MemberSeptember 14, 2021 at 3:15 pm
… and he expressed Aptera’s emphasis on first principles. Where he was off-base in his description was he suggested it was small and therefore dangerous when sharing the road with 18-wheelers.
As we know, the Aptera appears smaller than it is but it is enormous compared to say, a Smart car.
Beyond that, the rollover results of the 2008 Aptera monocoque were multiples of strength beyond the requirements suggesting you might well be better off in the Aptera over say a SUV if circumstances put you under the rear-axle of a semi-trailer.