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Old 02-18-2008, 10:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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New Prius 1/x

You think this will ever make to the US.

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The hybrid powertrain in the ultra-lightweight 1/X combines a home-rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack with a 500cc flexible-fuel engine in a system that is 1/4th of the total weight of the Prius powertrain. The result is a vehicle with the possibility of traveling more than 600 miles on a small four-gallon tank of fuel and achieving acceleration performance equivalent to that of the Prius.

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Too many exotic materials to make it cost effective unfortunately.

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