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It is a concept. I think it'll look a lot more normal than that, and hopefully will be that size, which will be much more useful to a lot of folks. I love my Volt but I would love it to be bigger, even if it meant a little less range....


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I LIKE it, which is why I'll probably never see it at my dealer. Just seems to work out that way most of the time, with the exception of the car I have now.




Chevy just doesn't have the stones to produce sweetheart cars like this that might steal away Camaro/Corvette buyers.
 

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Concept cars are always described as if they—and their wonderful features and capabilities—actually existed. I'll believe it when they show the production car and with specs and pricing. GM is pretty good at showing that they could create a compelling style if they really wanted to. But by the time the production vehicle arrives it's a watered down version lacking much of what made the concept standout.
 

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I like it too. It's not so different than the Lexus NX, RX models. Have to wonder if it's so far from production, they've been working this one for some time. Bolt battery (or half Bolt battery), with Voltec drivetrain?
 

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I like it as well. The grill looks fine to me, I'm probably forcing this a bit when I say that on either side of the bow tie badge I see two letters, S - O then the bow tie U - L. I'll chalk that interpretation up to an acid flashback.
 

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It's not nearly as ugly as Toyotas or Lexii. My solution is to plastidip the entire car deep midnight purple, including that ugly mouth. I want one, please make it, AWD for $40K
 

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I really want one, make it cost less than 50k well equipped and I would buy one. 40k would be better. I really like it.
 

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I really want one, make it cost less than 50k well equipped and I would buy one. 40k would be better. I really like it.
I want one too. The real question is whether GM can beat the Jaguar iPACE to the showroom floor, and is there anyone else out there with their own surprise in the works.
 

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Concept cars are always described as if they—and their wonderful features and capabilities—actually existed. I'll believe it when they show the production car and with specs and pricing. GM is pretty good at showing that they could create a compelling style if they really wanted to. But by the time the production vehicle arrives it's a watered down version lacking much of what made the concept standout.
I agree. Look at the Bolt concept. That had some wow features. The production version not as much, especially in the styling.
I like this concept and like the size of the vehicle too. This would be a good seller if priced right and marketed. Let s hope GM has the desire to see it thru.
That said I think the time is very close where Chevy must have a plugin SUV. This concept may be too late if 2 years out.
 

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Not only is it very attractive, it follows a lot of Chevys design language so I could see something similar being built…Look at a Camaro and even the Volt, this concept uses of a lot of their design...

I’d take a Vegas bet there will be an ICE version built…The PHEV leaves a lot of question marks, will it be built at all? Will it be sold in the States? Will it be affordable compared to the ICE or could you get the ICE AWD version for $29,995 while the PHEV with FWD only and manual seats is $65K?
 

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I LOVE it. If it had 40 EV miles, 40 MPG and AWD option, wooooooooooooo, Chevy would kill with this in the crossover segment.
 

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What we're seeing now that the Bolt has been out in Cali, where half of all EVs are sold is that it's still being beat by cheaper Prime and Leaf despite its lower range...So while 30, 40, 50, 75 miles of range may work for you, it may not for sales if the price is high...If you can get the thing to $29,995 even if it only gets 25 miles of range, GM would sell a lot more than if they got to 75 miles of range at $39,995...
 

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What we're seeing now that the Bolt has been out in Cali, where half of all EVs are sold is that it's still being beat by cheaper Prime and Leaf despite its lower range...So while 30, 40, 50, 75 miles of range may work for you, it may not for sales if the price is high...If you can get the thing to $29,995 even if it only gets 25 miles of range, GM would sell a lot more than if they got to 75 miles of range at $39,995...
Doesn't necessarily need to be all or nothing. They could offer a modular pack such that you could advertise the rock-bottom price but show them that for $x more you can double/triple the EV range (and make it easily accessible as a dealer add on post-sale for those who inevitably want more after they've had a taste)
i.e. We can match that silly Toy on specs and price, or we can also do it 3x better. I'll be here when you come back for more.
 

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I like it. Would definitely buy to replace my 2012 Volt, Needs to be end 2018 or there will be other tempting options.

Hopefully it gets a bit softer in front during production design. I'm assuming the suicide doors are for the concept show?

And definitely at least 50 miles in electric range.
 

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I like it. Would definitely buy to replace my 2012 Volt, Needs to be end 2018 or there will be other tempting options.

Hopefully it gets a bit softer in front during production design. I'm assuming the suicide doors are for the concept show?

And definitely at least 50 miles in electric range.
Are you exceeding your current Volt's range by 10-15 miles exactly on a regular basis?
 

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Fairly regularly and usually by an odd 2-3-5 miles type thing, but then I also take my truck on any trips I have doubt. I prefer my truck on ICE. My wife's BMW I3 REX is another data point that tells me 50 would be my sweet spot....

One thing I have noticed with the Bolt on Voltstats, number is averaging closer to 55 miles PVPD, not 40 miles which researchers had been touting. I think GM discovered this with the G1 Volt and carefully pushed the G2 to match that number. Not an accident IMHO.
 
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