Gallery: WEST COAST GREEN: Hybrid Scooter gets 180MPG


California-based ELV Motors showcased several slick electric scooters at West Coast Green, but they stole the spotlight with their VKM 50 hybrid that gets about 180 mpg. Its 49cc gasoline engine powers a 500-watt electric engine and it reaches nearly 40 mph. It also looks more like a motorcycle than a scooter, with a tandem seat for driver and passenger. Best of all it retails for $2895.

Read the rest of this entry »


or your inhabitat account below


  1. meegdoot500 May 21, 2009 at 7:36 pm

    the HAM radio permits are applied to many projects and include many cities in the SW…….

    the power ratios are based on a low voltage ie less than one voltsmeter….

    restricted users only


  2. Mike Geery October 27, 2008 at 3:25 pm

    very cool, would love one.

get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
Federated Media Publishing - Home