In case you love small, three-wheel and full-electric city cars then the Electra Meccanica Solo is just what you need: a safe, zero-emission model with just the right size to fit in the most crowded parking spaces.
The model was recently unveiled in Canada, during the Luxury and Supercar Weekend in Vancouver, and comes with a price of $15,550. Some of you think that is extremely expensive, but I guess it comes with the right price, especially since we are dealing here with an electric vehicle, and electric vehicles still don’t come cheap these days.
From a visual standpoint, the model looks quirky and yet extremely futuristic. Speaking about its design, Henry Resiner, Canadian CEO, stated that
“It has appeal for driving enthusiasts, practical commuters and the environmentally conscious. We believe the Solo will become the commuter vehicle of choice for the masses. The vehicle is non-polluting, very economical to operate and people will have a heck of a good time driving it too.”
But besides the look, it still catches the eye with bi-halogen headlights, DRLs, as well as the 15-inch aluminum alloy wheels in Anthracite Grey or Premium Silver, wrapping 155/60 and 175/55 front and rear Continental all-season tires.
Inside, the full-electric comes with a plethora of features, like LCD instrument cluster, Bluetooth/USB, AM/FM stereo, air-conditional, window defogger, ventilation system, power windows, rearview camera, keyless entry and so on.
The car`s main highlight is the electric motor that develops a good 82 horsepower and 190 Nm of torque, paired to a 16.1 kWH lithium-ion battery pack, with a range of 160 km. The battery can be recharged in around 6 hours from a 110 volt outlet. The model is also efficient, especially for daily-commuting.