What is your Aptera replacing?

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Aptera Community Aptera Discussions What is your Aptera replacing?

  • What is your Aptera replacing?

     Carl Knapp updated 4 weeks ago 38 Members · 39 Posts
  • Sarah

    Administrator
    July 28, 2021 at 12:03 am

    One of the most engaging posts by Aptera fans with over 206 comments. Let’s keep it going! ⬇

  • Craig Offutt

    Member
    August 10, 2021 at 3:18 am

    I would be replacing a 2015 Nissan Leaf. The battery pack for the Leaf is too small for my commute to work in harsh Minnesota winters. I’d like to actually be able to enjoy HEAT blowing from the climate control on my way to work for a change, especially when it’s -20 degrees Fahrenheit. 🥶. While still having plenty of juice in the traction battery to drive to work with.

  • Graham Smith

    Member
    August 10, 2021 at 8:24 am

    A 2006 Audi TT and possibly also a 2015 BMW i3, as we may consolidate to 1 car soon.

  • Paul Rowe

    Member
    August 10, 2021 at 8:26 am

    I can’t say that the Aptera will replace anything. It will be supplementing. I’m currently driving a GMC 2500HD Diesel. Nothing smaller will currently sustain my camping and 4 wheeling time.

    I am looking forward to having an (extremely) economical vehicle to use as a daily commuter (16 miles round trip for work), along with non-camping road trips. I have been a fan of the three-wheelers ever since I first saw the Tri-Magnum from R.Q. Riley and am hopeful of the Aptera’s driving performance. Also, after having one spinal fusion, and currently waiting for a second, I am no longer capable of doing my own maintenance so I am especially excited for the Aptera from that aspect as well as the general fuel cost savings.

  • Raj Giandeep

    Member
    August 10, 2021 at 8:30 am

    Currently have a 2013 Nissan Leaf. My first EV, got it Oct 2020. Excited to upgrade to the Aptera!

  • Banks Edwards

    Member
    August 10, 2021 at 10:07 am

    2014 Ford C-Max Energi

  • Peter Jorgensen

    Member
    August 10, 2021 at 11:21 am

    Replacing a 2008 Subaru Outback for commuting, long road trips, and off-road camping.

  • GREG MIRICH

    Member
    August 10, 2021 at 3:24 pm

    I will be replacing my 2016 VW Golf Sportwagen that gets 39MPG on the highway

  • Norman Barrett

    Member
    August 10, 2021 at 3:45 pm

    Currently have a 2017 BMW i3 REX. My first EV, got it Feb 2020. Been a Great car! Excited to upgrade to the Aptera!

  • Morris Wilder

    Member
    August 10, 2021 at 3:46 pm

    I’m replacing my long time friend…

    • Anders Pedersen

      Member
      August 10, 2021 at 4:30 pm

      Currently I drive a Volt (after a long string of sports cars…). Just sold my sports bike.

      The Aptera will be my daily driver, plan on getting a C8 Corvette as my very last ICE vehicle I plan on keeping until the day I die…

  • Greg Vickery

    Member
    August 10, 2021 at 5:49 pm

    2001 Saturn SL2 with only 213,000 driven miles. Estimated 50 to 100 thousand towed miles!

  • Bob Kirchner Kirchner

    Member
    August 10, 2021 at 6:27 pm

    My Aptera will be replacing about $40,000.00 worth of retirement savings.

    • Pistonboy

      Member
      August 10, 2021 at 6:41 pm

      Excellent comment!

      (Me too.)

  • Scott Stallkamp

    Member
    August 10, 2021 at 6:29 pm

    Just adding to the stable. Right now we have an E-tron and a Taycan 4S. Eventually it will replace the Taycan, most likely.

  • John Malcom

    Member
    August 10, 2021 at 6:41 pm

    A 2020 Tesla Model 3 which is VERY DULL to drive

  • Bill Embry

    Member
    August 10, 2021 at 7:25 pm

    I just sold my Herbie Baja bug to make room for the Aptera. So, I guess I am “Diversifying my CarFolio” 😜 The Aptera will be sharing garage space with my 2014 Camaro SS and some old motorcycles.

  • Darren Hanna

    Member
    August 11, 2021 at 4:20 am

    My 2019 e-golf

  • Tom Nardone

    Member
    August 11, 2021 at 10:16 am

    It will likely be added to the fleet. I have a 2020 camry hybrid and a 2021 Corvette, I would love it to replace the Camry, but without rear seats it will probably just be an ultra efficient toy.

  • Robert Howe

    Member
    August 11, 2021 at 4:31 pm

    Replacing our 2007 Honda Fit. I’ll be sorry to see the Fit go as it’s been hands down the best car I ever owned, but at over 250K miles it’s starting to show its age (meaning: seat upholstery and carpets are starting to wear). The ’86 diesel VW Golf we had (which the Fit replaced) lasted to just under 300K but had many problems over its lifetime; the Honda has had next to none. The Aptera has big shoes to fill but I’ll give it some slack as it’s a whole new concept in vehicles.

  • Leonard Nowak Nowak

    Moderator
    August 11, 2021 at 4:44 pm

    I will be replacing a…

    2017 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E (picture attached.. At Aptera Headquarters)

    White

    AWD

    with all the bells and whistles..

    With an..

    2022 Aptera Sol

    White

    AWD

    with all the bells and whistles😉

  • Dan Roberts

    Member
    August 11, 2021 at 6:17 pm

    My new Tri motor Aptera Sol will be replacing my 2014 Audi S6. Believe it or not the Aptera will be faster 0-60. Go Aptera!

  • Ozman

    Member
    August 11, 2021 at 8:25 pm

    Once again, it will still be replacing, My sense of boredom.😇

  • Merrick Hurst

    Member
    August 12, 2021 at 11:32 am

    Either my ’96 Civic or my ’16 Veloster. I haven’t settled on which one yet, I love them both.

  • Richard Lutz

    Member
    August 12, 2021 at 12:09 pm

    My crypto-currency holdings and likely additional cash out of pocket. I will keep my Honda Civic for my daughter when she turns 15/16 in three years.

  • Paul Evans

    Member
    August 13, 2021 at 11:03 pm

    My disappointment with all of the BEVs thus far…

  • Dean McManis

    Member
    August 14, 2021 at 12:45 am

    The Aptera will replace my current daily driver. A Cadillac ELR EREV. I am very excited at the prospect of driving my own Aptera. I’ve specified 40kW/AWD/NC Solar, and a custom color wrap. Hopefully next year. I may add features like the Level 2 drive assist, and perhaps the upgraded audio setup once we get to feel/see/hear them.

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