Archive for October 25th, 2010

Honda Air Concept – Lightweight Compressed Air Vehicle

October 25th, 2010

One of the most popular Japanese carmakers, Honda, has recently presented the design of its new Air Concept car, a compressed air vehicle.

It is worth mentioning that the Japanese auto giant showcased its green vehicle at the 2010 LA Auto Show’s Design Challenge competition.

One of the company’s main goals was to design a car that would weight less than 1,000lbs. Besides being very lightweight, Honda Air is able to carry up to 4 people. » Read more: Honda Air Concept – Lightweight Compressed Air Vehicle

Top 10 Best Electric Vehicles

October 25th, 2010

2010 Tesla Roadster

Made by Tesla Motors, a Silicon Valley-based car-maker, the Tesla Roadster was for the first time presented as a prototype in July of 2006. Two years later the company announced that it will start a mass production of the vehicle. The Roadster became the world’s first all-electric, mass-produced sports vehicle.

One of the most impressive features of the car is the range. As one of the best electric vehicles the Tesla Roadster boasts a range of 220 miles on a single charge.

The 288hp engine allows the electric vehicle to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds and reach a top speed to 125mph. The expected battery life is 7 years or 100,000 miles. Other interesting features include carbon fiber body and LED tail lights.

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