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Combining a pair of new trousers with grandma’s or pop’s old jacket is in. Classic cars have never been out.

Which is why a restaurateur from Finland has developed a new, human-powered vehicle in the style of an antique race car.

A time-honoured concept relying on leg work with a vintage new look. A foldable hood makes getting in easy, while cushioned bucket seats ensure travel takes place in comfort.

Road-bike wheels keep friction to a minimum, and, if speed’s your thing, you can always call on the electric auxiliary engine.

The 3 by 1 metre velomobile has a price tag of €15,000; add-ons such as anti-theft devices, mirrors and off-road wheels are in the pipeline.

This light would go well with it, too.

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