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      03-24-2012, 02:35 PM   #72
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Why?
Because its a lot harder to balance acceleration, top speed, and efficiency with a small amount of gear ratios. Which would make it pointless to have a hybrid sports car. I'm not saying its impossible, but that news is a little discouraging.


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You would be sure if you had read the opening post or any of the replies that discussed the engine.
Whats up with the attitude? JasonCSU said "High torque diesel engines and electric motors don't necessarily need 8+ speed transmissions like their petrol engine counterparts." I was just saying that it dosn't have a diesel.