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Future Small McLaren

Discussion in 'Cars and Transportation' started by dpeilow, Feb 19, 2009.

  1. dpeilow

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    #2 Joseph, Feb 19, 2009
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    Gasoline?!?


    Pleah!
     
  4. DaveD

    DaveD EVs Kick Gas!

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    Do you mean "Bleah!" ?
     
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    #5 vfx, Feb 20, 2009
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    I would never question Red Barron's vanquisher!
     
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    There' s nothing wrong with gasoline engines. Their emmisions have cleaned up. They provide alot (I know 'alot' isn't a word) of power compactly.

    EVs are better of course. Torque-ridden simplicity is better. But, they have yet to be competitive in terms of packaging and cost. That'll happen soon, but for the mean time, gas engines aren't half-bad.

    Besides, the t25's real accomplishment won't be its engine. According to their website, they're going to fit four people in a space that's 2/3 of a Smart, but they're still gonna earn the same 4 stars as the smart (in the euro's crash testing safety). Innovations in packaging can be applied to EVs too.
     
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