. I saw that VW diesel concept a while ago, but I didn't know they were going to build it! An EV conversion would use only 58Wh per kilometre! An 18kWh pack, like I want for my Brumby to get 60ish km, will let you go over 300km!

That would be awesome.

I'll drive an electric vehicle one day.

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Post by Benonymous »

Yeh, I don't like trikes either. They have some good features, mainly aerodynamic but I still dont like the idea of a single rear wheel.

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