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Twike

The Twike is a convertible car in the loosest possible sense and yet it provides an excellent low carbon alternative vehicle. It has three wheels, pedals and an electric motor. The car is controlled by a joystick giving you complete fingertip control of steering, acceleration, turn signals, and brakes, all in one hand.

While it may be a low carbon method of transport it is not cheap. The batteries have a high cost and limited life while the Twike itself is costly considering its simplistic layout. Compare it to a traditional car however and the running costs are far lower and thanks to the low weight, with the highest capacity batteries plus a little peddle power it can have a range of well over 200 miles.

The Twike comes in two versions, the Easy which has just electric battery power and the Active which also has pedals to assist propulsion and save the batteries.

Twike Details

Production dates1996-current
Fuel tank capacity30-210 mile range litres

Twike Active

Twike Active Specifications

Fuel typeElectric Cars
Engine typeElectric
Engine sizeElectric motor + pedals cc
Power4 bhp
Transmission type5-spd manual
UK Retail pricefrom £19,495 + batteries

Twike Active Performance

Max Speed (Manual)53 mph

Twike Active Economy and Emissions

EU Combined MPG (Manual)250-500 equivalent mpg

Twike Easy

The Twike Easy which has just electric battery power with no pedal assistance.

Twike Easy Specifications

Fuel typeElectric Cars
Engine sizeElectric motor cc
Power4 bhp
UK Retail pricefrom £11,990 + batteries

Twike Easy Performance

Max Speed (Manual)53 mph

Twike Easy Economy and Emissions

EU Combined MPG (Manual)250-500 equivalent mpg

Information last updated June 29, 2015

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