The Electric Car Blues

While Detroit bumbles along sorta kinda exploring the idea of electric cars, check this out. This is easily one of the sexiest cars I've ever seen. It's looks can stand toe to to with the fabled Ferrari Daytona 365 GTB4, the Maserati Gran Turismo or the awe inspiring Audi R8. With a 260hp internal combustion engine mated to 981 lb/ft electric motors rated at total torque from 0 mph, we're talking about a launch experience that'll drain the blood from your eyeballs.  I shudder when I reflect on the Nissan Leaf next to this.  A people's cube vs. pure pheromonal rush. And yes, it's comparing organic apples to store bought apples. And comparing generic beer to the good stuff price wise. The Fisker Karma is a hybrid, while the Leaf is 100% electric. But the Karma does generate its own electric needs from its configuration, for at least 250 miles.  Then there's the newly announced Tesla S. (yes, I know they're PR-afflicted by their federal government association) But that is...(Read Full Article)

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