a number of the automobiles at CES appearance similar to everyday, everyday vehicles, except they’re packed to the gills with next-gen technology — Android vehicle, CarPlay, self-driving, the list goes on.
Then there may be Elio.
The quirky little 3-wheeler turned into briefly parked inside the lot outdoor the Las Vegas convention middle this week, drawing curious stares and pics from endless passersby. it is only a prototype cobbled collectively with sundry parts from diverse automakers, but by the point it is on sale subsequent yr, Elio motors claims the automobile will get eighty four miles per gallon from a 3-cylinder engine. perhaps even crazier, it’s going to price just $6,800. it’s less than most bikes, never thoughts motors.
You likely would not do a circle of relatives street trip in it, but the Elio ought to make an amazing commuter vehicle: it seats two in a tandem association and has a touch trunk that might likely suit a pair bags of groceries.
Our very own Sam Sheffer took the prototype for a spin on the Las Vegas Strip with video producer Tre Shallowhorn driving shotgun, and — no surprise — we got some stares.
might you force it?