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June 11, 2015 at 1:05 am

Elio Motors, founded by American automobile enthusiast Paul Elio, has claimed that the work on the fifth generation prototype has begun, which is capable of an amazing high fuel efficiency 35.7kmpl reach figure. The other genius of the project is that the car is priced almost $ 6,800 (about 4.34 lakh INR without taxes and duties). The car that just as P5, has a 900cc 3-cylinder engine with a manual transmission.

The company has to be on the target launch date somewhere mid-2016 for the American market. “The P5 Build is another important step in our march towards production and is the culmination of several important strategic initiatives we have completed or launched in recent months to life,” said Paul Elio, founder and CEO, Elio Motors. “The completion of our engine prototype, our offering to accredited investors and our recent Supplier Summit are all excellent examples of the progress we continue to make every day.”

Newer P5 gets more than just styling tweaks for improved aerodynamics, to its previous iterations. Two important additions are the engine and transmission setup. The three-wheeled vehicle Elio has a very careful selected Setup for enough power and efficiency. Elio Motors happens to be the first start-up automotive brand in the United States in the past 60 years to create its own internal combustion engine. The chosen for the P5 transmission is a multi-mode transmission from Aisin.

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