[LMB] NTITN: These are what was being driven around the streets of Vorbar Sultana while Miles was courting Ekaterin!

Jane Starr jane at starchak.ca
Sun Jan 9 17:26:07 GMT 2011


Quoting Katrina Allis <k.m.allis at gmail.com>:

>> http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/08/general-motors-takes-us-on-a-crazy-test-ride-in-the-en-v-electri/
>>
>> awed royce
>>
>> --
> They look pretty cool, but I'm not sure how that leaning forward/back
> sideways thing would work in the hills around Wellington...  Flat land and
> gentle rises, maybe, but if you're wanting to go forward up a steep hill -
> well, that's a fair amount of leaning forward to do then.  Yes, my urban
> environment has a lot of hills.  Mind, I wouldn't want to ride a sedgeway
> around Wellington, either.

They also don't look like they'd work well in snowy climes. My little  
Toyota Echo front wheel drive can barely manage it now, and all my  
husband's minis are parked for the winter (well, the ones that run,  
anyway). Incredibly cute, though, and I WANT one.

Jane

*******************************************
Jane Starr




More information about the Lois-Bujold mailing list