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Elio Motors 3 wheel autocycle

Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:41 pm

Saturday at Sundance Elio will release their prototype 4, which should be pretty close to what it will look like when it goes into production. This is the picture of what its supposed to look like. What do you guys think about a 55 hp 1200 pound car. Can it still be pretty quick and safe. http://imgur.com/3YXzjWy
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Re: 3 wheel ELIO autocycle debut tomorrow.

Fri Jan 17, 2014 11:35 pm

No actual photos of the latest prototype? That looks like crude computer graphics...

My main interest in this car is the potential for swapping in an electric motor and some battery modules from something other than a Nissan.
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Re: 3 wheel ELIO autocycle debut tomorrow.

Sat Jan 18, 2014 7:48 pm

They released the pictures today of the new prototype. it looks pretty cool and very aerodynamic. link:

http://www.shreveporttimes.com/viewart/ ... -prototype

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Re: 3 wheel ELIO autocycle debut tomorrow.

Sat Jan 18, 2014 8:47 pm

Aptera, a shadow of your former self...
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Re: 3 wheel ELIO autocycle debut tomorrow.

Sat Jan 18, 2014 9:05 pm

difference is one of them will actually go into production and the other was bs from the start to get your money.

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Re: 3 wheel ELIO autocycle debut tomorrow.

Sat Jan 18, 2014 10:39 pm

They botched the front wheel/fender design. It looks just like they removed wheels from inside those fenders, and extended them, in a crude fashion, well outside the car. A bit too "Junkyard Wars" for my taste. It *could* be fixed, though...
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elio motors

Wed Apr 23, 2014 11:21 am

I know it has an ice motor.Gets 84mpg reported.Wearder looking then the beloved leaf.

What is everyones thoughts on this car? They have a reported 15k of them sold at $6800 each

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Re: elio motors

Wed Apr 23, 2014 11:24 am

A link would be nice.
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I noticed you're still working with polymers.

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Re: elio motors

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Re: elio motors

Wed Apr 23, 2014 1:24 pm

There is a topic on them already. I don't remember the name, though.
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