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post #1 of 10 Old 06-14-2008, 02:47 PM Thread Starter
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Thumbs up Diesel Hybrid...

Don't know if it has been posted yet or not... Hope not.. but it is VW new Diesel Hybrid that they may be coming out with... I couldn't imagine getting that kind of mpg out of any vechile that this thing is gonna be able to get kinda puts all of the other hybrids to shame

Revealed: Volkswagen's 69.9-MPG Diesel Hybrid | Autopia from Wired.com

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I'd roll in that ...
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Sounds like a good idea too me. I've thought for quite a while that a diesel electric hybrid would be awesome for delivery trucks and the like.



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I would drive that. Thats better milage then my Civic hybrid gets!

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I would drive that. Thats better milage then my Civic hybrid gets!
I know that's what I'm saying... alot of people are all talk about these new hybrids.. but they don't get any where close to 70mpg

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Wonder how the diesel engine will take to starting up and shutting down.


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good question but you would think that they will figure it out.. but you never know... they may not figure it out till after a year or two of it being out

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That's freaking cool. I'm with Mike Hickman; I wouldn't be ashamed to be seen in that! But with our luck, it will have a $45k price tag to go along with it...

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That's freaking cool. I'm with Mike Hickman; I wouldn't be ashamed to be seen in that! But with our luck, it will have a $45k price tag to go along with it...
What would be new LOL them suckers ..
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Sweet! A 74 horse 3-banger? with a 27 horse elec. motor and less CO2 than a prius?

Sure i'd drive that....wonder what the $$$ will be on it by the time it actually makes its way to the US?

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