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Old 07-29-2010, 12:33 AM   #61 (permalink)
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How old is that GM Ultralight? I remember seeing that in Demolition Man along with the GM Lean Machine. I would have no trouble driving one of those!

Seems like we've had the formula for fuel efficiency for years, but hold back because styling and Suburbian desires are at odds... ("Who Killed the Electric Car" rings a bell).

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Old 07-29-2010, 02:02 AM   #62 (permalink)
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How old is that GM Ultralight? I remember seeing that in Demolition Man along with the GM Lean Machine. I would have no trouble driving one of those!
Try driving that greenhouse-on-wheels in the sun...

That Toyota ES3 reminds me of CitroŽn's C2:

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How old is that GM Ultralight? I remember seeing that in Demolition Man along with the GM Lean Machine. I would have no trouble driving one of those!

Seems like we've had the formula for fuel efficiency for years, but hold back because styling and Suburbian desires are at odds... ("Who Killed the Electric Car" rings a bell).
I believe the Ultralite bowed in 1991.
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That van always reminds me of the Citroen Eole concept



Similar shape and idea but the Eole is lower.
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The CitroŽn has covered front wheels, too! Do they hinge out like the AeroCivic?



http://www.citroenet.org.uk/prototypes/eole/eole.html

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