Electric vehicle Aptera Paradigma with three solar-powered wheels and a power reserve of 1600 km (6 photos + video)

Unusual futuristic car ApteraWhile Paradigma is unlikely to intervene in the battle of the electric car giants, it could be one of the means to promote clean vehicles. A unique three-wheeled vehicle will be produced by Aptera Motors (USA) in a limited series in two modifications: Paradigma (220 units) with an autonomous radius of 643 km (400 miles) and Paradigma + (110 units) - with a unique travel range on a single battery charge of 1600 km or 100 miles.

The body of Paradigma electric vehicles is made indesign of racing cars, which made it possible to bring the drag coefficient to 0.13, while the average for the auto industry, this figure hovers around 0.3, and for the Tesla Model 3 it is reduced to 0.23. Acceleration to 100 km / h takes only 3.5 seconds, and the top speed is limited to 177 km / h.

Auto body with safety cell inspired byFormula 1, equipped with an innovative airbag system and built using energy-absorbing composite materials, steel and aluminum. Electric cars from Aptera Motors consist of 4 main parts of the structure, while in a standard electric car there are 300 such parts. When creating a car, 3D printing is also used.

According to the company's press release, the cars willequipped with solar panels (sEV), which provide additional energy to increase the mileage (an average of 72 km on a sunny day). In the proposed limited edition, the cars are front-wheel drive and with power from 134 to 201 horsepower and batteries of various capacities.

During serial production, it is planned to producecars equipped with batteries 25 kWh, 40 kWh, 60 kWh and 100 kWh, with different autonomous driving range: 250, 400, 600 or 1000 miles. It is noteworthy that the consumer will be able to choose the parameters of the car independently by forming a complete set directly on the manufacturer's website.

Paradigma and Paradigma + cars now availablefor pre-order on December 4th and for today, all 330 limited edition cars have already been booked for $ 100 apiece. At the same time, the price of Paradigma is $ 25.9 thousand, and Paradigma + costs $ 46.9 thousand. The first models will go to the lucky ones who managed to place an order next year.

Source: aptera