Eliica: Not Your Typical EV

When Dr. Hiroshi Shimizu built his first electric car 20 years ago, he had no idea that it would take him to the Eliica. Although the Eliica is far from affordable, making it closer to a concept car, it still has some amazing features. The Eliica can reach speeds of 230 mph. It also has eight wheels, making it a unique looking EV.

Before you get excited (as I did) notice the price of building an Eliica: $320,000, but don't worry, Dr. Shimizu's team is trying to use grants to lower the production costs of the Eliica to a mere...$255,000. Costs aside the Eliica is one cool ride and I hope Dr. Shimizu is involved with more projects in the future.

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