Elio Motors in Troy, Michigan has been making headway on plans to produce an 84-MPG car that is expected to cost roughly $6,800.

The Elio, as it is known, is essentially marketed as a cost-conscious, fuel economy-intensive commuter machine. The Elio’s use of old-fashioned aerodynamic chassis design and engine technology to reach its estimated 84 MPG highway, 49 MPG city fuel economy flies in the face of ever more complex hybrid and electric drive trains.

We’ll continue to keep you posted about the Elio. For now, Elio said the car is set to hit the U.S. market in the fourth quarter of 2014.Take a look.
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