Cool electric car for David Yohn.

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  1. Carl V

    Carl V Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    917E3360-47B0-403B-BBA5-37C9A2593725.jpeg Just came across this in this months wine spectator. Probably old news for the lounj cognoscenti.
     
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    DYohn Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    The Fisker Karma was/is a nice vehicle. Not a very viable choice I don't think... at least not for me.
     
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    Carl V Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    Uh yeah, I just read the 2018 write up. It was not great. Mrrrly good and damned expensive for merely good. Sigh.
     
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    Fisker had gone bankrupt. If I recall correctly some of the cars suffered from spontaneous combustion disease! I guess a Chinese Company bought the assets and trying to bring the Karma back. I never liked the front grill though. Bit late to the game as well with Audi, Jaguar, BMW releasing all electric luxury vehicles. Also, sedans appears to have gone out of style replaced by small SUVs.
     
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    DYohn Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    polestar-1-4-980x620.jpg Check the design of the Polestar (Volvo) Their first vehicle is a hybrid (a very high performance hybrid) and they will eventually do electric too... much more my style if I wanted a coupe. But I am still looking forward to the Jaguar I-Pace
     
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    Carl V Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    My neighbor bought a Cadillac CT6 hybrid, this year. Got a decent deal. It’s a big sedan. 2 liter turbo with an electric motor. He considered the Volvo. But his e-range is good. And like the volt his gas engine is there to generate voltage. Nice interior. Decent handling. It’s not meant to be a street racer. He’s happy.
     
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    Carl V Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    That Volvo looks sweet.
     
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    Th Jag I-pace is already here, I think. 2019 Jaguar I-PACE - Our First All-Electric Car | Jaguar USA

    The Volvo looks sweet.
     
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    DYohn Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    Yep. They blew up on the port after Hurricane Sandy due to water damage I believe. I didn't see the final report.
     
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    JeffC Well-Known Member Donor

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    I bought an electric forklift motor and came pretty close to buying all the stuff to make my 65 ElCamino an "Electrictramino". I'm just not good enough with electricity. Would have needed Mike to come see me and help me hook it up. :smile:
     
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    Mike would put a Tesla coil in the back... :)
     
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    And not finish it. ;)
     
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    Wow, that's the first Volvo that I've liked the appearance of!

     
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    Carl V Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    3ACF6928-1357-49F3-A143-D2177837C998.jpeg This weekend’s WSJ had a good article about 2019 Hyundai Kona. Designlooks are pleasant. Nearly identical to its internal combustion model. It’s only gonna be marketed in California at first. Purely electric. Not hybrid.
     
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    Having driven a gas Kona, it's not on my list.
     
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    I always get a kick outta the artificial or enhanced engine noise. .... snicker,
     
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    Artificial engine noise? I hope that shit is optional.
     
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