As ugly and primitive as it is, the Electra-King is a pretty likeable car. Collectors will pay about $1,500 for one.
- Fact 1: The Electra-King was a 3-wheeled electric car first introduced in 1963 by the B&Z Electric Car company based in Long Beach, CA.
- Fact 2: Intended for use as a city commuter, the Electra-King could only go 20-30 miles on a charge at a top speed of 30mph.
- Fact 3: The original manufacturer retail price for an Electra-King was $2180, in 1974.
- Fact 4: The Electra-King was B&Z's flagship eletric car, and many different models with varying apearences and specs were sold from 1963 until 1980.
- Fact 5: B&Z survives today; it's known as the Electric Car Company of Long Beach, CA, and it sells a wide variety of imported and domestic electric vehicles for various uses.