ELF velomobile   a solar and pedal powered electric hybrid vehicle
dec 04, 2012
ELF velomobile a solar and pedal powered electric hybrid vehicle


‘ELF’ – a solar and pedal powered electric hybrid vehicle by organic transit

 

 

classified as a bicycle in all 50 states, ‘ELF’, the three-wheeled solar and pedal powered electric assist velomobile
by american organic transit hybridizes the advantages of bicycle and automotive transportation into a waterproof body.
fully equipped with lights, signals, and mirrors, the one-seater incorporates 60 watt roof top solar panels that
charge the vehicle’s 480w lithium battery to provide up to a 30 mile range when full.

 

made with 45% recycled aluminum and a vacuum formed trylon (composite of 85% recycled ABS and solarcote)
frame, the shell and 26 inch high volume front and rear wheels with disk brakes provide safety, while still
efficiently fitting into standard bike lanes.

 

the ‘ELF’ is currently seeking funding on kickstarter. 

 

 

‘ELF’ driving on the street

 

 

driving detail

 

 

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ELF kickstarter campaign video

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