The Steintrikes Thunderstorm is the newer, lower version of the Leitra velomobile. It is designed to be lower, faster and more comfortable than the Leitra that it replaces. The fairing can be removed for riding if desired. The entire front canopy hinges forward for easy entry and exit. The site located at http://www.steintrikes.com/trike/thunderstorm.php can provide you with more information except the price.