Auburn Fall | Lot 4108

1985 Sinclair C5

The Cayman Island Motor Museum Collection

$4,675 USD | Sold

United States | Auburn, Indiana

3 September 2021

Chassis No.
  • Offered from the Cayman Island Motor Museum collection
  • Single-seater, electrically assisted recumbent pedal tricycle manufactured by Hoover in the United Kingdom on behalf of Sinclair Vehicles
  • Constructed of a polypropylene body on a steel chassis designed by Lotus; total vehicle weight of around 99 pounds
  • Powered by pedals and a 250-watt electric motor driving the left rear wheel
  • Equipped with a 12-volt, lead-acid battery allowing a range of around 20 miles
  • Features include a gearbox and rear axle by Lotus, dual rearview mirrors, drum brakes, and rear cargo hold
  • A rare and intriguing piece of transportation history with a persistent cult following that far outshines its initial market flop
Please note that this lot is sold on a Bill of Sale.

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