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24 Otherworldly Electric Cars

From Crab-Shaped Concepts to Gas-Free Production Automobiles

— September 17, 2009 — Autos
We've all heard that electric cars are the future of the automobile industry, but the otherworldly designs in the cluster below don't look like anything we've ever seen before. From crab-shaped concepts to gas-free production automobiles, these electric cars are truly unique (and, let's face it, downright bizarre).

Implications - Though eco-friendly electric cars are fairly new, they already bear a negative connotation in consumers' assumption that they are boring, aesthetically conservative and generally unexciting. Thus, eco-conscious car companies are looking to spice things up by adding futuristic elements in hopes of sparking a passion for environmentally friendly vehicles that reaches beyond the eco-conscious consumer, pushing the electric car to a mainstream market.
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Lithium-Ion Speedsters
Lithium-Ion Speedsters
The Eliica Electric Supercar Goes 0-60 in 4 Seconds
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Homebuilt Electric Vehicle Prototype
Homebuilt Electric Vehicle Prototype
Father And Sons Build DreamCar123
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Venturi Electric Car
Venturi Electric Car
Powered by Sunlight or Wind
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Aptera Typ-1
Aptera Typ-1
230 mpg Electric Hybrid
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Eight Wheeled Electric Car
Eight Wheeled Electric Car
0-60 mph in 4.2 Seconds
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High Performance Electric Vehicle From MINI's Design Firm
High Performance Electric Vehicle From MINI's Design Firm
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Multi-Pod Mobiles
Multi-Pod Mobiles
Comet Electric Car by Easterson Francis Looks Like a Massager
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Peugeot Dauphin
Peugeot Dauphin
Electric Vehicle Connects to Your Home Computer
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XR-3 Hybrid
XR-3 Hybrid
3 Wheeled 225 mpg Electric / Diesel
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Electric Neighbourhood Cars
Electric Neighbourhood Cars
The GreenEcoMobility Peapod
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Crab-Inspired Electric Cars
Crab-Inspired Electric Cars
The Hyperion
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Gas-Free Cars
Gas-Free Cars
Aptera Now Taking Orders for All-Electric and Hybrid Alternatives
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Lion-Inspired Eco Cars
Lion-Inspired Eco Cars
The Electric Peugeot 'Leonin' Roars For €18,000
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Flinstone Inspired Pedal Car
Flinstone Inspired Pedal Car
Twike Electric Hybrid
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Super-Compact Electric Cars
Super-Compact Electric Cars
Airwaves
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$30,000 3-Wheeled Electric Car is Faster than A Porsche
$30,000 3-Wheeled Electric Car is Faster than A Porsche
ZAP Alias
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Super Hybrid Cars
Super Hybrid Cars
Antro Solo is Solar, Human & Gas-Electric
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Ultra Lightweight Electric Supercars
Ultra Lightweight Electric Supercars
JJAD P1E Sportscar by Ex-McLaren Designer
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Pea Pod Travel
Pea Pod Travel
Speed Studio Trik-E Electric Bike Needs You As Backup
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Aerodynamic Eco Vans
Aerodynamic Eco Vans
Creative Unit's Hinterland Electric Cars
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Windmill Auto Wheels
Windmill Auto Wheels
Thomas Pastor's Revolutionary Hydrogen-Electric Hybrid 'H Car'
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3-Wheeled Diesel-Electric Cars
3-Wheeled Diesel-Electric Cars
The 'Aptera Electric' Car Might Not Be Far From Reality
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Self-Charging Cars
Self-Charging Cars
Bio Top Concept Car Introduces Self-Generating Wireless Electricity
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Solar Electric Cars
Solar Electric Cars
The Bluecar by Pininfarina and Bollore Powered by Supercapacitor
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