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Official reveal of the Chevrolet Volt

General Motors released full details of its game changing car today, the Volt.  Among the specs given are:

  • Seats 4
  • Range of 40 miles on electric charge, 400 miles with gas generator to charge batteries
  • Top speed of 100 MPH
  • Equivalent 150 HP
  • Can be plugged in standard 120v/240v household outlets
  • Touch screen navigation, climate control, and music controls

Official press release here

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Posted in Chevrolet, Electric on 09-16-08
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Comment by Henry Tremot
2008-09-17 09:49:32

Thats pretty exciting news. Although I wish the body would have been more like the concept, I like the performance specs and range.

Comment by MikeM
2008-09-17 09:50:05

Where can I order one!

Comment by Trailboss
2008-09-17 19:15:21

It looks a bit like the Chevy Malibu. Oh well, looks aren’t as important as me buzzing past the gas station on full electric power.

Comment by EgenMike
2008-09-18 01:23:00

I actually like the production design more than the concept. I don’t think they could have ever pulled that off for a mass produced car.

Comment by Jim C
2008-09-19 22:09:22

Its ok, remember you aren’t buying a revolutionary car like this for its body, but for the internals.

2008-12-04 12:19:15

[...] of 8.5 seconds. The price will be from $40,000-$45,000, which is right in the expected price of the Volt, and undercuts the Tesla S sedan by [...]

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