A cross between a chopper, a compact and a UFO, the low-emission Clever car runs on compressed natural gas stored in two cylinders behind the passenger's seat and gets a dizzying 108 m.p.g. The three-wheeled, aluminum-framed Clever turns like a dream thanks to computer-controlled cornering and hydraulics. And even though its engine is good for the earth, this two-seater has plenty of pep; it can cruise at speeds up to 80 m.p.h.
Inventors: BMW, the University of Bath and several other European institutions
Availability: Prototype only
To learn more visit clever-project.net
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