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Old 03-11-2015, 06:20 AM   #256
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And are illegal to register as cars in some states....so much so that some dealers can't sell them now.

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RD,
I think you mean the Slingshot is illegal to register in some states like Texas as a motorcycle.
http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2014/...n-legal-limbo/

I don't think they are legal to register as cars in any state.
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Old 03-11-2015, 04:20 PM   #257
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RD,
I think you mean the Slingshot is illegal to register in some states like Texas as a motorcycle.
http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2014/...n-legal-limbo/

I don't think they are legal to register as cars in any state.
That's pretty much what I was getting at. Since you can't register it as a motorcycle, you can't register it at all. It hasn't completed any of the safety testing required to be sold as a car.
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Old 03-11-2015, 04:25 PM   #258
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He didn't get billions investing in unrealistic projects.
it is completely realistic, if he did it on his own, with his technology. making a small 1/2 seater hybrid would be a piece of cake.
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Old 03-11-2015, 04:38 PM   #259
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it is completely realistic, if he did it on his own, with his technology. making a small 1/2 seater hybrid would be a piece of cake.
What is a small 1/2 seater hybrid? Is it for half a person?
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Old 03-11-2015, 05:27 PM   #260
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What is a small 1/2 seater hybrid? Is it for half a person?
miniature people! thats is the future of man kind. I was meaning to say, 1 OR 2 people...
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Old 03-12-2015, 05:21 AM   #261
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it is completely realistic, if he did it on his own, with his technology. making a small 1/2 seater hybrid would be a piece of cake.
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... I was meaning to say, 1 OR 2 people...
Perhaps something like the Toyota i-ROAD concept?

http://www.caranddriver.com/news/toy...auto-show-news

http://www.usatoday.com/videos/tech/...2/09/23118615/
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Old 03-13-2015, 12:59 PM   #262
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Anyone remember this old Mercedes concept car? Reminds me of the Elio. Elio would be more fun if it leaned like this, but I'm sure would freak some people out.



http://www.conceptcarz.com/vehicle/z...-Life-Jet.aspx
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Old 03-16-2015, 12:52 PM   #263
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If its too good to be true ?

I got tired of waiting for production. Bought a 96 Ford Aspire, 1500 $ cold ac 35mpg auto trans no od.
A 5 speed might get 50 mpg.
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Old 03-16-2015, 01:01 PM   #264
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I got tired of waiting for production. Bought a 96 Ford Aspire, 1500 $ cold ac 35mpg auto trans no od.
A 5 speed might get 50 mpg.


You saved over 5500 bucks! that buys a lot of gas.
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Old 03-22-2015, 09:10 AM   #265
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For all you Elio depositors here is a 150 CC trike for $6,987 that you can use until you get your $6800 Elio. But it only gets 70-80 MPG and doesn't have A/C, air bags, etc.
http://www.scootcoupe.com/
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Old 03-22-2015, 10:56 AM   #266
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No need to start from ground zero.Here is the ideal starting platform for this sort of project. Just add the motor.

http://www.toysrus.com/buy/save-up-t...612060-3455088
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