So far, the company says it has 100 pre-orders and that production will begin when they reach 800.
Alyssa Danigelis - DISCOVERY
- Aug 16, 2010
See www.humancar.com for details. Look like you row just like this ancient human/wind hybrid. Undoubtedly there will be enthusiasts that will have this vehicle removed with "their cold dead hands." --Ed.
Fred Flintstone could only dream of such a car. The HumanCar Imagine PS, a four-seater vehicle that uses hand cranks, can take on hills at 30 miles per hour, exceed 60 mph on flat terrain and is expected to hit the market next year.
HumanCar is the self-funded brainchild of Charles Samuel Greenwood, an engineer who has been working on developing the perfect human-powered vehicle since the late 1960s. Now, it looks like his car is actually getting somewhere. According to Autoblog Green, the lightweight Imagine PS is street legal and, if four people are cranking inside, can run on human power alone. "PS" stands for "power station," naturally. Based in Eugene, Ore., HumanCar Inc. is preparing to start producing the car.... [Read More]