A pre-production Aptera 2e. The car was at the Stanford Shopping Center in
Palo Alto, CA 4/22/2009.
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Turbo Hayabusa T-Rex - Part 1
My friend's Campagna T-rex with a turbocharged Hayabusa engine. This monster puts
down roughly 280 horsepower to the 315 series
tire in the back. It is probably the fastest T-Rex out there, considering
it hits 110 in 1st gear and spins tire at 130 mph. And if you're wondering
why it needs pushed by hand to back up, it's because bike motors don't have
reverse gears haha. We were doing some test runs trying to fix slight
idle/stalling out problem. More videos of this thing to come! Thanks for
Reverse turbo trike
Still on the build, hopefully I can send it to the DMV to get license
plates early January. Maybe I can work in it during the holidays. Also It
will be easy to answer questions from this new user.
Campagna T-Rex--D&M Motorsports Video Test Drive and Review 2012 Chris Moran
Another amazing T-Rex from D&M Motorsports. Presented by Chris Moran.
"What is that thing?!" is the most common question you'll get when tearing
around town in a T-Rex 1400R. And after spending a solid week in and out of
this $52,000 3-wheeled crossbreed, I've come to the conclusion that it is
one part car, one part bike, and the answer to your innermost desire for
something wildly unconventional.
You might recall the early days of the T-Rex's existence—perhaps during
its few rap-music video appearances in the 1990s—but since Canadian
company Campagna Motors acquired the rights to manufacture it as of
September 2008, the T-Rex 1400R looks to hit the street scene again with
new improvements and intentions.
The 1400 in the T-Rex name, as one would correctly assume, follows the
usual motorcycle nomenclature and is indicative of the engine's
displacement in cubic centimeters. The 1.4-liter inline-4 is borrowed from
a Kawasaki ZX-14 Supersport bike, as is much of the hardware including its
sequential gearbox, gauges and ancillary controls. Don't let the diminutive
size of this naturally aspirated engine fool you, it cranks out an
impressive 197 bhp and 114 lb.-ft. of torque as it screams towards an
exospheric redline at 11,500 rpm. The engine's peak torque occurs at 7500
rpm, which delivers a mid-range power punch much like a 2-stroke, but with
far greater driveability. The engine is mounted mid-ship between the main
body and rear swing arm, favoring weight balance to the front by 6 percent.
The purpose built tube-chassis is covered with a fiberglass body that
incorporates a roof with an integrated ram-air intake scoop, side ducting
to a central radiator and, of course, the T-Rex's somewhat prehistoric-era
Ingress/egress is not for the impatient or non-athletic, meaning if you
have issues getting into a Lotus Elise, you probably won't be too fond of
this thing either. It's best to remove the steering wheel first (as in an
open-wheel car) which releases from its hub via an NRG twist-lock
connector. The seats and pedal cluster have slide bars with lock pins that
make them manually adjustable, but will require you to hop in and out a few
times to get them exactly right.
Once you're situated and strapped in with the traditional 3-point belt, the
engine is brought to life as it would be in a motorcycle—turn the key,
flip the ignition switch and push the starter. Start up is surprisingly
mellow and neighborhood friendly, as the dual-can Exhausts actually do what they're supposed to.
The driving controls are primarily car, meaning there's three pedals, a
gear shift, a steering wheel linked to a non-assisted rack and pinion and
no need for prior motorcycle experience (or a license for that matter) to
operate it. Lane-change signals and horn control is retained on the
motorcycle stalks while reverse is the only real oddity, handled with a
lever beside your left thigh that mechanically switches the direction the
On the road, you sit eye-to-bumper with most cars, which is good for
stability, but presents a challenge for visibility (a whiptail might make
for a nice add-on). At 1130 lb. (fully fueled), the T-Rex has a
power-to-weight ratio that provides a rate of acceleration that virtually
stops time. This is your single greatest defense against becoming a sitting
duck in a sea of treacherous traffic that will either be oblivious to your
existence or gravitate uncomfortably close for a better look. The tiny
motorcycle side mirrors provide some form of rear view while the
roof-mounted mirror provides an excellent view of the ram-air intake tubes.
