Take a look back at the 2014-2016 Cadillac ELR, based on the Chevrolet Volt, (NOT Bolt), extended range architecture. It's a true coupe, visually beautiful throughout, so practicality as a cargo hauler and multiple people mover is...umm...limited. Unfortunately, it is understated to say that it didn't sell well, meeting its demise prior to the Volt. I was fortunate enough to obtain a "Certified" 2016 model when it was two model years old. It offers the best of both worlds: The 33 miles of full-electric range is adequate for most daily usage and the on-board range-extending generator eliminates any anxiety beyond finding a gas station somewhere if I choose to drive the backroads beyond the charging station corridors. It has exciting styling, offers practical everyday electric driving and unlimited range on fossil fuel when needed. To me, that is not a compromise. It is the perfect combination.
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"Nightwind" 1969 Corvette coupe in St Petersburg, Florida. This is the first car I ever purchased "new", ordered from the factory with a 390 HP 427 engine and 4-speed. I designed all changes and performed most of them myself, including the bodywork. It is now powered by an all-aluminum 479 CID supercharged and fuel injected big block, backed by a Richmond 6-speed manual trans. www.NightwindVette.com
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