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Old 07-06-2009, 09:04 PM   #19 (permalink)
Daox
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To be honest, its really not that useful. I did take it for a spin just to make sure it worked and I just ran around the block and drained the hybrid pack enough to kick the gas engine back on. It is nice for moving the car around in a parking lot, or in a driveway when you don't want to fire up the engine. The max range you can go is about 2 miles and then you pay the price with the gas engine since that and braking is the only way to charge the pack back up.
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