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Drako GTE - Electric 4-dr Supercar 1,200 hp / 6,491 lb ft tq

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  1. m5shiv

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    Thank you Andrew.

    To build 500 cars, that's very difficult to come from nowhere and do that, even with large amounts of money. There has been a lot of hype, billions spent and no volume except Tesla.

    I think you are probably right about lap time.
     
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    I don't believe Jay will be putting an order in for this one. Less than impressed with the "hot-rodded' Fisker Karma.
    At 3:00 "Not sure exactly what the future will bring." Not a great business plan :eek:


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    #28 BJK, Jan 27, 2020
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    This cars key feature is the independent motor at each wheel for turning/rotating, yet it isn't barely mentioned in the test drive (never mind demonstrated).
    Also, it's single gear, top speed bias (206 mph), hurts 'normal' speed range acceleration.
    At 21:10 the guy tries to explain why it only has a single gear. For a $100k Tesla Model S Performance that's fine, but for a $1.3 mil 'supercar', not so much.

    The $110k (?) Porsche Taycan has a 2-speed trans.
    https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a28903274/porsche-taycan-transmission/
     
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    wonder what darko guy thinks of this video now. cant be pleased. $1.3m and jay doesn't seem impressed. whole purpose of the car is to have 4 wheel vectoring and jay doesn't mention how it drives other than doesn't seem that fast. and how does jay not know its based on a fisker? that really surprised me.
     
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  6. m5shiv

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    Did you see where we were driving ? Surface streets around Burbank with Jay waving to everyone including the CHP.

    I don't know if you saw the earlier video at the airstrip.


     
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    How could that not seem fast....?
     
  9. 95spiderman

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    that looks more impressive than jays review. what are the #'s for that race? need to know if teslas #'s correspond to other tesla tests stats. was it 1/4 or 1/2 mi? etc.
     
  10. 95spiderman

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    that was launch and jay was from a roll with no transmission?
     
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  13. 95spiderman

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    Balboni is the right guy for job. I met him and got ride around at murci launch. Great driver and car guy
     
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    very cool!
     
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  16. m5shiv

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    Thanks Jeff
     
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    Thanks @95spiderman
     
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    Great attempt and totally unrealistic pricing.
    Especially in light of new product coming soon from Tesla (Plaid) and Lucid Air Dream Edition, both over 1000hp, mid $100k pricing.
    Lucid Performance coming next Fall with 1300+ hp.
     
  19. m5shiv

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    Neither of those are quad motor. Power is commodity now.
     
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    i think the only other quad motor in pipeline is the lotus and if they think its worth doing, i bet it really will be a game changer.
     
  21. m5shiv

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    Let's go, American Muscle leading the way forward ! The more the merrier.
     

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