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Old 02-14-2008, 04:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Video: um... electric, submersible Lotus Elise. No, really.


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Old 02-14-2008, 08:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That's one way to wash your upholstery.
I wonder 2 things:
1 - is it rust-proof?
2 - If it breaks down under water then does it come with deployable floats?
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Old 02-14-2008, 08:06 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Well, I know the body is composite. Anyway, I don't think they're going to be retailing these things, so...
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Old 02-14-2008, 09:17 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Elise's are made of very large rectangular "tubes" of extruded aluminum that are epoxied together.

So even though they aren't composite, they still won't rust.


And that video just blew my mind.
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You would think a hard top would make a better submarine. Then you could stay dry while underwater!
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woohoo

I was expecting Bond, James Bond.
He really should start patenting all his (Q's) inventions.
Personal Watercraft (SkiDoo) were designed after "The Spy Who Loved Me"
Now a working underwater car. Guess what?
Same Movie.
I gotta watch it again and see what ideas I can get to patent.
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Old 02-15-2008, 12:06 PM   #7 (permalink)
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OK, I'm impressed
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I still wonder... if it breaks down under water, how do you get a tow truck to it?
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um...yea....I'm not sure I have anything witty to say about that...

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