Gallery: Arcimoto Unveils “Red 5″ SRK EV Prototype with Help of Actors ...

 

It’s not every electric automaker who gets called up by sci-fi cult fan favorite and primetime TV star Nathan Fillion and his Castle co-star Jon Huertas and asked for a test drive. But that is apparently what happens when your EV prototype evolves from something akin to a mobility scooter for seniors to a flexible three-wheeled car with racing-inspired suspension. EV maker Arcimoto had been testing the market with its early prototypes down the West Coast and was encouraged by the celebrity interest in the predecessor to its new prototype SRK, which it revealed in late April. The car aims to fill the gap for small commuter and errand vehicles that would meet the needs of an estimated 76% of drivers on the road today–those driving alone or with just one or two passengers on quick trips.

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  1. caeman May 12, 2011 at 8:54 am

    Looks like an interesting city-only vechile…where do you put the groceries?

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