Texas Bans The Polaris Slingshot Three-Wheeler

The Polaris Slingshot, a new three-wheeled sports-vehicle, lacks a few components necessary to be considered "a car." In most states you can register it as a motorcycle, slap on a helmet, and be on your way. Texas says "not so fast." » 11/12/14 9:00pm 11/12/14 9:00pm

This Corvair Trike Is A Cooler DeltaWing

There's currently a bit of controversy over the Nissan-Panoz DeltaWing design, but if you ask me, the best thing for all lovers of triangular-shaped cars to do is let the big boys fight it out while the rest of us enjoy this incredible Corvair trike. » 8/21/14 4:00pm 8/21/14 4:00pm

This Tricycle Is Headed Across the South Pole

Right now three people are competing in a bike race from the edge of Antarctica to the South Pole. The winner will be the first person to bike there ever. And 35-year-old Maria Leijerstam is attempting to trike there on a really weird/badass-looking tricycle. » 12/23/13 9:45am 12/23/13 9:45am

For $11,000, That’s Willys Trike!

If home invader Goldilocks had decided to also steal one of the Bears rides, she might have found Mamma Bear's minivan to have too many wheels, and Papa's Harley to have too few. If da' Bears also owned today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Willys home-built, she might have found it just right. Will you find its price… » 4/09/12 8:00am 4/09/12 8:00am

1,000-hp Rocket II Trike: A Three-Wheeled Masterpiece

Tim Cotterill's Rocket II is a 1000-hp, supercharged, Hemi-powered, Blastolene-built supertrike. It's one of the few vehicles to drop by Jay Leno's Big Dog Garage that the lawyers — and a desire for self-preservation — apparently won't let him drive. » 6/15/10 1:30pm 6/15/10 1:30pm

For $38,000 You Can Jurassic Park a T-Rex in your Driveway

The Tyrannosaurus Rex was once the most fearsome creature on the planet, but that didn't stop it from going extinct. Today, Nice Price or Crack Pipe has its Canadian resurrection, and ‘Busa power makes it just as formidable. » 5/12/10 8:00am 5/12/10 8:00am

Homemade Marotti Trike Inspired By Jets

Know how Saab claims to be "Born From Jets?" Well the Marotti trike actually has tail-fins and will probably kill you. Power comes from a 100 HP motorcycle engine and it weighs just 970 Lbs. » 7/14/09 4:30pm 7/14/09 4:30pm

Only In Japan: Crazy Ferrari-Badged Suzuki Hayabusa Trike

We've seen Ferrari-badged motorcycles before, but nothing like this Ferrari-branded Suzuki Hayabusa Trike for the 2009 Tokyo Auto Salon. What were these guys smoking? » 1/23/09 3:30pm 1/23/09 3:30pm

Like the XR-3 Hybrid? How About a Suburba 3-wheel-amino

Travis brought news of the release of plans for Robert Q. Riley's very cool XR-3 diesel-electric hybrid, but how would you feel about a much earlier PopMech version that comes as a mini truck/car? Finkbuilt has dug up plans for the Suburba, a DIY three wheeled running chassis that can be bodied however you like. We… » 1/04/08 1:45pm 1/04/08 1:45pm

Capistrano Redux: The Corbin Sparrow Returns

AutoWeek breaks the news: Devoted followers of the Corbin Sparrow, an electric-powered three-wheeler shaped like a hearing aid, will be delighted to know their half-car of choice is making a comeback. A new company, Myers Motors, has assumed building of the Sparrow from its bankrupt parent. The new version, dubbed… » 5/19/06 9:59am 5/19/06 9:59am

GX3: Flies and Death and Stuff

Ruh roh. Apparently, VW's lawyers have cyanided the wacky three-wheeled GX3 that was even closer to production than we'd realized. The boys in Hethel (otherwise known as Lotus) were advising the Dubyas on methods of low-vol production while retaining viable mershness for the two-seater. What's more, the car had been… » 5/11/06 5:30pm 5/11/06 5:30pm