The Sinclair C5 is an 1985 electric assisted recumbent. With links to lotus and delorean and produced at a washing machine factory. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinclair_C5
@webmind 30 years later.http://trisled.com.au/hpv/rotovelo-e/ https://mastodon.social/media/hi5lB4kpBizPZafwPg8
@webmind And we nearly got the Sinclair X-1. Ben Wilson is a really talented designer but it needed some production engineering and it didn't meet Sinclair's approval.
@webmind Grant Sinclair is still at it.Tadpole trike with E-Assist and bodywork.
@jbond that one looks quite nice, but not as stereotypically 80s futuristic as the c5
@webmind More detail here.http://www.grantsinclair.com/en/iris-silver.html