Autoblog’s latest Translogic episode featured a pretty cool electric vehicle I’d never heard of before: the Defiant EV3, a retro-looking three-wheeled electric roadster. The vehicle is still in its prototype phase and its maker, Shockwave Motors, is looking for investors to bring it to production.

You can watch the episode below the fold:


  • Capacity: Driver+ 2 passengers
  • Transmission: Two speed, clutch-less transaxle, with electrical reverse. On demand, regenerative braking.
  • Battery: 14 kWh
  • Range: estimating 80 to 100 miles
  • Top speed: 75 mph
  • Price: aiming for a MSRP of $25,000

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