What’s more significant, however, is the Bolt EV makes a solid value case even against conventional small cars. In terms of its performance levels, the Bolt EV is not that far off a PDK-equipped Golf GTI; only 0.4 second slower to 60 mph and over the quarter mile. And after the rebate is taken into consideration, it’s basically the same price. “Range is no longer the limiting factor, and price has been taken out of the equation,” Ed Loh said. “The primary barriers have fallen away, and it’s getting tougher to find use cases for which the Bolt EV cannot work.”
Then the slings and arrows started flying at the Prius’ styling. “Looks like an animal in the wild that isn’t venomous but really wants to appear venomous.According to MT, several candidates were "no show". One was the Prius Prime!
"There also were no-shows with no explanation, as well as concurrent large-scale press events for the Porsche 718, Toyota Prius Prime PHEV, Infiniti Q60, and Smart Fortwo that ate up the national allocation of press cars. (A plea to makers of genuinely wonderful 2018-model cars: Please keep at least one unit available during the second half of September.) And scheduled production for five more models had yet to start. After those casualties, we had narrowed our field to 25 contenders with 34 variants."
I hear pitchforks already getting retrieved. LolI couldn't help myself... I posted over there