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Ugly car is ugly.
I hate Tesla. Electric cars have no place in society. All they are doing is converting emissions from an exhaust pipe to the power stations. Electric is no different tl burning fossil fuels.....burning fossil fuels is how we get a large majority of our energy anyway. Just wish people weren't so stupid and didn't buy into this electric car crap. Just give me a nice sounding flat 6 and be done with it. Electric cars are not fun, part of the enjoyment of cars is hearing the engine rev up. Doesn't happen with electric.

Good thing they didn't just reinstate the ability to build nuclear reactors... argument... invalid... rolleyes.gif
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It will also run out of batteries and leave you astray.
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Ugly car is ugly.
I hate Tesla. Electric cars have no place in society. All they are doing is converting emissions from an exhaust pipe to the power stations. Electric is no different tl burning fossil fuels.....burning fossil fuels is how we get a large majority of our energy anyway. Just wish people weren't so stupid and didn't buy into this electric car crap. Just give me a nice sounding flat 6 and be done with it. Electric cars are not fun, part of the enjoyment of cars is hearing the engine rev up. Doesn't happen with electric.

If the power stations are nuclear powered then you're reducing an oil dependency, and arguably nuclear power is much cleaner when done right, like through thorium. Also not having to stop at a "gas" station except when traveling far from home would be nice, just pay your electric bill and you're set. You also cannot have regenerative braking without batteries and an electric motor. The batteries are the worst part though, those definitely have an environmental impact.
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It will also run out of batteries and leave you astray.

Good thing it is impossible to run out of gas... argument... invalid... yet again... rolleyes.gif
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Ugh...delete me (dupe post).
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Hell, my sportster will beat a Porsche 0-60...
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post #27 of 198
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Hydrogen please, I don't want a car with a couple thousand batteries wired together. Jeez, pay a premium for a car, only to have to take care of it like a newborn. No thanks, diesel range rover please!

Hydrogen? If you were involved in a mild accident there would be nothing left of you other then a charred mark on the road.

No thanks I would rather stick with babysitting an electric car, at least until they can safely produce a hydrogen container that withstand anything short of a nuclear blast. thumb.gif
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Are those suicide doors?!
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Woah, what kind of racing are you doing where a 0-60 time dosn't matter? And the only reason a 911 would take it on a track is Lower Center of Gravity..... ITS AN SUV!

0-60 doesn't matter in most types of racing. Drag racing, possibly, but other than that it really doesn't. Most circuit racing takes place at speeds above 60 mph and doesn't feature repeated launches from a standstill.

A huge part of 0-60 time is gearing anyway. Not really indicative of overall performance.
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Are those suicide doors?!

No, suicide doors are a lot like your normal everyday door. Except the doors open from the other end.
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