Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Friday October 28, 2016
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC General > News & Rumors > Non-Subaru News & Rumors

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads. 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-10-2011, 03:59 PM   #1
Scooby Guru
Member#: 73805
Join Date: Nov 2004
2017 911 Turbo
Miami Blue/ pdk

Default KTM E3W plastic three-wheeler concept unveiled

KTM has unveiled the KTM E3W electric vehicle concept Ė a car that could take on the Renault Twizy in Europe if production gets the go ahead. The pod-shaped three-wheeler is fully electric and its main construction is made entirely of plastic.

The strict two-seater was created by KTM PowerSports in conjunction with the Austrian Institute of Technology and was designed by studio Kisha. It was recently shown to the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, and the Federal Minister, Doris Bures.

KTM says the E3W was designed to be an environmentally friendly means of transportation thatís also nifty in small city streets and high congestion areas. The E3W is a futuristic concept thatís designed to be practical, showcasing Lamborghini-style scissor doors for easy access in tight car parks.
It showcases innovative characteristics such as a plastic construction which has helped keep the E3Wís overall weight to just 500kg. Powered by a 15kW electric motor and a lithium-ion battery pack, the E3W has a full-charge range of around 100km before itís time for a recharge.

Although the KTM E3W is simply a concept at this stage, the Austrian company is planning to set up an alliance to build more examples of the E3W, and hopes to put it on the market sometime in 2013.
Reports say KTM is looking to build up to 50,000 of the electric three-wheelers per year, with prices rumoured to be around the $7000-$11,000 mark.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
AVANTI R5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Old 08-10-2011, 04:32 PM   #2
Scooby Specialist
Member#: 138997
Join Date: Jan 2007
Chapter/Region: MWSOC
Location: Belle Center, OH
0000 Nothing


Doesn't resemble a Morgan, therefore, I don't care.
Hites is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2011, 01:53 AM   #3
Scooby Newbie
Member#: 73069
Join Date: Oct 2004

after seeing the scorpion p6, I don't think I could appreciate any other trike
jagersti is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2011, 08:15 AM   #4
Scooby Guru
Member#: 92634
Join Date: Aug 2005
Chapter/Region: RMIC
'07 Land Cruiser
'12 RAV4 EV


If the weather's bad and I'm not going to be able to lanesplit then I'd rather be in a car. If the weather's nice and I want to beat traffic, I'm going to be on something with two wheels.

On the other hand, there is a huge portion of the populace who choose not to ride motorcycles for some reason or other yet want to feel better about the environmental consequences of their actions (note the phrasing ), and this might be the ticket for them.
shikataganai is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2011, 09:16 AM   #5
Scooby Specialist
Member#: 83633
Join Date: Mar 2005
Chapter/Region: RMIC
Location: The Mountains
2012 bright green


Originally Posted by jagersti View Post

after seeing the scorpion p6, I don't think I could appreciate any other trike
I saw one of those the other day and didn't know what the hell it was.

It looked pretty damn cool though.
justincredible is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Suzuki Kizashi Turbo Concept Unveiled AVANTI R5 Non-Subaru News & Rumors 9 10-15-2010 05:22 PM
Lotus Omnivore Flex-Fuel Engine Concept Unveiled Ahead of Geneva AVANTI R5 Non-Subaru News & Rumors 5 12-10-2009 09:58 AM
Kia KND-5 Concept unveiled, production model coming to Korea in late 2009 AVANTI R5 Non-Subaru News & Rumors 25 10-19-2009 02:30 PM
Koenigsegg Quant Concept unveiled in Geneva AVANTI R5 Non-Subaru News & Rumors 15 06-21-2009 02:09 PM
UK's Climax Concept unveiled at Goodwood gpatmac News & Rumors 13 06-29-2007 11:13 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:12 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2016 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2016, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.