Star

The E-Rex Trike by OptaMotive is 3 Times More Efficient Than a Prius

By: manzil - Published: • References: optamotive & wired
The three-wheeled E-Rex is an electric vehicle designed by Silicon Valley startup OptaMotive for the Progressive Automotive X-Prize. The E-Rex is being hailed as an eco vehicle three times more efficient than the beloved Toyota Prius.

The E-Rex vehicle by OptaMotive has a water-cooled permanent-magnet DC brushless motor and 96 lithium–iron phosphate cells. This allows the E-Rex to produce 45 kilowatts of energy for a range of 100 miles. E-Rex is actually an electrified version of Campagna Motors' T-Rex. Stats for Uber-Efficient 3-Wheelers Trending: Older & Warm
Traction: 16,141 clicks in 226 w
Interest: > 3 minutes
Concept: E-Rex
Related: 59 examples / 45 photos
Segment: Males, 18-35
Comparison Set: 21 similar articles, including: wall-climbing cars, lightning powered bikes, and four-wheeled motorcycles.