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Streamlined Trike Most Efficient Motor?

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I'm still in planning stage, so the maximum price is not yet set. I've been looking into ''Agni Motors'' or ''Astro Flight''. As for hub motors I've looked into ''Leafmotor'', sadly it has a peak efficiency at 30Mph which is too slow for me. I will be building 90V45Ah battery with Adaptto controller. Would love to cruise at 50Mph speeds. Due to the aerodynamics of the body it should not require a lot of energy to keep it at that speed. Not sure how close to real world performance the calculator is, but it shows about 800 Watts to keep velomobile at 50Mph. Which is very low. I would appreciate any tips and suggestions as this will be a very time consuming build