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Welcome to 3-wheelers.com, the online A-Z of 3-wheeled cars with over 2,100 pages

Love them or loathe them the 3-wheeler, Cycle-car or even Tri-car, has had an important impact in the development of the present day motor car.  From the beginnings of the Industrial Revolution  to the Concept cars of the future, these vehicles can hold their headlamps up with pride. They were present at the birth of motoring and possibly may well be the the answer to the future with the constant depletion of the Earth’s energy resources.

The aim of this web site is to build an online catalogue of all 3 wheeled vehicles manufactured from the invention of Cugnot’s first steam powered 3-wheeler in 1769 to present day. If you have a 3-wheeled vehicle that is not listed in any of these pages please let me know and I will add it. I hope that you enjoy your visit.

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The A-Z of 3-wheelers

The A - Z section has now been created as a database.  This means that in addition to viewing a list of all 3-wheelers, you can run reports on specific types, dates and wheel configuration etc.

 History of 3-wheelers

Before there were 4-wheelers there were 3.  A brief time line of 3-wheelers from Leonardo da Vinci’s plans in 1478 to present day.

3-wheeler Trivia Facts

What is the fastest 3-wheeler? What is the oldest, the smallest, the largest, the , the most expensive .... find out here the answer to these questions and more..

Interview with Elio Motors

Interview with Elio Motors by Arak Leatham.

3-wheelers.com e-interviews

As part of our 10th birthday,in 2010, 3-wheelers.com got in touch will a number of key people that it has met over the years to arrange a number of e-interviews.

Robert. Q. Riley Dr. Tom Karen Chris Barrie Richard Smith Ron Will
Dave Mounce Peter Stanhope Richard Oakes Jane Neil Elvis Payne

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Elvis, what's happening, where have you been?

Regulars to this website will know that since about 2015 updates have been far and few in between, especially when compared with 2000 - 2015 when the site was updated frequently (yes the website is 17 years old now).  When the website was started I was a bachelor with all the time in the world and now I am married with a wonderful son.  In addition to that I have also been fortunate to have had a number of books published and so time has been spent with the family and writing books, and, if that wasn't enough, I have also been busy on a new website for the Reliant Motor Club that was founded in April 2016... all along with my day job.

But .. enough of the excuses, what's happening here?  I see that there are now broken links, code that suddenly doesn't work, the search is unusable as the service provider has vanished and its all a bit of a mess really. 

The website has well over 2,100 pages and is a bit of a monster.  I had thoughts on stripping it down although people have shown concerns about data that may be lost.  So please bear with me, this year I aim to at least do one update a month and start to fix all the issues with this site so that we return to how things were back in the old days.

Elvis Payne  9th March 2017

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Calling all Reliant Owners!

There is now a new club called the Reliant Motor Club. Launched in June 2016 the club covers all areas of Reliant.  Members also get access to hundreds of historical documents in our online Reliant Archive.

For more information visit www.reliant.website

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Last Updated 4th April 2017

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Books by Elvis Payne

The A-Z of Three Wheelers

The A-Z of Three-Wheelers

Foreword by Charles Morgan

The Reliant Motor Company

The Reliant Motor Company

Foreword by HRH The Princess Royal

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