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All-electric three-wheeler SOLO gets a MSRP of $19,888 CAD ($15,150 USD), launch in September


After a few delays leading to production, Electra Meccanica appears to be ready to bring its all-electric three-wheeler, the SOLO, to market. The Vancouver-based company now scheduled the launch for September 9th, 2016 and the company now lists an official MSRP of $19,888 CAD ($15,150 USD) for the 2017 SOLO.

The vehicle could prove to be an interesting opportunity for a cheap entry in EV ownership. Here’s the company listed specs:

  • 8.64 kWh Lithium Ion
  • 220 & 110 Volt Charging
  • 3 hours 220V / 6 hours 110V
  • Up to 160 km (100 mi) Range
  • 2 Year Unlimited Warranty
  • 140 ft-lbs torque
  • AC Synchronous Electric Motor (up to 82hp)
  • 0-100 kph – 8 Seconds
  • 220 kph (Limited to 130kph) Top Speed
  • 450 Kg Lightweight Aerospace Composite Chassis

The company inaugurated a new assembly plant in New Westminster where it is reportedly gearing up to produce the SOLO.

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