Add this one to the ‘I’ll believe it when I see it‘ stack. Rob Lever reports on a futuristic automobile scheduled to debut in 2015.
What makes the Elio Motors vehicle unique is its ultra-high fuel economy and an ultra-low price tag: $6,800.
And just three wheels. The driver sits in the front. The passenger sits behind.
It accelerates as quickly as many cars on the road — to 100 miles per hour in 9.6 seconds, according to the company. Urban fuel economy is estimated at 49 miles per gallon.
Highway driving is estimated to get 84-MPG.