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#341 Stuart Galbraith

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Posted 10 September 2019 - 0206 AM

Restoring a DeLorean. Well, more a heavy overhaul, but its still interesting.

 


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#342 Panzermann

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Posted 11 September 2019 - 0201 AM

 

welll I guess soccer moms of the world rejoice?


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#343 Chris Werb

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Posted 12 September 2019 - 1402 PM

 

welll I guess soccer moms of the world rejoice?

 

Chinese soccer moms.


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Posted 12 September 2019 - 1426 PM

Japanese as well, at least in CA.


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#345 Panzermann

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Posted 12 September 2019 - 1752 PM

I thought Rover and Jaguar are  now owned by Tata from India?


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#346 Stuart Galbraith

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Posted 13 September 2019 - 0242 AM

They are, I think its more of a reference to where they will be sold. Well, as far as being built, its Slovakian, so Slovakian Soccer Mums will be positively buzzing. But credit to Landrover, the market for Discovery's and Range Rovers has probably filled the line up in the UK.

 

I think its nice, the only thing wrong with it is, its not built here.


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#347 Panzermann

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Posted 13 September 2019 - 0615 AM

They are, I think its more of a reference to where they will be sold. Well, as far as being built, its Slovakian, so Slovakian Soccer Mums will be positively buzzing. But credit to Landrover, the market for Discovery's and Range Rovers has probably filled the line up in the UK.

 

I think its nice, the only thing wrong with it is, its not built here.

 

Read some more about it, it is not a castrated SUV like so many others, but it can actually go cross country like the old Land Rover can. So there is that and I heard a price quoted of about 50.000 U$D. Which is quite low for a Land Rover, considering that the last of the old were sold for about the same and you got the  luxuries of a nineteenforties car basically.


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#348 Stuart Galbraith

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Posted 13 September 2019 - 0638 AM

Its a really nice design, Id be the first to admit it. I cant see the Army buying it though. :)


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Posted 16 September 2019 - 1617 PM

Its a really nice design, Id be the first to admit it. I cant see the Army buying it though. :)

 

Toyota Wars :D


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Posted 09 November 2019 - 0701 AM

https://www.youtube....h?v=2zS1SJhQSlQ 

 

last 10 seconds just breaks heart


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#351 Leo Niehorster

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Posted 10 November 2019 - 0350 AM

https://www.youtube....h?v=2zS1SJhQSlQ

 

last 10 seconds just breaks heart

Good riddance to bad trash. :P


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#352 MiloMorai

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Posted 10 November 2019 - 0408 AM

I agree Leo. :D


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Posted 10 November 2019 - 0934 AM

i´d give a left foot for one of these.  not my own, of course, but still i find it one of the coolest cars ever. 


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#354 Ivanhoe

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Posted 10 November 2019 - 1144 AM

And perfect for that movie sequence.


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#355 Ivanhoe

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Posted 10 November 2019 - 1149 AM


So... electric motorcycles. Where I live, electric cars ain't happening. Zero charging stations, electricity is pretty expensive on a $/kWh basis.

On the other hand, I am seeing various electric bikes that look fairly practical. Ignoring the safety aspects, an electric bike with 100 mile range would be practical for me if the price point weren't too bad.

Not a primary vehicle by any means, but if it could do freeway speeds for 10 miles, I could use it on my daily commute. Which implies there are quite a few folks in the US of A and Canada that would also find them practical.

What does the hive mind think?
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#356 RETAC21

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Posted 10 November 2019 - 1548 PM

The car you want

 

https://www.youtube....eature=emb_logo


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Posted 10 November 2019 - 1549 PM

So... electric motorcycles. Where I live, electric cars ain't happening. Zero charging stations, electricity is pretty expensive on a $/kWh basis.

On the other hand, I am seeing various electric bikes that look fairly practical. Ignoring the safety aspects, an electric bike with 100 mile range would be practical for me if the price point weren't too bad.

Not a primary vehicle by any means, but if it could do freeway speeds for 10 miles, I could use it on my daily commute. Which implies there are quite a few folks in the US of A and Canada that would also find them practical.

What does the hive mind think?

 

Hybrids are the way to go right now. Forces by my pay package, I moved from diesel to hybrid on what was the same platform (Toyota Avensis to Lexus IS300) and I am not looking back. For electrics, range and infrastructure are still too short.


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#358 Leo Niehorster

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Posted 10 November 2019 - 1552 PM

A bit difficult to park once you get to your destination. :wacko:


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#359 Panzermann

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Posted 10 November 2019 - 1622 PM

 

So... electric motorcycles. Where I live, electric cars ain't happening. Zero charging stations, electricity is pretty expensive on a $/kWh basis.

On the other hand, I am seeing various electric bikes that look fairly practical. Ignoring the safety aspects, an electric bike with 100 mile range would be practical for me if the price point weren't too bad.

Not a primary vehicle by any means, but if it could do freeway speeds for 10 miles, I could use it on my daily commute. Which implies there are quite a few folks in the US of A and Canada that would also find them practical.

What does the hive mind think?

 

Hybrids are the way to go right now. Forces by my pay package, I moved from diesel to hybrid on what was the same platform (Toyota Avensis to Lexus IS300) and I am not looking back. For electrics, range and infrastructure are still too short.

 

 

When you can charge at home and your usual destination all electric is fine IMHO. Also much less complex than a hybrid. But what type of electric bike Ivanhoe might buy I have no idea.

 

 

If he was living in Berlin I would tell him to buy a Renault Twizy, because over the first few years he gets paid effectively 120€ by the city, because the subsidies for electric cars in sum total is more than the Twizy costs. :D


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#360 Ivanhoe

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Posted 10 November 2019 - 1940 PM

I would need to mount a faux minigun (or not-so-faux) on that thing, in order to maintain some semblance of masculinity. Or golf clubs.

 

This is what I had in mind;

 

https://www.zeromoto...les.com/zero-s/

 

problem is, 89 mile range in town, 45 on highway. and 11 grand.


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