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BmacIL
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Oct 23
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I was with you until this one. Not every vehicle over $60k is overpriced. In fact, there are lots that are that expensive or significantly more that literally are the technology test beds for future less-expensive cars. It’s not an automaker’s responsibility to cap the price of their vehicles. It’s an individual’s Read more

Oct 22
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“wE’rE gOiNg To ReInVeNt HoW cArS aRe MaDe!”
Can’t even design a bumper cover to stay attached. My career has been in engineering in this industry. This is laughable. 

Oct 6
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I’ve owned and daily driven a 2015 Mustang for 5.5 years. When I have test driven a few 6th gen Camaros and hopped back in my car, it’s startling how much more/better you can see in the Mustang. And that’s saying a lot, as the Mustang isn’t some beacon of visibility greatness itself. This is one of the things that’s Read more

Oct 6
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Yep, all valid points. In the near-term (10 or so years), commercial EVs will be almost solely buses and medium duty vocational vehicles (regional light pick-up/delivery, utility work, tow trucks, etc) that have a home base every night. EVs actually make sense in those spaces.

Oct 6
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If I could’ve shorted just that part of Tesla back in 2017, I would have. 

Oct 6
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Not to mention that batteries are very heavy and reduce the amount of freight that can be hauled by one tractor. It’ll be a long time for this segment of the commercial vehicle space. It just gets a lot of headlines because that’s what people see.

Oct 6
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I think your (and most of the nation’s) understanding of how polluting modern commercial vehicles are is not grounded by data. Most of these Class 8 tractors today get 8.5-9.5 mpg, which doesn’t sound like much, but at a typical 65,000-70,000 lb combined load, it absolutely is. Approaching or soon to be at 50% thermal Read more

Oct 6
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Got my years wrong. A 2.0T did win in 2018 and they were deep in the trophies last year.

Oct 6
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The 2019 CAM-C national solo championship car was a 2.0T 1LE Camaro amidst a field of mostly 5.0L+ NA or supercharged V8s. 

Oct 6
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But then you can’t see anything except straight forward, and you have a much bigger car that has no more usable space than a BRZ/86.

Oct 6
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A 2.4 or 2.5 NA might just be enough to get it out of its own way without accelerating at 9/10ths from every stop light.

Oct 6
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Couldn’t agree more. I loved pretty much everything about it except that torque curve. That singlehandedly killed the idea of buying one for me. I test drove two, but that was enough to conclude that it just wasn’t fun enough unless you were hooning it. 

Oct 5
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Mr. Porsche said the last car on earth will be the sports car.