Stock 2007 model
|Engine||1.4 L Kawasaki I4|
5-speed manual (2003)
|Wheelbase||90.0 in (2,286 mm)|
|Dimensions||L: 3,500 mm (137.8 in)
W: 1,981 mm (78.0 in)
H: 1,067 mm (42.0 in)
The Campagna T-Rex is a two-seat, three-wheeled cyclecar created by the Campagna Corporation, located in Quebec, Canada. It has a 1.4 L, straight-four engine. Although it is classified as a motorcycle, the interior can accommodate the driver and a single passenger seated side-by-side, with adjustable seat backs, a foot-pedal box, and three-point retractable safety belts. The manual transmission, controlled by hand, more closely resembles a motorcycle's transmission than that of a car.
The T-Rex has been commercially available since the early 1990s. The Campagna T-Rex was designed and styled by Deutschman Design.
In 1976, 1977 and 1979, Daniel Campagna Formula Ford racer in Quebec. He makes some significant inventions, the Voodoo in 1982. It is part of the technical team of racer Formula 1 Gilles Villeneuve [When?] . He handcrafts a first model of the T-Rex and then founded his own company, Campagna Moto Sport Inc. in 1990. It brings together a team and finalizing a first model of the vehicle a few years later. The making
From 1994 to 2000, the T-Rex is only available in Quebec but from the early 2000s it is sold in the rest of Canada and the United States. In June 2004, the company Campagna Moto Sport is facing financial difficulties and grants exclusive worldwide license to manufacture and sell the T-Rex at the T-Rex Vehicles Inc. company says is that production costs have been reduced by 20% without much difficulty, which pays the company.
In spring 2008, T-Rex Vehicles Inc. declares bankruptcy . The company's assets are acquired later that year by André Morissette and David Neault Campagna Motors.
In January 2009, Campagna Motors announces the relocation of Plessisville plant in Boucherville, particularly in order to be closer to Montreal.
In July 2009, the company has 23 employees producing two to three per week T-Rex.
T-Rex in popular culture
- "T-Rex 14R specifications". Campagna. Retrieved October 17, 2011.
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