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Old 08-14-2019, 01:00 PM   #49 (permalink)
oil pan 4
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I'm good with waiting and finding out.
They have promised hub motors that don't exist and efficiency no one thinks is possible.
At this point I will be surprised if they build it at all.
I'm expecting a more pedestrian version that doesn't use hub motors and gets the equivalent of less than 300 mpg when a normal person drives it outside in the real world.
The 400mpge number will likely remain a parlor trick that can't be reproduced outside a controlled environment.
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