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Old 11-18-2010, 02:00 PM   #5 (permalink)
bennelson
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Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
And a grill block, too!
Yeah, no really good reason for an EV to have a grill. I went to a car show a while back, which had some old rear-engine cars there. None of them had any grills at all. It was really unusual-looking to me.

The Tesla Roadster doesn't have a "grill", but does have an airscoop and MASSIVE radiator for the air conditioning and power electronics cooling.

OK, I suppose a little grill for the AC is all right.
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