eVaro Sports Cars Electric Vehicles ConceptThis is the eVaro, a hybrid three-wheeler with sports cars performance. A Canadian company has unveiled its answer to the Tesla electric sports cars. The teardrop-shaped eVaro is a hybrid three-wheeler that combines miserly fuel consumption with sports cars acceleration. The designers of the eVaro Sports Cars Electric Vehicles Concept claim it has a top speed of more than 200km/h and can travel more than 200km on electric power only.
eVaro Sports Cars Electric Vehicles ConceptThe makers, Future Vehicle Technologies, say the car is more practical than the electric-only Tesla because it removes the “range anxiety” that comes with an all-electric car. The electric motor can be charged at home in three hours. They claim the car has three wheels instead of four to save fuel and make the car corner better.
Here are some coolest electric vehicles, designed and produced by companies of the United States, Canada and Japan. These electric cars are on display at the 2010 Electric Vehicles Trade Show in Vancouver, Canada, on Sept. 15, 2010.
The eVaro Sports Cars Electric Vehicles Concept is an extended-range electric vehicle that uses a carbon-fiber, Kevlar, and aluminum subframe. Parker claims the car has a 120-130 mile range on electric power, and a total range of 460 miles. The eVaro uses a 1.1-liter, four-cylinder gasoline engine, and it has a total weight of about 2,000 pounds.
The striking eVaro is surprisingly easy to enter, with the large canopy opening wide. There is room for a set of golf clubs to the left of the driver. There is an exterior trunk to the right of the driver and behind the passenger, giving the car more functionality than it might at first appear.
eVaro Sports Cars Electric Vehicles ConceptThe eVaro Sports Cars Electric Vehicles Concept is one of 43 finalists an entrant in the Automotive X-Prize, a US-based competition that will award $10 million in prizemoney to makers of a super fuel-efficient vehicle. To qualify, each entrant has to be able to achieve 100 miles to the gallon (2.3 litres per 100km), while providing acceptable performance.
FVT hopes to use the publicity surrounding the contest as a springboard to a initial production run of 3000 cars.
eVaro Sports Cars Electric Vehicles Concept