Gallery: SynergEthic’s 3-Wheeled Tilter Electric Vehicle is Part Motorc...

 
Though Tilters can zip through the streets like a motorcycle, the vehicle is still surprisingly spacious and safe like a car. The steel body features a sliding track door that opens and shuts with a lightweight handle. The front seat folds down to allow the back passenger to enter, while the rear seat can be folded or removed to accommodate more storage space.

Under its neon colored encasement the Tilter boasts tons of features similar to a motorbike. The seats are arranged in a single line and they tilt along with the vehicle around sharp turns. Foot brakes are joined by paddle brakes on the steering wheel to optimize safety. The Tilter’s compact design also allows it to be stored, parked, and locked like a bike.

Though Tilters can zip through the streets like a motorcycle, the vehicle is still surprisingly spacious and safe like a car. The steel body features a sliding track door that opens and shuts with a lightweight handle. The front seat folds down to allow the back passenger to enter, while the rear seat can be folded or removed to accommodate more storage space.

Topping out at a speed of 68 miles per hour and traveling from 0 to 60 in 13 seconds, the Tilter can go just about anywhere. A fully charged battery lasts for nearly 80 miles, so drivers can even a bit of distance riding. The boldly colored cabin makes the Tilter stand out while protecting the driver from traffic and the elements.

The Tilter’s unique design is matched with custom technology that allows the vehicle to easily maneuver throughout city streets. Ten sensors surround the body and pick up wind, road, and traffic conditions, automatically adapting the vehicle’s traction and response times. The electric air conditioning system detects outdoor temperatures and constantly keeps the vehicle’s interior 15 degrees higher than the outside in winter months and 10 degrees cooler in the summer. Plans are also in the works for a smartphone dock to be placed in the dashboard so that drivers to use apps specifically designed for the Tilter. The Tilter is planned for mass production in 2012, so certainly hope to see a few of these zipping around soon.

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6 Comments

  1. rutelina May 11, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    What is the purchase cost? Does it come with an alarm?

  2. dominic loh April 10, 2013 at 11:48 pm

    I personally like the design…looks better than Lit C…but needs to increase the battery to match the Lit C. Maybe include a built-in generator helps to maintain the electricity for long distance ride.

  3. cookie2142 February 21, 2013 at 1:29 pm

    This is 2013 I\’m still waiting. And what is the price? Is it allowed. To on the road in Texas?

  4. LAXMANLAL B. SUTHAR January 5, 2013 at 3:22 am

    Tilter lunched in india. where will get ! and what is price !

  5. marcaurelle July 10, 2012 at 8:26 pm

    Put a small diesel engine in this puppy and they would really have something !!! The 80 mile range on electric is much too limited.

  6. gthurman November 28, 2011 at 8:51 am

    This looks like a variation of a design by a General Motors engineer in the late 1980′s. It also tilted. The biggest difference is the rear wheels were closer together. I guess we will see both designers in Marshall, Texas.

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