If enough interest is generated and enough backers attained, this car could become a reality. It wouldn’t work in all climates, for certain, but Summertime, no matter where you are, would be a blast in this, once fully developed. Especially if they can keep the price under $8000 after full development and production costs.
Say “Hello!” to Elio: A new made-in-the-USA car that is ultra-high-mileage (84MPG), with an incredibly affordable base price of $6,800.
From Elio Motors:
Between March 1998 and 2013, the U.S. lost 5.7 million manufacturing jobs. These statistics didn’t just alarm Paul Elio. They moved him to take action.
The world believes U.S. innovation and vehicle manufacturing is dead, and unfortunately a lot of Americans agree. Should we wave the white flag and let more jobs leave our shores? In 2009 Paul Elio said no, and Elio Motors was born.
Did you know that:
- Over 76% of Americans drive solo to work everyday, which means most of us don’t need a car with 4 seats.
- There are over 90 million old clunkers on the road today averaging less than 20 MPG.
We can do better! Americans need the ultra fuel-efficient, highly affordable and incredibly safe Elio.
The Elio is made in…
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