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Tesla semi and project conversions
Posted by Snowmobile [Email] (#686) [Profile/Gallery] (more from Snowmobile) on Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:47:57

In Reply to: You guys have two divergent arguments, Noel [Profile/Gallery] , Thu, 15 Feb 2018 08:59:04
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I believe Tesla is planning to produce a semi-truck for 2019.

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I don't see any reason that it should be hard to produce a minivan or wagon on a platform like Tesla's. It is more about getting a market that pays for it, and Tesla does have the ModelX which I think is their take on a MDX sort of vehicle. The model S appeals most to me.

FWIW, Prius manufacture started in 1997, so actually, there are 20 year old prii now! So it does technically compete with the last model years of the 9000 (sort of, not many prii exist from that far back, and none really outside of Japan prior to 2000).

To reconverge the old cheap cars and EV's, many people have turned $500 project cars into interesting EV creations. Lots of Porsches (maybe not $500 cars, but with a blown engine, can be cheap), subcompacts, etc. It struck me that a Fiero would be an excellent candidate for this... and apparently it is! see links below:

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However, to keep this about SAAB, here's a 96 EV:

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