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Canoo debuts prototype EV with very unusual design

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by ecarfan, Sep 25, 2019.

  1. ecarfan

    ecarfan Well-Known Member

    Sep 21, 2013
    San Mateo, CA
    FF spinoff Canoo unveils new futuristic-looking electric vehicle you can subscribe to - Electrek

    I kind of like it. The dashboard area is pretty radical, but cool. A lot of interior space and a huge amount of glass. No photos of the rear trunk area but there must be at least a small trunk. No information about what this statement really means; “They will offer the vehicle under a monthly “subscription” program only.”

    No technical specs like pack capacity, motor power, acceleration times, just “it has an approximate range of 250 miles (EPA rating) and can reach an 80% charge in less than 30 minutes.” Which these days is no big deal; I think of it as approximately the baseline for what any useful EV should do. Tesla has set that baseline, and if other EVs don’t measure up they aren’t likely to get much attention.
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  2. ggr

    ggr Expert in Dunning-Kruger Effect!

    Mar 24, 2011
    San Diego, CA
    I'm having trouble believing they can pass safety tests with that cabin layout.
  3. mikevbf

    mikevbf Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2012
    This seems more the type of vehicle Tesla should make if they ever solve the holy grail of FSD. The M3 and Model Y are cars that obviously are still cars designed for us to enjoy driving, more transitional type vehicles.
  4. wycolo

    wycolo Active Member

    May 16, 2012
    WA & WY
    So they wasted $1.0 billion (Billion?) on this effort. Not 'New Green Deal' at all. FAIL !!

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