26 Apr '11, 8pm

Arcimoto is an electric car for the Facebook generation

Arcimoto is an electric car for the Facebook generation

Marketers are learning that kids don't want cars anymore. They blame it on Facebook -- kids don't need cars to socialize -- instead of facing up to the reality: cars suck. They are boring and dirty and no longer integral to teenage courtship rituals. This car, however, does not suck: Announced just last week, the Arcimoto SRK is starts at $17,500. That's $10,000 less than the next cheapest electric car, the Mitsubishi iMiEV . Throw in thousands in federal incentives, and you could probably put it on your credit card, I mean if it's like an Amex black or something. I don't want to sound like an advertisement, but who wouldn't want to replace his or her boring-ass Sonata with one of these: Featuring an all-electric ultra-efficient drive system, race caliber suspension, a sturdy space frame, and a lightweight body shell, the SRK strikes a unique balance between economy, effic...

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