This set of photos was taken on February 24, 2014 at 10:23 AM.
The location was in Crystal City Virginia in the garage area of a very nice hotel.
The "Take It!" came from my being a "car guy" that is always interested in seeing a different, and especially, new vehicle. I had seen a photo of this car in our local newspaper several weeks ago
and was delighted to see it in person.
As good fortune would have it, while I was moving around looking at the parked vehicle, a factory representative came out and provided me with a stream of facts and a bit of the story behind the
Based upon the above pleasant presentation ( no hard sell at all - just information and answering questions ) I am going to give one of these a test drive as soon as they have them available for
the public to try. With their estimate of 84 miles per gallon and a 3 yr 30,000 mile warranty, I am interested. That it also is set to have a price of $6,800 is also a big incentive.
The car will have as standard equipment, air conditioning, a radio, and heater.
It takes almost no imagination to see this thing turned into a tricked out rocket, with just a flashy paint scheme - it could be make to look even more sleek, let alone body enhancements.
I would suggest they consider having a bit of a stretch model to give the rear seat a little more room, and a way to have a rear door, for back seat access. With this done for the
back seat - I could see an even larger group ready to purchase it for full on commuting in addition to those short trips to the grocery store.
The After Take: To the few that I have shown this to - all seemed to be interested in seeing one in person. Many were like me - and would take a test drive if they had the
The title for this photo came from the company having located itself into a no longer occupied plant in Shreveport, LA that used to manufacture Hummers. Talk about a change in product !
Here is hoping they are successful in bringing this to market. I think there are a lot of people that would buy one of these in less than a heartbeat. It looks very much like one of
the fairly new three wheeled motorcycles, with protection from the elements and a lot more wardrobe flexibility.
I had better stop, before I start to look for a way to work at a dealership - lol.
Wishing you a happy day,
PS: Here is hoping they are able to employ some of the same folks who lost their jobs when the former vehicle stopped being built.
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Gabe (Monday, 24 March 2014 21:43)
Straight out of a science fiction flick. Wow that is cool!
thatoneguy (Monday, 24 March 2014 21:45)
EPIC! I would love to get my hands on one of those things.
Mike (Monday, 24 March 2014 21:46)
Yes please. Looks so freaking cool.
Sally (Monday, 24 March 2014 21:47)
What an interesting design off an already cool looking type of vehicle. It would be very very fun to test drive one although I doubt I could see myself buying one of them.
Jim (Monday, 24 March 2014 21:49)
The woman says no, hopefully she doesn't notice the $6800 missing from the bank at the end of the year ha ha ha.
Treehugger (Monday, 24 March 2014 21:50)
Thats neat, and 80+ mpg is always nice to hear. Good for the consumer, good for the environment!
Yuppie7 (Monday, 24 March 2014 21:51)
i have nvr seen anything like this im gonna show this one too some friends thats awesome