Sunday, December 23, 2007

Aptera Electric Vehicle

The Aptera, WOW!
Popular Mechanics has a great write up complete with video and slideshow of their exclusive test drive of this environmentally friendly vehicle.

Here's a few details.
  • Electric version has a Range of about 120 miles
  • Fully recharges in 4 to 6 hrs from standard 110 volt plug
  • The plug-in hybrid version gets 300 miles per gallon of gas.
  • 0-60 in under 10 seconds.
  • 180 degree rear sight picture display on the dash.
  • The Aptera Typ-1 is registered as a motorcyle.
  • The Aptera has about the same drag coefficient as the windshield wiper on your car.
  • All electric version is $26,900
  • The plug-in hybrid $29,900

See Popular Mechanics & Aptera on the web for more.

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