World’s Weirdest Electric Vehicles – Video

JUL 19 2014 BY ELECTRICCARSTV 4

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Weird EV

Here’s a look at some of the world’s weirdest electric vehicles of all time (via Tobias Smith on Youtube).  Question is: aside from the GM EV1, would you drive one of these?

Vehicles in the video include:

  • “Electric Egg,” 1942
  • Henney Kilowatt, 1960
  • Citicar, 1976
  • NASA Electric Car, 1977
  • Dodge Electrica, 1980
  • Corbin Sparrow, 2001 Ecooter Electric Car Scooter
  • Exide Battery Sundancer, 1973
  • GM’s EV1, 1990
  • Handmade Electric Car In Ukraine
  • KAZ Eliica 8 Wheel Electric Car
  • Legrand Electric Car, 1970
  • Electric Shopper, 1960
  • Sinclair C5 Electric Vehicle, 1985
  • Tang Hua Chinese Electric Vehicle
  • The Enfield 8000, 1966
  • UnoCycle Electric Gyroscopic Bike

Isn’t it now obvious why electric vehicles developed a bad reputation in the early days?

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DNAinaGoodWay
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DNAinaGoodWay

The yellow Tang Hua was the cutest, really adorable.

Mikey
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Mikey

3rd car is a 1976 Sebring/Vanguard Citicar. I drive one. The mint green one (6th car) is slightly older, though it is incorrectly markered as a “1976 Electric car” $8,500 is a rip off though.

Dennis
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Isn’t it noticeable how we have gotten used to the smelly and noisy ICE and styled our cars to avoid the engine like avoiding the tail end of a horse. But, the electric gives the designer the freedom to configure the vehicle to please the driver and passengers. And the 10th on the list, “KAZ Eliica 8 Wheel Electric Car” had a smooth ride on the mostly unpaved roads at that time in Japan.

Miggy
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Miggy

Loved the 8 wheeler as Dennis informed us it was a KAZ Eliica, I just hope it is still going today, what a classic.