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Offline jockywilson11

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Here's what the C5 could have been
« on: 20, April, 2012 - 07:15:55 »

Offline radiomarty

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Re: Here's what the C5 could have been
« Reply #1 on: 20, April, 2012 - 07:49:15 »
Like that looks fun - must admit though I would really like one of those Renault Twizy - Saw Otis driving one at the Gadget Show live and they are very nice - wife say's I would look a numpty in one but I just don't care I HAVE to have one  :) ;)

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Re: Here's what the C5 could have been
« Reply #2 on: 20, April, 2012 - 08:18:31 »
That looks like something out of Star Wars!  8)
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Re: Here's what the C5 could have been
« Reply #3 on: 20, April, 2012 - 08:34:03 »
If they try to sell them over here I wonder how much they will cost ? They are a similar concept to my old mini-el , just simplified which is a good thing !

As fantastic as the Twizy is they're so expensive it puts me off.

Offline jockywilson11

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Re: Here's what the C5 could have been
« Reply #4 on: 20, April, 2012 - 13:34:59 »
Yep,

the twizzy looks ace, but like the C5 it's open to the elements so won't be much fun in the winter.

See what Cryten thinks :-) www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfQ8F_mfF6E
 

And at Nearly £7K I think I would at least want to be dry !


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Re: Here's what the C5 could have been
« Reply #5 on: 20, April, 2012 - 14:07:13 »
What would you need to drive one in the uk - might be worth getting one over here and seeing if they will sell.
$600 is only £370 plus transporting and I'm sure they'd sell for much more.
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Re: Here's what the C5 could have been
« Reply #6 on: 20, April, 2012 - 19:47:28 »
@£370 I would have one, even if made in China. Good to see a major world polluter thinking like this. Regarding the Twizzy ( is it the Renault thing ? ) You have to lease the batteries ,you only buy the car. So other expenses lay ahead.

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Re: Here's what the C5 could have been
« Reply #7 on: 20, April, 2012 - 19:51:11 »
Agreed. I'd have one, now lets see about importing one...

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Re: Here's what the C5 could have been
« Reply #8 on: 20, April, 2012 - 19:51:33 »
or 10 :)

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Re: Here's what the C5 could have been
« Reply #9 on: 20, April, 2012 - 19:53:04 »
Hey if this can get enough support, share a container. Im in  :D

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Re: Here's what the C5 could have been
« Reply #10 on: 21, April, 2012 - 08:41:39 »
Looks interesting, not sure what it would be registered in uk as. Looks to heavy and to fast for any kind of electric bike / tricycle ala c5. Would guess it would need msva or something. Could put more volts through it and go to aer  8)

Like the twizy concept but the leasing batteries is the killer, especially as its got no heater / windows so wouldn't be my first choice on a cold winters day! 

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Re: Here's what the C5 could have been
« Reply #11 on: 21, April, 2012 - 13:14:11 »
I have been looking at the twizy, but untill they have lockable doors and windows I wont get one.  The company my wife works for has just delivered 170 to dealers in the UK.

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Re: Here's what the C5 could have been
« Reply #12 on: 21, April, 2012 - 15:17:21 »