TRIKES! Classic or reverse style, lets see them!

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  1. Lapchik

    Lapchik Tinkeritis posterboy

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    Another $6k and you can get a model Y tesla. The model 3 is only $34,000.
    Every Toyota hybrid and every Ford hybrid [besides the explorer] are cheaper than that. Mach-E will probably be right around $40k.
    For a toy, I would much prefer this electric vehicle. Too bad they didn't slap a couple hub motors in it to make it 3 wheel drive.
    https://www.imz-ural.com/electric

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    Moto Guzzi Ercole trike working for a living. Hauled 5 tons of ditch debris , a good days work.
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    Rakthi meanwhile,

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    This cute three-wheel was the invention of Adam Ferenc and Pal Fodor from 1959! The mechanism is based on the Pannonia motorcycle, the once upon a time legendary two wheels made in Hungary, The air cooled engine could be started from inside, or simply by an external kick-start. The overall weight of just 250 kg allowed a relatively high speed, cca. 75-80 km /h! We love its name the most: Buddy! Buddy was presented even in the US newspaper, the #PopularMechanics.

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    Possibly the least expensive way to be on three wheels.
    And maybe the least desirable.
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    View Photos of the Morgan P101 3 Wheeler


    The extremely British car with the U.S. motorcycle engine was doomed by being unable to meet European emissions standards, but its final run of 33 is spectacular.

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    The Morgan 3 Wheeler, which looks vintage but has been built only since 2011, is being discontinued early in 2021. The company has already sold all 33 limited-run copies of the final P101 3 Wheeler, priced at $59,000 in four styles called Belly Tank, Aviator, Race Car, and Dazzleship (pictured above). Morgan plans to bring back the 3 Wheeler with a European-emissions-compliant motorcycle engine in the near future.

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  6. Lapchik

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    It's a beautiful looking thing, but the price tag on these was always crazy. Would still take one of these over a slingshot any day.
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    Air-cooled V-=twin , front wheel drive.
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    Can someone translate the caption ?
    My guess is single front wheel drive and rear wheel steer.

    Looked up Villard. Front wheel drives and steers.
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  10. Lapchik

    Lapchik Tinkeritis posterboy

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    Ran the French through the old google machine.

    "Renaud and his faithful Villard show each year at the golden bowl that both still hold up. It is a 350 cmc. Who still types the 55 of average over 24 hours."
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    Three wheels and a low budget.
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    The electric egg! Paul Arzens designed this curious creature in 1942: “This curious car is one of the most endearing collections. Developed and built by the painter Paul Arzens in 1942, it combines two innovative materials, Plexiglass and aluminum, with an electric motor. Sneaking easily through the streets of Paris, it provides an answer to fuel shortages, and serves its traveling workshop creator:
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    WOW... never saw the 3 wheeler!! Was it the same twin or 3 cyl 2 strokes Exelsior?
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    From the sublime to the ridiculous .
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    Santa's sled!
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    For those down on the farm, Sears used to have an in house farm and garden brand called David Bradley, that included a 3 wheel tractor which looked like a cross between a Vincent Black Knight and a Farmall.

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    A childhood fantasy comes true?
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    Pokie Just plain Pokie.

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    That should have stayed a fantasy!