how do you feel about electric performance cars?

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  1. 67Dart273

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    One simple answer: In order to support a magical "now we are all electric cars" world, and the coming increase, there simply is not enough lithium to do so. The recycle/ toxic/ pollution problems associated with lithium make current automotive pollution look like a hair in your soup
     
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    • Dicer

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      When I hear/read about electric cars, it reminds me of the time the wife and I was waiting to be boarded on a flight. The women in front of us were asking each other if they packed their “B.O.B.’s. lol
       
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      Mopar Sam Well Fed Member

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      The day I have to go to an electric car, I'm out. I'll buy a horse and buggy, Or maybe a team to pull me around in the sweptline.
       
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      I have to wonder what the range would be when it is -30 outside and you have to run the heater at full power.
       
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      • HiPoVALIANT

        HiPoVALIANT Death Before PRIUS! FABO Gold Member

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        • A56

          A56 MoParAffliction

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          "I'm giving it all it's got Capt'n" !!
           
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            A56 MoParAffliction

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            ….meanwhile the rich and shameless and their offspring will 1)continue to fly in their lear jets, 2) heat and cool their multi million dollar mansions and pools, 3) leave so many lights on that they can be seen from outer space and watch from their ivory towers the poor and what's left of the middle class struggle to find an outlet for their electric buggy. "Let 'em eat cake" -M.Antoinette. IMHO
             
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            • mbaird

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              Enough with the Trump Bashing
               
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              • DrEamer

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                So here is the deal, as someone who has been in the auto industry for the last eight years, this is not going away. The mandated CAFE standards are driving this, and unless the standard goes away, electric vehicles will be forced upon the public if they like it or not. The industry has too much money invested in development to back away from using it. That said, I think there is some cool things about electric, but I don't think we are prepared enough to be able to utilize them in large numbers regardless of what the government mandates.
                 
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                • 318willrun

                  318willrun Stomper 4x4... we kept energizer in business

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                  Whatever we spend our money on is what the market will chase.
                   
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                  • 318willrun

                    318willrun Stomper 4x4... we kept energizer in business

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                    when consumers start to learn/hear that it cost thousands (literally) to replace the batteries after 7-10 years, John Q. Public will run from it like it's the plague..... and the last 20% of the battery life will take longer to charge and wear down sooner. Like an old cell phone
                     
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                    • A56

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                      Assumptions unnecessary
                       
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                      • TrailBeast

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                        I don't mind the idea of electric cars so much as I dislike the current battery tech.
                        They need to last a lot longer on a charge to be competitive.
                        I don't see a thing wrong with having an electric for daily city driving though, where it's back home every day.
                         
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                        • GEO

                          GEO Sarcasm Inc.

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                          Saw the new electric camaro gm is building, Has a turbo 400 behind the electric motor with a two step. They said it was already turning 9.80's. I could go for that, silent death
                           
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                          • 67autocross

                            67autocross A new iron curtain drawn across the 49th parallel

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                            They will be trying to ban electric cars from racing in a few years... just like they did the hemi..
                             
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                              For
                              Electric
                              Cars
                              And
                              Liberals
                              FECAL
                               
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                              • Back in Time

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                                And what do Generators burn to produce electricity.. :)
                                 
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                                • Back in Time

                                  Back in Time Well-Known Member

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                                  The sound is the best part.
                                   
                                • A56

                                  A56 MoParAffliction

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                                  Thanks, perfect ,needed backup lol
                                   
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                                  • abdywgn

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                                    so where are the V8 rear wheel drive cars with manual steering and transmissions,roll-up windows,no A/C?
                                    when I ordered my truck in 2006,I was told that I ordered opposite of the way everybody else(majority) does. 7'bed,2wd,4-cylinder,5-speed,reg. cab. was told the short bed cab and a half,V6,auto,4wd was the sought after vehicle. BAH! sorry to rant, just my experience.
                                    so where is an affordable Hemi rwd 2-door? other than a truck?
                                     
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                                    • 318willrun

                                      318willrun Stomper 4x4... we kept energizer in business

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                                      Hemi RWD's 2 doors are everywhere.... Challenger ???? LOL Very sought after that is why they still ask 30k for a '15 Scat Pak.
                                       
                                    • abdywgn

                                      abdywgn dismantler

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                                      okay. but I meant affordable new car.
                                       
                                    • 318willrun

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                                      Whats a V6 Honda Accord or V6 Toyota Camry cost, 30K ??? 3 more will get ya in a R/T hemi.
                                       
                                    • abdywgn

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                                      but I want a V8 and rwd...
                                       
                                    • DrEamer

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                                      So whats next, the activist group FECAL Matters ?:lol:
                                       
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