citroen C2 paris electric tricycle fuses a classic car with a bike citroen C2 paris electric tricycle fuses a classic car with a bike
oct 21, 2016

citroen C2 paris electric tricycle fuses a classic car with a bike

 

italian architect, luca agnelli, is fascinated by the beauty standards of bygone eras. his workshop specializes in customizing bikes; retrieving tanks from mopeds; integrating batteries; and manufacturing electric bicycles. the citroën 2CV is one of the most widely recognizable cars made, acting as a beacon to classic french car design. likewise, the ‘doniselli duomo’ is a classic with a new lease of life in the world of cargo tricycles. the milan-based designer decided that these two vehicles were made for each other, and created this original electric-assist tricycle.

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labelled the ‘2CV paris’, this one-of-a-kind edition has been grafted from the 1980 citroën ‘2CV’ front, all the way to the back end of a 1929 duomo bicycle. difficulties included maintaining the automobile’s original sheet metal whilst it was constructed onto the doniselli’s frame. the rider’s pedaling power is boosted by a 36 V / 250-watt bafang rear hub motor, which is powered itself by a 36 V/10-ah panasonic battery pack.

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at the front end of the ‘2CV paris’ an interior cargo box can be opened by folding the hinged nose forward. other complimentary features include a 6-speed transmission; front and rear LED lighting; rear disc brakes; front drum brakes; a brooks saddle; and the original citroën front suspension.

citroen C2 paris tricycle designboom

citroen C2 paris tricycle designboom

citroen C2 paris tricycle designboom

citroen C2 paris tricycle designboom

citroen C2 paris tricycle designboom

citroen C2 paris tricycle designboom

citroen C2 paris tricycle designboom

citroen C2 paris tricycle designboom

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