Cherry Picks 2008: Vectrix

Christina Crouch - Jan 6, 2008, 5:16 pm CST

The Vectrix is the first two-wheeled ZEV (Zero Emissions Vehicle) that combines style and performance. It’s an all-electric maxi-scooter operates at a penny a mile cost. The Vectrix will go from 0-50 in 6.8 seconds with a max speed of 62 MPH and it’s highway legal.

It has a nickel metal hydride battery which offers 40-60 miles per 2-3 hour charge. It has a patented regenerative braking system which redirects energy back into the battery and that helps extend its range by 12%.



Not only is the Vectrix emission free, I can vouch for it’s quietness as I heard nothing when they road it into the ballroom. The Vectrix is available right now and goes for $11,000.

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