Results for: Sebring-Vanguard Citicar

RealRides of WNY #2480 ......................... Vanguard CitiCar

BUFFALO, N.Y.– Back in the mid-1970s (1974-76 to be precise) perhaps you wanted to be on the cutting edge and went out and bought a new Sebring-Vanguard CitiCar. Or maybe you just wanted to be “out there.” Either way you were about 50 years ahead of the curve, driving an all-electric car while (almost) everyone else was getting in the mid-teens MPG-wise with their fossil fuel-bur

RealRides of WNY - 1970s CitiCar

I’m guessing that this mid-1970s Sebring-Vanguard CitiCar didn’t spend a lot of time in the wind tunnel while undergoing development (they were built from 1974-77). Early versions of the car had a top speed of 26 mph, and were “powered” by a 3-hp electric motor. Later on, production was taken over by an outfit called Commuter Vehicles, Inc., who renamed it the Comuta-car (f