Aptera typ-1e All Electric


Pros: Cost and fuel efficient.

Cons: Only 2.5 seats, you will love or hate the look.

 Fast enough for highway, long range.  This is the first highway friendly car to make the TCO cheaper to be green.  Personally I LOVE the way it looks.

Aptera typ-1e All Electric

The Aptera was designed from the ground up as an electric vehicle, and later as an extended range electric vehicle. After building the proof-of-concept Mk-0, we hired the automotive design firm, 'eleven', to help us further develop the concept vehicle. The 'eleven' team, led by Jason Hill and Nathan Armstrong, made great strides in the development of the Aptera's body styling, interior design, and structural engineering. Meanwhile, we refined the Aptera's shape to maximize efficiency using CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics), developed and built advanced suspension and drivetrain components, and integrated a strong yet lightweight composite shell. Our entire process has been developed in-house exclusively by Aptera for the Aptera Typ-1. Our structural elements have undergone countless revisions of FEA (Finite Element Analysis) to be lightweight, robust, and manufacturable. (Available late 2008)

Additional Features90 MPH top speed
Fuel Typeall-electric
Miles per Charge120
Body TypeCoupe
EV TypeHighway speed vehicle
Release DateOctober 2008
Release StatusUnreleased
Top Speed
Model Name/TypeMPNEAN/UPC


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