$6,800 one seat 3 wheeler. not a Hybrid, gets (only) 68 MPG:
Bah! My Insight does better than that.
"We thought we had tomorrow all figured out. Then tomorrow changed its mind.
Gas today is at an all-time high. Space is becoming a smaller and smaller commodity. We’re being crowded off our roads and bumped and dinged out of our parking lots. And cars cost more than the average house did only a few decades ago.
Traditional personal transportation isn’t working like it used to. We need a new way of getting around.
That’s when a car enthusiast, a visionary, a man with a dream named Paul Elio, got an idea. A simple, brilliant idea. To create a vehicle for today’s generation of drivers that addressed their transportation needs and the world’s new realities.
The result is Elio.
Will it have the impact and influence the Model-T had on America and the world, and later, the Volkswagen Beetle (literally, the People’s Car)? Well, maybe, maybe not. But either way, it certainly wants to give the future a run for its money. And it certainly deserves a closer look.
So do that. Now."