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Old 08-31-2019, 12:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Aptera Reboot - Improved

This is very interesting - the original founders of Aptera have restarted the company, and have redesigned it:

https://spectrum.ieee.org/cars-that-...t-electric-car





It appears to have in wheel motors on all 3 wheels. This will improve aero, by avoiding exposed drive shafts, and probably more efficient, too.

https://www.autoblog.com/2019/08/28/...hicle-revival/

They are 50kW in-wheel motors.

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They went with hub motors so this one might be vapor too.
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With the proceeds from the aptera 1 scam dwindling, they had to let enough time elapse for the stench from that and elio to dissipate before rebooting.
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With the proceeds from the aptera 1 scam dwindling, they had to let enough time elapse for the stench from that and elio to dissipate before rebooting.
It's like fusion energy.It's always 30-years away,forever.
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This includes some of the history, and details about what is happening, now.

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Stupid chassis can't handle high hp and speed. That was proven at x-prize, and it hasn't been improved.
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So, when are they rebooting that Eel scam trike?
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They should have aimed for more low-hanging fruit, like a20 kWh battery should be plenty

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