the Prime's newest competitor

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  1. priuscatprimeguy

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    :D:rolleyes: don't see the competitor here :ROFLMAO:
     
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    lol, can you see grandma in front of you in this micro car going 15 MPH in a no passing zone?:p:D:LOL::ROFLMAO:
     
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    I can't see grandma in it at all! :LOL:
     
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    LOL yes I can :(
     
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    I guess we have vey different grandmas. Well, actually, in my case, the grandmas died quite a few decades back. But I don't think my mother-in-law would get in there on a bet. My mom would have. She'd try just about anything. LOL!
     
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    It can do 35mph, and is nearly perfect for running in town errands here. The posted limit for the main highway through town is 45mph. They do make larger taxi's and cargo haulers, with serial hybrid option. Plus various electric scooters, some faster than the Prime's top EV speed, a couple E-bikes, and an up coming motorcycle.

    WHAT MAKES A ZEV - Z Electric Vehicle Corporation
     
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    This and a Prime makes sense.
     
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    If the 2 wheels were up front it would be more stable and be more aero. (Tadpole)
     
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    I wouldn't be get caught dead in this thing..... It reminds me of Top gear.... they reviewed, nay made fun of a brand of trike car and demonstrated on multiple scenarios (all of them quite humorous) how easily it falls over.
     
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    Hey guys, this is our future:


    or ... is it just for women? :)
     
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    Wow! That looks like something that would take you to a fancy dinner at TACO BELL (think Demolition Man) :)
     
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    Or new Star Trek series ... of course, with flying capabilities (y)
     
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    Looks good enough to drive.

    love the demolition man reference.

    some random observations...

    HUDs look very nice
    no cupholders
    no glove box/storage bins
    seats don't look adjustable. or comfortable.
    Can we program the door signs to tell the tailgating jerks to back off?
    Don't like the blinking eye headlights gimmick
    saw the turning left sign several times, can it turn right also?
    hope you never get a flat in the rear tires
    recharge wire goes underneath - wireless recharge, or automatic hookup?

    it's only a concept, but it could well be a car of the future. and a car I would drive - or let drive me if it is really "automated"
     
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    And Honduras.
     
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    At 35mph or less, areo isn't as important. Stability is an issue, but it also one with 2 wheel vehicles. The 2 wheels at the rear allow more space for cargo, and it allows the company to use two hub wheels on their larger models.
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    But if you really want two wheels in the front, they make this.
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    ZEV makes electric and serial hybrid versions.
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