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Re: Mazda MX-30 EV

Thu May 21, 2020 4:49 pm

Mazda MX-30 electric car production begins: Will it get the rotary range extender?
Still no news on plans for America
https://www.autoblog.com/2020/05/21/maz ... roduction/

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Re: Mazda MX-30 EV

Thu May 21, 2020 5:07 pm

Meh. I'd like to see an EV Miata.
I noticed you're still working with polymers.

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Re: Mazda MX-30 EV

Thu May 21, 2020 6:38 pm

Nubo wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 5:07 pm
Meh. I'd like to see an EV Miata.
Would you be ok with it being a one seater, or with it having a range of 80 miles?
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Re: Mazda MX-30 EV

Thu May 21, 2020 7:36 pm

LeftieBiker wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 6:38 pm
Nubo wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 5:07 pm
Meh. I'd like to see an EV Miata.
Would you be ok with it being a one seater, or with it having a range of 80 miles?
I don't see either as being necessary. Miata was a very lightweight car, even all-in with engine, transmission and fuel tank. People have been doing DIY Miata EV builds for many years even with Lead-acid packs. It's a popular donor vehicle. Modern batteries would make it compelling, I think, if Mazda would put as much art and earnestness into the design as they did with the original.
I noticed you're still working with polymers.

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