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Old 03-04-2008, 09:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Old 03-04-2008, 09:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Wow.

First, I love that show - I've got the torrent for that episode and I hadn't even watched it yet.

I also watch Top Gear, but this is DEFINITELY NOT a Top Gear style review of an electric. Vicky reviews it pretty fairly, without being cute about it and turning it into a spectacle (something Clarkson wouldn't be able to resist ... though it would undoubtedly be entertaining).

I got a laugh out of the 0-30 city drag race though.
  • Smart EV: 5.7 seconds
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Old 03-04-2008, 09:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I love the plug in the cord and fire up the generator.
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Old 03-04-2008, 10:07 PM   #4 (permalink)
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My Citicar almost makes that speed -

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0-35 (anyone got an hourglass?)
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Old 03-04-2008, 10:27 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 03-05-2008, 12:19 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Thanks for the video. I wonder why the ev smart used the older body style?

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