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Avian Motors

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by vfx, Apr 18, 2009.

  1. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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  2. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    Sounds like it's for the birds... (j/k) :wink:
    Looks like a fun garage project. Not sure how they define practical.

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  3. graham

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    Renderings of the car from Avian. It is a 3 wheeled model like a Sparrow or Aptera, and seats people front-to-back like a Tango, but with room for 3 people.

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    EVnut Darell, the EVnut

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    I got a roll in the first proto two years ago. Here's my page on it:
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  5. JRP3

    JRP3 Hyperactive Member

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    That is far from a practical electric car.
     
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    And what's all that noise?
     
  7. doug

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    Depends how you define "practical". Also depends how you define "car".
    Probably also depends how you define "depends". :wink:
     
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    EVnut Darell, the EVnut

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    I think Doug wins. :)

    The noise is the chain drive making a racket. The crazy thing was quick, at least! The designer/builder has made some neat stuff before, and is a smart guy. Just doesn't have the money to make a real go at it yet. Lofty goals though!

    Don't I look sexy behind all the bare wires of the dash? That's my "practical" look.
     

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