Hybrid Technologies is officially selling electric Mini-Coopers! So, yes, you now can be on ojalafilms.com the road in a lithium-ion battery-powered automobile! Unfortunately, being the first generation, and a conversion car, it's not going to viagra fast be the best EV experience ever.
The car gets 100+ miles on a charge, has a top speed of 80 mph, takes 7-12 hours to charge and will live for roughly 1,500 charges. And, for all that, it'll cost you at least $65,000.
So, yeah, this baby isn't designed to usurp the internal combustion engine, but it is a lesson in what can be done. A year ago, when we first wrote about Hybrid Technologies' plan, the car would go 50% further, charge in half the time and cost $5,000 less. We'll have to wait and see if the upscale audience is really this interested in an EV. And if the major manufacturers can do better...for less.
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