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In 2003 the first exclusive series of hand-made Carvers was produced. Receiving rave reviews from the press and industry watchers worldwide, these first Carvers sold out in record time and were shipped to various enthusiastic owners throughout the world. Tweaked and fine-tuned to perfection, the Carver One is now ready for global commercialisation. Production of the first batch of a limited series of 500 hand-crafted Carver Ones will start in May 2006.

Carver Europe (‘Carver’) has appointed several distributors around Europe and in the USA, and together with them is currently taking orders. Clients can sign up now to secure their position in the order book as production and delivery will be on a ‘first ordered – first served’ basis. First deliveries are expected in June/July 2006

About Carver Europe
Strategically located in the centre of Europe and headquartered in Dordrecht, the Netherlands, Carver Europe (‘Carver’) was founded in 2005 to co-ordinate the production, sales and service of the Carver One in Europe and the rest of the world. The global sales and service network is currently being rolled out. First distributors have been appointed and discussions with partners worldwide are underway.

About the Carver One
The Carver One is a unique slender, three-wheeled, twin-seat tilting vehicle combining the exciting agility of a motorcycle and the comfort and safety of a car. Being steered like a car it banks like a motorcycle, the Dynamic Vehicle Control (DVC™) system automatically adjusting the tilt angle to the speed and acceleration of the vehicle, thus ensuring an optimum balance at all times. The Carver One has been granted full European type approval and various initiatives to obtain certification outside Europe have been launched. In Europe, a car driver’s licence is required to drive a Carver One. In the USA most states require either a car licence or a motorcycle licence. For tax purposes the Carver One is registered as a motorcycle in most countries. The Carver One is sold and serviced worldwide through a network of specialised distributors and dealers (www.carver-europe.com).

The Carver One is the world’s first-ever commercially available tilting three-wheeled vehicle. It is steered like a car but when cornering, it banks like a motorcycle or an aeroplane. The thrill of this tilting capability combined with the handling of a sports car makes for an exhilarating driving experience unlike any other! The cockpit seats the driver and passenger in a tandem configuration. The removable body-coloured roof panel, alloy wheels, sports interior and design aluminium accents are part of a comprehensive standard package. Each Carver One can be personalised through additional options such as metallic or special paint, leather seats and engine tuning.

Here is something that will make you go out of your way to find curvy roads: the Carver One! You steer it like a car, but when cornering it banks like a motorcycle while you feel like you are flying a jetfighter. The thrill of this tilting capability combined with the handling of a sports car makes for an exhilarating driving experience unlike any other!

The Carver One is the world’s first-ever commercially available tilting three-wheeled vehicle. It is steered like a car, but when cornering it banks like a motorcycle, creating the impression of flying a jetfighter. The mechanical-hydraulic Dynamic Vehicle Control (DVC™) system automatically adjusts the tilt angle, ensuring an optimum balance at all times, resulting in an agile but safe, stable and comfortable platform. The thrill of this tilting capability combined with the handling of a sports car, makes for an exhilarating driving experience unlike any other.

Powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder 660cc, 16 valve, five-speed rear-mounted engine that produces 68 bhp, the Carver One goes from 0 to 60 mph in 8 s and attains a top speed of 115 mph. An extremely safe and enclosed ‘monocoque’ cockpit structure seats the driver and passenger in a tandem configuration. The removable body-coloured roof panel, alloy wheels, sports interior and design aluminium accents are part of a comprehensive standard package. Each Carver One can be personalised through additional options such as metallic or special paint, leather seats and engine tuning.

Text and photos courtesy of Carver

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