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Old 10-28-2010, 10:47 AM   #14
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RE: Electric bike by VW

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Marin wrote:" My main problem with the Prius and the reason I would never buy one is that it is just so incredibly butt-ugly "
I can't argue with that as I agree!

The Prius was the first hybrid to be designed from
the ground up as a hybrid.* Weight, aerodynamic drag, fuel economy, room for* four
people etc, really dictated its design. Most of the other hybrids are existing chassis
designs with a hybrid power plant. (They are too heavy, thus they don't achieve
the mpg that thePrius delivers.) Kinda like a kangaroo. Wierd looking animal but
well designed for its environment. (Sorry Peter)
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