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Old 09-30-2010, 03:07 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I guess it would be to much to ask for a plug-in model...

I have 450 Watts of solar panels, a 2Kw Pro sine inverter and the battery capacity in my yard with nothing to use it on... UGH!

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Old 09-30-2010, 06:52 PM   #12 (permalink)
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You can build a charger for its battery. Too bad it's only 0.5KWh or so, half as much as my car. Of course, there are ways to upgrade capacity, too. You may as well put *something* where the rear seats would normally go.
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Old 09-30-2010, 07:29 PM   #13 (permalink)
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You can build a charger for its battery. Too bad it's only 0.5KWh or so, half as much as my car. Of course, there are ways to upgrade capacity, too. You may as well put *something* where the rear seats would normally go.
That's what attracts me to these mini hatchback cars... roomy backseats!

I have been searching all day for 0-60 times... on Google

Anyone else have better luck?
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Old 09-30-2010, 08:28 PM   #14 (permalink)
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0-60 in 8.3?
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It is neither sporty nor eco (at least for what we expect of a hybrid). Why not actually make a super light car, aero, with 120-140hp. The efficiency that could be had with a turbo motor, good gearing, a light weight would make us happy, and the sportiness would meet some others' wants. More so than this machine. I guess it is just not for me.
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Old 09-30-2010, 09:13 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Honda CR-z getting 0-60 in 8.3 seconds does not sound very fun to me either.

Darn it!
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Old 09-30-2010, 09:36 PM   #16 (permalink)
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IMHO, it's dead sexy and the price is right for the college student, so I suspect they've hit on a winner, despite its shortfalls in both the power and hypermileage department. It's 100% better looking than a Prius and it gets a heck of a lot better mileage than an RSX or Civic SI.
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IMHO, it's dead sexy and the price is right for the college student, so I suspect they've hit on a winner, despite its shortfalls in both the power and hypermileage department. It's 100% better looking than a Prius and it gets a heck of a lot better mileage than an RSX or Civic SI.
Oh really?

Convince me with a low price... does it come with leather? That is the only element that would get my gf's in a nerd car. No one wants to ride in Prius for sure!

This is all I could when Googling on this subject... Its a Honda LOL!
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Old 09-30-2010, 11:38 PM   #18 (permalink)
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...but the window sticker plainly states: "...scantly-clad car washers not included."

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Old 10-21-2010, 05:21 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Hello -

They officially exist (to me, anyway). I saw one last week :





It's looks are growing on me (like a cyst?).

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Every review that I have read of the car states that this car is a massive fail - neither sporty npor fuel efficient.
I had high hopes for it though.

Anyone notice the actual size of of the quarter panel glass on the car ?
That is one huge blind spot !

Love the look of it . I wonder what the Cd actually is. My guess would be around .32 or worse. There are a lot of rounded edges on the rear of the car.

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