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Elio motors next big thing in transportation

Discussion in 'Cars and Transportation' started by fastcars, Jul 30, 2013.

  1. fastcars

    fastcars Member

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    #1 fastcars, Jul 30, 2013
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  2. gameon

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    ah one more kid in market of high mpg with novelty and trick... let see the final product :wink:
     
  3. Nichen

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    Looks pretty cool and its a great pricetag! My only concern is the roads....if you have bad roads where you live it might be a pretty bumpy ride all along. But if the roads are in good condition, then of course its not a problem.
     
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    It has suspension but road in general are good in major US cities. I like the city mileage because it is perfect for city drive.
     
  5. DavidM

    DavidM P2624, Delivered

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    I wish them all the best. I could see them selling a lot of those vehicles at that price. Great price point for a college kid on a budget.
     
  6. fastcars

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    yeah I will be interested since they offer 36k/3 years industry standard warranty (not bad at all for 7k car)

    It has all the standard features you need for daily commute. It will be major hit with seniors for 5 star rating.
     
  7. Johann Koeber

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    How about an electric one of these? Would love it....
     
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    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Somehow I missed this the first time around. Interesting. With the "I'm All In, $1000" reservation it drops to $6,500. Interesting.
     
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    If they fulfill what they promise 36k/3 years warranty and engine last 100k & up it is winner all the way... no brainer because most of the time people take solo trip to work and other activities. You have second car for family trips as most of the current EV adapters.
     
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    Would hate to get hit by a smart in that thing. :biggrin:
     
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    I know you lease smart one but this one has same safety features (5 star ) and great mileage as electric one...:wink:
     
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    Gee, where'd I put my Aptera t-shirt?

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  13. gameon

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    that company close or website went offline...

    given elio is for real (after test drive) so I am not going to hold up if they deliver on promise & release car to market for $7k.
     

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