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The first automobiles started out with three wheels: Nicolas Cugnot's 1770 Steam Dray rolled on three, as did Karl Benz's 1886 Patented Motorwagen. In recent years we've seen a lot of big carmakers produce three-wheeled concepts, including Peugeot, Mercedes-Benz, GM, BMW, and Volkswagen. But in Britain there are a host of smaller and largely unsung three-wheeler builders who continue to make well-engineered trikes in kit or turnkey form for the enthusiast market. We've assembled (almost) all of them for a track day at Blyton Park near Gainsborough in England.


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The tR1ke is supposedly being imported into the US by DoveRacing.net. I emailed asking for info but received no response. I suspect they import a container load of kits when they accumulate enough orders or inventory shortage.
 

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The first automobiles started out with three wheels: Nicolas Cugnot's 1770 Steam Dray rolled on three, as did Karl Benz's 1886 Patented Motorwagen. In recent years we've seen a lot of big carmakers produce three-wheeled concepts, including Peugeot, Mercedes-Benz, GM, BMW, and Volkswagen. But in Britain there are a host of smaller and largely unsung three-wheeler builders who continue to make well-engineered trikes in kit or turnkey form for the enthusiast market. We've assembled (almost) all of them for a track day at Blyton Park near Gainsborough in England.


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I would say that the very first one on the books would have to be Leonardo daVinci's self propelled cart.
 
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