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The green electric car I'd rock

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by Capt. Orygun, Apr 25, 2007.

  1. Capt. Orygun

    Capt. Orygun Win the Day

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    Capt. Orygun Win the Day

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    TheManRSW TheManRSW

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    Damn 0-60 in 4 seconds and a 13500rpm rev with a flat torque curve through almost 7 grand. That is siiiick.
     
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    Fully loaded for 100 grand. I'll take two.
     
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    Turbo&Auto Nick Go FAST!!

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    It looks hot too, rare for electric cars.
     
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    Capt. Orygun Win the Day

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    I know, the price sucks. But with more R&D it will become afforable, ask your parents what a VCR cost when it first came out
     
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    Capt. Orygun Win the Day

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    I know the price is steep, but think about the gas money you will save over the 100,000 mile battery life. Say you get 30 miles to the gallon=equals 3333 gallons of gas. 3333 gallons of gas at even a low price (2.75)=Close to 10g. So really it's as expensive as a nice luxury sports car that will 0-60 in four seconds. So I guess it's really only around 90g
     
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    If I had that kind of cash...I would get one as soon as they came out. They look awesome.
     
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    801CRX Got Rice?

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    Damn I would rock that too.
     
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    The Toyota Alessandro Volta:

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    Holy crap! Its a Toyota Gallardo.
     
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    some things to support and hurt your arguement here
    1. i can't think of a single car that will do 0-60 in 4 seconds and get 30 mpg
    2. gas price flux, gas could be 5 bucks a gallon next summer
    3. no factor for the cost of the electric you are using instead of gas

    i figured 15 mpg at $3 a gallon and you're saving 20K in gas costs alone
    if you push it to 10 mpg and $5 a gallon thats half the price of the car
    but elec prices usually rise with gas prices
     
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    I didn't dive into that much detail...but relevant points nonetheless.
     
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    I think it said it only takes around 4 hours to charge the battery...so it's not like a huge deal.
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    that graph is bullshit.

    power is a function of work/time, and as solved, 5250 rpms, power and torque cross.

    on that graph, its like 7500.

    utter BS.
     
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    Photoshop dyno there.

    ***edit*** the graph has HP in KW, so gotta do some math there. I just checked the HP at ~5000rpm, and its about 200hp.
     
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    Sabz5150 FALCON PUNCH!!!

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    I'd rock any car named Tesla.
     
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    I would buuy one if I had the money.......probably not to drive all the time only on days where I feel like letting my hair down.....LOL. More or less like a collection
     
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    you'd also install linux on it
     
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