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smoothcrim
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the nsx hybrid package is battery driven motors, 1 per front wheel. with an engine in the back, I can't see how the vette would do it any different. with an ohv NA engine, there's no notion of torque fill. seems like they're targeting the nsx, turbo s, and gtr. I'm excited by all of it

4/28/2020 1:01:40 PM

TKE-Teg
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For the Zora, yeah that's gonna be the case.

The Grand Sport? Heck no - obviously they're not adding 500 lb of crap to gain 100 hp.

4/28/2020 3:26:25 PM

smoothcrim
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that's exactly what they did in the nsx. its less the total power addition and more the torque vectoring and the fill of areas under peak torque curves. I suppose they could do something like KERS where they replace the flywheel with an electric motor, but the weight for all of this comes from the batteries more than the motors so I'm not sure the advantage of adding 65% of the weight for 25% of the benefit vs an awd system

4/29/2020 10:16:12 AM

TKE-Teg
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Finally saw one in person. Downtown on Martin Street last weekend.

Also a Huracan and 570S (not together). Guess people wanted to cruise in their nice cars on that beautiful day haha.

5/19/2020 9:54:37 AM

tchenku
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^did you think it looked nice in person?

I've yet to see one but I'm in the "looks like a generic Hot Wheels/GTA car" crowd.

5/27/2020 4:00:27 PM

smoothcrim
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I've seen a few in person. The front end looks really busy with all the extra plastic in the grill. I think the back looks bad from almost any angle, with or without the spoiler, but the 3/4 view looks good. I'll still probably get the z06/grandsport

5/27/2020 5:47:22 PM

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