Source: World Car Fans
quote: hybrid doesnt mean that it is a fuel sipping crate on pram wheels.
quote: The electric motor makes more sense for a turbo engine car because it makes up for any lag, but most Tesla reviewers say that the the instant response is significant over even naturally aspirated cars, so I guess that's a reason.
quote: I'm betting more people simply don't like the show-offy attitude of people who buy cars like this.
quote: Whether or not this was his intention, it's very difficult to talk about "contemplating buying a $1.3 million car" so casually without sounding like you're showing off.
quote: I appreciate that. But others are correct. Know your audience. DT is a mix of people, but most are younger techies. When the discussion on cell phones degenerates into an argument over a $600 costing too much, me looking for a 1/4mil car does seem out of place. I get it.
quote: Honestly I was considering the 458 and the McLaren MP4. Both are similarly priced. I've driven the 458, but not the McLaren yet.