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How Tesla may burn past legislators in a three-wheeled 'car of the future'

The Elio autocycle is no Tesla Model S. Weighing just 1,200 pounds, the enclosed three-wheeled vehicle has an 8-gallon tank engineered to get up to 84 miles on a gallon of gasoline, according to the Phoenix-based company Elio Motors. 483 more words

Tech

For $6,800, Would You Buy An Elio or Something Else?

Our article on Elio Motors has been getting some decent buzz, and it’s inspired me to do a special, Elio Motors edition price game.

This is just for fun, but it’s also meant to illustrate the reality of the Elio’s $6,800 price. 487 more words

American Cars

What To Make of Elio Motors?

A few weeks ago, my friend, Alex, sent me this photo of a crazy-looking car I had never seen before. He told me it was called an “Elio”, so I searched around on Google to find out more about it. 1,399 more words

American Cars

Mini- and micro-cars: Opportunity being missed

A recent Facebook post about the long-delayed Elio mini-car started a discussion about the dearth of similar vehicles out there for American drivers.  Many of these cars have been pitched for over a decade, but just can’t seem to get the financing or support to actually achieve serious (or, in most cases, … 606 more words

Technology

Vitter Legislation Creates Safety Standards for Autocycles

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) introduced the Autocycle Safety Act, which creates the new classification “autocycle” for enclosed motor vehicles with three wheels. 219 more words

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Bugatti Veyron, Elio And My Wheel Life

I read an interesting article today about the Bugatti Veyron, the most expensive production car, that had any significant volume. Don’t tell me about the… 1,143 more words

High Mileage Automobiles

Sure – the term “High Mileage” is relative – but I am thinking in terms of cars that are on the roads today in my area. 56 more words

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