quadricycle


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quadricycle

[′kwäd·rə‚sī·kəl]
(mechanical engineering)
A four-wheeled human-powered land vehicle, usually propelled by the action of the rider's feet on the pedals.
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Its GEN4 controller, which was launched in 2010, is a market leader, with Renault taking over 20,000 units for its electric, city quadricycle, called the Twizy.
In second place came the electric G-Wiz which is more a quadricycle than a car.
It seemed like the ultimate test of ability for motoring's newest quadricycle - the Renault Twizy.
Auto Business News-February 25, 2015--Tata to develop new quadricycle
A MERSEYSIDE hospital is to launch an investigation after an inquest heard a cancer patient hit by a quadricycle should not have been discharged from hospital.
The 'TWIZY' is a quadricycle with four wheels and four coupled disc brakes which is not only safe, stable and easy to charge but also boasts of sufficient autonomy.
Or need to get out of the way of a Ford Quadricycle, a time machine, or a mobile giant cupcake, including the squiggle on top?
Rappelons que la reaction de ce quadricycle tout-terrain est brutale et le renversement peut survenir en cas de maEtrise insuffisante de l'engin lors de montees, descentes, franchissement d'obstacles ou virages.
The chosen designs - which were produced by 21-year-old students Thomas Lumley from Coventry and Mike Antoniazzi from Cardiff - were then used to build a lightweight vehicle which could be driven on the road under current quadricycle rules.
The French-built model, which makes its UK debut at Motorcycle Live from November 24 at Birmingham's NEC, is actually classed as a light quadricycle - or carped.
To qualify as a quadricycle, vehicles must weigh less than 350kg and have a power output that does not exceed 4kw, with a maximum speed of 30mph.