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Old 07-14-2020, 06:06 PM   #21
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Yeah, but the 0-60 metric is still stupid. It makes a little more sense nowadays when comparing AWD cars, but still.

Our LR4 is technically as quick 0-60 as the Miata (6-7 seconds) which is slowish in 2020. But if you dare floor the LR4 (a very rare occurrence for me), it will move with enough authority to freak passengers out. Similarly, I can beat the Miata pretty hard on the street (and usually do), making it move pretty fast and faster than it really is.
Yeah it's an imperfect measurement for sure. Car and driver's 5-60 metric gives a better real world sense.
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Old 07-14-2020, 06:12 PM   #22
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Yeah, but the 0-60 metric is still stupid. It makes a little more sense nowadays when comparing AWD cars, but still.

Our LR4 is technically as quick 0-60 as the Miata (6-7 seconds) which is slowish in 2020. But if you dare floor the LR4 (a very rare occurrence for me), it will move with enough authority to freak passengers out. Similarly, I can beat the Miata pretty hard on the street (and usually do), making it move pretty fast and faster than it really is.

Okay. I have to admit that Iíll probably get the JL 4Xe when itís released this fall.

But it has to be 30mi range or better.
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Old 07-14-2020, 07:38 PM   #23
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Okay. I have to admit that Iíll probably get the JL 4Xe when itís released this fall.

But it has to be 30mi range or better.
If it does meet that spec (I doubt it), we could be slightly tempted as well.
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Old 07-14-2020, 08:03 PM   #24
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Yeah, but the 0-60 metric is still stupid. It makes a little more sense nowadays when comparing AWD cars, but still.

Our LR4 is technically as quick 0-60 as the Miata (6-7 seconds) which is slowish in 2020. But if you dare floor the LR4 (a very rare occurrence for me), it will move with enough authority to freak passengers out. Similarly, I can beat the Miata pretty hard on the street (and usually do), making it move pretty fast and faster than it really is.
I was driving home from an errand this afternoon behind an old-school Miata. It had a giant multipack of paper towels in the car and it filled up the whole back window (hot today so all convertible tops were upóincluding mine). Thatís dedication to a platform.
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Old 07-14-2020, 10:18 PM   #25
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If it does meet that spec (I doubt it), we could be slightly tempted as well.

Letís be honest. I want the Jeep 392. Or the diesel. Because. Bad ass.

But Iíll settle for the minivan based plugin system. Because 30mi range would save me TONs of gas money.
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Okay. I have to admit that Iíll probably get the JL 4Xe when itís released this fall.

But it has to be 30mi range or better.
Interesting...
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