aptera 2ethe automotive x prize is a car race like no other. the 10 million USD prize is a challenge to produce a super fuel efficient vehicle that would be a viable option for use in the real world. some of the finalists in the competition were recently displayed at the SEMA autoshow in las vegas. the competition is now narrowed down to 43 finalists from 10 different countries. the cars combine unique designs with efficient engines and other fuel saving elements to try and create the perfect balance of utility and practicality. here are some images of the finalists.

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