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Showing my daughter pics of the red Solo and ran across this article, with a pic that looked very similar to the silver Solo, only much longer.
My linguistic skills being what the are, the only words I can extract are "electra-meccanica" and "solo".


http://news.ifresh.ws/57764-kanadskaya-k...shuyu.html

[Image: 2013_solo.jpg]

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#2
The picture is of an XR3 plug-in hybrid kit car.
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#3
This is the translation :  https://translate.google.com/translate?s...t=&act=url

THE CANADIAN COMPANY ELECTRA MECCANICA PRESENTED THE ELECTRIC CAR PROJECT SOLO, INTENDED FOR THE TRANSPORT OF THE CITY IS ONLY ONE PERSON. THE DEVELOPERS BELIEVE THAT MOST OF THE TIME DRIVERS SPEND IN THE CAR ALONE. A SLEDOVAT NeWS Special Correspondent on July 18 | Section: News | Print | Views, Votes: () News

"The Canadian company Electra Meccanica presented the project of electric car the Solo, intended for the transport of the city is only one person. The developers believe that most of the time drivers spend in the car alone. And sledovat" you can read on your phone, iPad, iPhone and Android, other devices. Electra Meccanica Solo has a three-wheeled configuration: two wheels are located in front of one - behind. It weighs 450 kg vehicle.

Источник: © iFresh NeWS (http://news.ifresh.ws/)

Interestingly, there's a link on that page that points to : https://translate.googleusercontent.com/...LerSu_CR_A



"The Canadian company Electra Meccanica unveiled the production version of the electric three-wheeled single Solo" .

Young Canadian company Electra Meccanica officially unveiled the production version of three-wheeled electric vehicle Solo. Sales will begin in 2017. Overall length single electric car was 3.04 meters, and the weight of the car is 450 kilograms. The drag coefficient was 0.24. The luggage compartment can hold 250 liters of cargo. Novelty manned aluminum electric unit, developing 82 horsepower and 190 Nm of torque. Electric car capable of accelerating from zero to hundred kilometers per hour in less than eight seconds, and its top speed was 130 kilometers per hour. Reserve sets of batteries with a capacity of 16.1 kilowatt-hour is enough for 160 kilometers. Prices for "Solo", which is already available for pre-order, starting from 19 thousand 888 Canadian dollars (by 15.4 thousand US dollars). Electra Meccanica also plans to organize the sale of the electric vehicle in the United States.

Источник: © iFresh NeWS (http://news.ifresh.ws/)

It is from Sep 2016.  Oops - not exactly "the production version".
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(03-01-2017, 10:24 PM)Hog Wrote: Showing my daughter pics of the red Solo and ran across this article, with a pic that looked very similar to the silver Solo, only much longer.
My linguistic skills being what the are, the only words I can extract are "electra-meccanica" and "solo".

I posted three videos of the XR3 here in "Similar Vehicles"...
http://www.soloowners.net/showthread.php...93#pid2593
Required listening... House of Lords - Can't find my way home
This version kicks. There's just no other way to describe it. Shivers. Turn...it...up!
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