Torquenews compares Prius Prime to BMW i3-REx

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    those are great i suppose, but should i care as i'm rising out my $48,000.?:p
     
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    I think you can opt out a F150 to close to that amount, and others start around that price, and the few that have a plug or are even a hybrid are much more.

    The i3's contribution to automotive history isn't in being a plug in, but in being the first mass produced, affordable carbon fiber car.
     
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    exactly. some may care to fund their r&d, i prefer to get more bang for my buck. i'm funding enough r&d just buying alt fuel vehicles.
     
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    Kind in mind what Toyota got when BMW partnered with them for fuel cell technology.
    Access to BMW's carbon fiber manufacturing know how.
     
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    okay, but it still doesn't matter to my wallet. to the world, maybe.
     
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    If this speculation is at all valid. Just a speculation.
     
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    not a fact?
     
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    It might have made the Prime hatch economic enough for Toyota to use as opposed to sticking with aluminum.
     
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    The speculation?
     
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    i would have preferred aluminum and regular glass. new version does nothing for me. and then they could remove the guppy gills to make up the aerodynamics.
     
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    It definitely seems to improve the view out the rear a bit.
     
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    i hope so, but i wouldn't pay 48k for that.:p
     
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