Italy-based X Electrical Vehicle is heading to China to manufacture LSEV, the world’s first mass produced 3-D printed car that it hopes will hit the streets by 2019. Comprised of just 57-parts and priced at around $9,500, this low-cost electric vehicle boasts a top speed of 42 miles per hour and a range of 93 miles, perfect for getting around the city. The tiny vehicle is mostly made of nylon, weighs just over 950 pounds and can comfortably seat two people. The company claims that it has already received 7,000 orders, and if manufacturing remains on schedule, it will arrive in China by Q2 2019. Continue reading for more pictures and the full video overview.
“Anyone desperate to see the car before then can visit the China 3D-printing Culture Museum in Shanghai or check out Auto China 2018 in Beijing from April 27. Museum director Zhu Li said the car was a promising sign for the future of 3D printing,” reports Yahoo News.