This is the Li-ion Motors Inizio — a prototype all-electric supercar with a range of 250 miles and a 170-mph top speed. It hopes to build them starting next July for a mere $139,000 — if it can.
The Edison2 Very Light Car has won the grand prize $5 million Progressive Automotive X Prize for a 100 mpg+ vehicle, and it did so without a hybrid drivetrain or battery power. Its secret? Small displacement and low, low weight.