This makes lane changes a precarious affair, and those last-minutes checks
for Johnny Law on the open highway are somewhat difficult. When not
subjected to the crowded highways, the T-Rex is about as close as you can
come to the therapeutic, open-air experience of a motorcycle—less any
talent required for balancing on two wheels.
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Mattel's Stallion Trike
You can find all the information you need on this trike on the web at the
It has a Ford 4 cylinder 150hp engine, and it handles like a Super Mario
Cart! If you are a biker and you want to meet to look at it I will consider
that. It has every option offered by the manufacture, which include:
AC & Heat, Power adjustable peddles, Trunk Carpet, Trail Hitch, Cruse
Control, Front Seat Backrest, Fog lamps, HID headlights.
I have added the following items: Custom LED underbody lights, LED side
lights, Driver pouch, Wig/Wag headlight modulator, Remote Battery Terminal
(without this you will need to take the rear tire off to charge or jump the
battery), Additional antenna, J&N intercom and CB, Trunk Pouch, larger rear
tires, wind deflectors, and power plug.
I have had all the major updates done to this trike, and it is in perfect
mechanical condition and still under the factory warranty. Currently the
2011 models are not being offered due to Ford changing the motor. I am not
sure if TBMS will even offer another model due to having to re-engineer the
bike to fit the changed motors offered by Ford.
What sets my Stallion apart from the newer models is that this one is hand
laid fiberglass with a custom gold and silver fleck candy apple paint with
clear coats. This paint is truly amazing when you compare it to the new
flatter paint on the new plastic bikes.
Only about 600-800 of these trikes have been made and they are truly
amazing. Check out the technical data here:
Briefly here it is: 35-45mpg sipping regular gas. 143 hp weighing only
1,750lbs. 9.5 gallon fuel cell. With a top speed of 119 mph!
You can see my bike on this video:
This is a turnkey built from the ground up as a trike, not a conversion
kit. It is solid as a rock at all speeds! It is fully loaded, not stripped
down like the new ones.
$10,000 Car - AirPod - That Runs On Air
An amazing affordable auto that runs on air!
AIRPod is the culmination of MDI studies on pollution and urban mobility.
This concept will be the first to leave the production line in spring 2009.
MDI will respond to an invitation to tender of the city of Paris,
"Autolib'", and is already the subject of applications for various
With small size, a tiny price, zero pollution, fun and futuristic design,
AIRPod mark a turning point in the range of urban vehicles while renewing
the idea of the automobile and transportation. You can drive with a
joystick, it only costs one euro per 200 km and leaves no one indifferent
in crept in traffic.
It is a real breath of fresh air in our cities and the prelude to travel
without pollution. Its small size make it easy to park, keeping still a
large internal volume. AIRPod help us to forget the price of petrol.
AIRPod is part of the MDI production licence of "less than 500kg vehicles",
and is manufactured in the same factories as OneFlowAir, following the
original production concept proposed by MDI.
The standard version is designed for the transport of persons. It has four
seats (3 adults and one child) and has space for luggage. It is dedicated
to multiple uses as in the private and public sectors. Airports, train
stations and municipalities also need a cheap, non-polluting car with high
This wehicle is changing our urban life in the city center in freeing
ourselves of the prohibitive cost of petrol and offering us mobility never
gained until today.
This carriage version with a single place has a load volume greater than
one meter cube that makes deliveries easy in town. Designed for runners,
messaging, and the artisans and communities, Cargo AIRPod brings Zero
Pollution in institutions. The Post, factory handling and delivery are
markets of choice for AIRPod Cargo.
Two front seats and a chest of more than 500 liters, all for less than
1,80m long, it's the most extreme, a real challenge for car design. This
model was created keeping in mind the most congested cities by traffic. It
is a versatile which can also be used for deliveries, municipal services,
roads and small logistics.
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