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A 94 hp el. motor?! The i3 has a 170 hp one, the i8 has a 131 hp one, and this much larger and heavier (6,000 lbs +) vehicle only gets 94? Why even bother?
Looks like it will be similar to the Energi twins. 19 mile EV range, up to 75mph, but I would assume under pretty light acceleration.
 

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It is too little power, too much money, and too late.
 

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A 94 hp el. motor?! The i3 has a 170 hp one, the i8 has a 131 hp one, and this much larger and heavier (6,000 lbs +) vehicle only gets 94? Why even bother?
Its enough to have it cruise down the freeway at a steady speed, which would put a nice dent in fuel consumption.
 

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A 94 hp el. motor?! The i3 has a 170 hp one, the i8 has a 131 hp one, and this much larger and heavier (6,000 lbs +) vehicle only gets 94? Why even bother?
Because hybridization helps efficiency and plug-in also helps.

PiP is 14 miles NEDC, 11 blended EPA, So expect something like 15 EPA.

Maybe 8 kWh battery? Given the weight of this vehicle, you really wouldn't want to make too much power available in EV because you'd be hammering the battery under acceleration quite a lot.
 
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