If you think a car needs four wheels to hit the road, well think again. I got restricted access with a new start-up company Elio Motors based outside of Detroit. These car makers are beating the odds with their three-wheeled car prototype.
Jerome Vassallo, Vice President of Retail Sales with Elio Motors, says the car doesn’t have a name yet, but they’re going to hold a contest so the public can name it. Along with it’s unique design this car has all the features any driver wants: air conditioning, radio, great safety features. But get this, this car is 84mpg, which means you can get from Detroit to New York on one tank of gas. And the best part is its price of $6,800.
My ride in the Elio prototype was fun, smooth and extremely comfortable. It will be available for sale some time in the summer of 2014. And I’m already excited to get my hands on one!
For more information check out: eliomotors.com
By Ashley Johnson @AshleyNJohnson3