Motorcycles

Vectrix Electric Maxi-Scooter three-wheeler prototype

That's the Vespa MP3 in the main shot - all the others are images of Vectrix' three wheeled concepts
That's the Vespa MP3 in the main shot - all the others are images of Vectrix' three wheeled concepts
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That's the Vespa MP3 in the main shot - all the others are images of Vectrix' three wheeled concepts
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That's the Vespa MP3 in the main shot - all the others are images of Vectrix' three wheeled concepts
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The electric Vectrix
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The electric Vectrix
The electric Vectrix
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The electric Vectrix
The three-wheeled electric Vectrix
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The three-wheeled electric Vectrix
The three-wheeled Vespa
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The three-wheeled Vespa
The three-wheeled Vespa
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The three-wheeled Vespa
The three-wheeled electric Vectrix
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The three-wheeled electric Vectrix
The electric Vectrix has regenerative braking
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The electric Vectrix has regenerative braking
The three-wheeled electric Vectrix
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The three-wheeled electric Vectrix
The dashboard on the electric Vectrix
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The dashboard on the electric Vectrix
The electric Vectrix
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The electric Vectrix
There's also a fuel cell Vectrix prototype
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There's also a fuel cell Vectrix prototype
The fuel cell on the Vectrix prototype
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The fuel cell on the Vectrix prototype
The electric Vectrix
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The electric Vectrix
The electric Vectrix
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The electric Vectrix
The electric Vectrix
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The electric Vectrix
The fuel cells from the Vectrix prototype
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The fuel cells from the Vectrix prototype
The three wheeler
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The three wheeler
The three wheeler in roofed form
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The three wheeler in roofed form
The three wheeler Vectrix
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The three wheeler Vectrix
The three wheeler Vectrix in delivery guise
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The three wheeler Vectrix in delivery guise
The dashboard at night looks decidedly space age.
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The dashboard at night looks decidedly space age.
Cutaway of the electric Vectrix
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Cutaway of the electric Vectrix
The soon-to-be-available Electric Vectrix dash
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The soon-to-be-available Electric Vectrix dash
Cutaway of the electric Vectrix
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Cutaway of the electric Vectrix
The electric Vectrix
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The electric Vectrix
Cutaway of the electric Vectrix
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Cutaway of the electric Vectrix
Cutaway of the electric Vectrix
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Cutaway of the electric Vectrix
Cutaway of the electric Vectrix
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Cutaway of the electric Vectrix
Cutaway of the electric Vectrix
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Cutaway of the electric Vectrix
The electric Vectrix
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The electric Vectrix

December 17, 2006 While the established players in the scooter game have shown concept machinery in the fuel cell, electric and hybrid genres, there’s one European company that has been quietly going about the business of designing and building a viable electric maxi-scooter with performance roughly equivalent to a 400cc conventional internal combustion engined mount – Vectrix. The Vectrix maxi-scooter is 100% emission free, has a top speed of 62 mph and runs for up to 68 miles on a single 2-hour charge from a standard electricity socket. Combined with low running costs, minimal maintenance, ease of operation, and generous storage, the Vectrix maxi-scooter is the world’s first practical zero-emission two-wheel vehicle. The scooter will be available within months and the great news is that Vectrix recently purchased the EV rights to the innovative Vespa three wheeled carving scooter and a prototype was displayed at last month’s Milan motorcycle show. The variable front suspension provides stability at low speeds and excellent handling at higher speeds. The 3-wheel scooter is extremely versatile and will be popular with local businesses and with consumers with limited riding experience as well as being ideal as a delivery vehicle and council/police mount.

The Vectrix electric maxi-scooter will be introduced first into the rapidly growing Italian and UK motorcycle markets.

1 comment
spike01
Right f-bombin on! There are so many electric powered vehicles set to hit the market, those IDIOT oil company execs and Arabs are CRAZY to allow the price of oil to go over a hundred bucks like they did. But screw them if they\'re stupid enough to price themselves into the unemployment line.
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