Few vehicles in recent memory have sparked as much interest, skepticism, hype, derision and outright fascination as the Elio Three-Wheeler. But what’s it like to actually drive one? Here’s reader Tohru with a story and video to tell you just that!
Neat car. The styling’s not for me, but I don’t have anything against the tadpole design. It’s cool to see people going balls-out for efficiency, and it not costing $250,000 (looking at you, XL1).
One question. The thing weighs approximately as much as a Dairy Queen ice cream cake, but it has power steering. Why the hell not put manual steering in it and save weight, complexity and power?