DIY XR3 225 MPG Hybrid Car Kit Finally Finished, Hits the Road Soon for $25,000

When we last left gearhead Robert Q. Riley and his three-wheeled DIY 225 MPG XR3 car kit »8/17/08 2:00pm8/17/08 2:00pm in March 2007, rumor had it drivers would be zipping around roadways in it by May. Turns out the DIY hybrid market is tougher than expected, because just this week word was the XR3 was finally finished and "coming soon"-again. And…


XR-3 Hybrid: 225 mpg Electric/Diesel Available in May?

There's a hybrid hoedown happening, with innovative ideas for efficient vehicles zipping around left and right, but this XR-3 Hybrid is different: It might actually find its way to the reality-based world as soon as two months from now. This diesel/electric hybrid is an odd-looking three-wheeler with a 40-mile range… »3/21/07 6:45pm3/21/07 6:45pm