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Fans of Mr Bean are familiar with the set-piece gag of the three-wheeler Reliant Robin falling over. A group of Deakin University boffins believe they’ve solved the problem, and are looking for manufacturing partners to put a safe motorcycle-car crossover into production. According to Frank Will of Deakin’s School of …


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  1. Evil Auditor

    High performance three wheeler

    Forget Morgan and rather go for an even higher performance Malone ST-F1000 or, if you prefer electric power, the TAZR. I know, there's not much protection against the elements but this is all about fun driving experience!

    </impartial promotion>

  2. PeterM42

    Bet you still have to pay full parking charge!............................

    .............thanks to greedy councils.

  3. Anonymous Coward


    $20k AUS is about £12.5k. Plus VAT = £15k

    I can buy several nearly new small economical cars for that or about 4 motorbikes.

  4. bikerboi87


    "motorcycle-like fuel economy of better than 2.5 litres per 100km"

    If only my motorcycle got fuel economy like that. It's currently running at 5l/100km

    1. Goat Jam

      Me too

      I get about 300K (not counting reserve) from an 18L tank

  5. Elmer Phud

    Carver Mk2?

    I thought it looked familiar ----

    "The Carver was reviewed by BBC's Top Gear programme in 2002. Jeremy Clarkson said:

    "I have to say, absolutely hand on heart, that I’ve never had so much fun in a car, really and truthfully, and I don’t think I’d ever tire of it."[4]

    However in mid-2009, following missed sales targets, rumours surfaced on the "Fly the Road Club Forum" that the company's assets had been seized by the Dutch Treasury.[5] The manufacturing company subsequently filed for bankruptcy."

    (From Wiki)

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