The Future is Here: Aptera's Prototype Unveiled

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The Future is Here: Aptera's Prototype Unveiled
by Collin Dunn, Seattle on 03.15.07
Cars & Transportation (cars)

When we first encountered the Aptera diesel-electric hybrid last year, it was another pie-in-the-sky concept with amazing performance specs (330 mpg, 0.055-0.06 drag coefficient) but a concept nonetheless. Happily, last week at the TED Conference, the curtain was lifted over the real thing, and a working prototype of the spacey ride was unveiled. Delivering slightly less than originally calculated, the three-wheeled hybrid still sips fuel to the tune of 230 miles per gallon while humming along at 55 miles per hour.

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