Tag: SBK

By on November 11, 2015

CanvasDoors_red004a_shadowedit

I guess I cover the reverse trike beat here at TTAC.

It started with a post about a Chinese death trap three-wheeler I’d seen advertised. In the comments to that post, one of our readers suggested looking into the Elio project. We’ve done that a few times since then, including an exclusive review of one of their prototypes. Because of our coverage of Elio Motors, a group of Elio deposit holders who have become disenchanted by continued production delays asked us to consider their charges. While it’s true that I’m in what may be a minority of automotive writers that don’t think Elio is a scam, I’m not naive. There are ample reasons for skepticism and we take the word truth in our title seriously, so Mark Stevenson and I looked into the critics’ complaints and we both decided they were adding nothing new to issues raised by Elio’s critics before.

However, I do keep tabs on their Facebook group, which is how I found out about Arcimoto, a Eugene, Oregon company that hopes to put their highway capable electric reverse trike in production by the end of next year with a starting price of $11,900. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • Lie2me: ^^ The stupid name you chose as a handle tells me you’re full of BS and all you’re interested in...
  • gasser: I shopped the new Santa Fe a year ago. The problem for me was that the 2.4 liter NA engine just wasn’t...
  • el scotto: Those who compare Ford vs Lincoln by price alone remind me of the Oscar Wilde quote, “he knows the...
  • bobbysirhan: My two choices are volunteer at a nursing home or get in line and vote for a Democrat who will send...
  • bd2: While that may be true, a good % of buyers will notice the improved fuel economy, crash test scores and the...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Matthew Guy
  • Timothy Cain
  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Chris Tonn
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber