What do you think?

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  1. fixthedoor

    fixthedoor Well-Known Member

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    Will this current fad of electric cars, hybrids and everything in between become a trend that will rival our beloved gasoline engines? Or will current advancements making it to the production line, such as direct gasoline induction, allow our engines to thrive with better power and mileage?
     
  2. Matt94GT

    Matt94GT Well-Known Member SN95 Supporter Retired Staff

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    yes. electric will take over, im thinking hydrogen. they made a electric car with like 450hp and tops out at 350mph. crazy but super gay lol.
     
  3. Dalamar

    Dalamar Well-Known Member SN95 Supporter Retired Staff

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    That's a tough call,
    depends on how greedy the oil tycoons are I guess.

    I think they will get more popular, but not take over.
    I think lighter cars, and more efficient engines - like diesels, or
    4 cylinder's with turbo's will become more standard.

    Plus with the economy growing, luxury cars are the norm, when it swings the other way,
    it could be just like the late 70's again... :(
     
  4. Peter

    Peter Well-Known Member

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    I think as technology advances new hybrids will come out it only makes sense because it saves so much money and with the way our oil reserves are being used up I dont see gas/diesel powered cars being most makers flagship cars for to much longer.
     
  5. NITROUSINJECTED

    NITROUSINJECTED Well-Known Member

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    i think the whole u.s and world need to do a ression. its ironic when we have doctors saving peoples lives making less than some one who plays a sport. :nonono: what is wrong with that picture. my mom is a doctor and she makes damn good money and all but it cant hold a candle to what celebs make i mean come on. as soon as the world realizes that i think it will all come out in the end. i mean look at all the car manufacters letting off all these people
     
  6. Matt94GT

    Matt94GT Well-Known Member SN95 Supporter Retired Staff

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    it will wreck our ecomony thats for sure if electric cars do come around. not that us Canadians arnt giving our oil away to you Americans as it is lol.
     
  7. STNG_96

    STNG_96 Well-Known Member

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    I dont thing gasoline cars will ever be completely gone, but I do think that alternative fuel vehicles will become dominant.
     
  8. Lightning Struck

    Lightning Struck Well-Known Member

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    its too depressing to think about :'(
     
  9. NITROUSINJECTED

    NITROUSINJECTED Well-Known Member

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    no shit its depressing but i think it will all turn out in the end
     
  10. Lightning Struck

    Lightning Struck Well-Known Member

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    thats true ;)
     
  11. sn98gt

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    I dont think we'll see the demise of gasoline cars ever... theres too many gearheads and WAY to large of an aftermarket for it to just dissapear... ther'll be gas powered cars untill the last drop of the stuff is used up ;) but electric/hybrid cars will become more popular.