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Where’s the chemistry in electric

Consider the following image: Clarkson, in tight stonewashed leather waistcoat and not a lot else, over the bonnet of a Lamborghini Spyder. How does that picture make you feel? it make you feel hot? it get your crankshaft rotating? lap it up while you can.

Because the age of the car (not to mention the sexy is about to come to an end.

The of the imminent electric car revolution may not be for environmentalists. but it’s even for petrolheads. Look at this of cars handily rehashed by us web-types to accompany today’s Just look at it.

It’s a collection of cardboard on wheels. A collection of one-man that can go from 0-60 in half a minute. Oh and the Tesla At $100,000 a pop.

If the greenies and have their way (check out spiel from French automaker Lumeneo ) the box will be to stay. A box, with enough leg room for a 13-year-old on a growth spurt, possesses the virtue of using less thus making it easier to up – in just six hours! – and more to put to market using current cell batteries.

(There are plans, of course, for more powerful electric – but they will rely on that doesn’t exist or in the case of the Chevy Volt. technology that still a small four-cylinder petrol just in case the car drives than 40 miles.)

So if Arnold’s emissions enforcer Dan Sperling is and Vehicle electrification is inevitable , a lot of men will have to get used to no using their vehicle as a extension of their penis. Or a literal one. Though struggling to imagine how that work.

There’s also the interesting of freedom. Cars, or at least the of them, are built around of being able to drive off the yonder, leave your behind and explore new possibilities. they have come to for even more than for the individual and their ability to their rights against the .

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But what happens if your runs out halfway across 66? That might dull the edge somewhat. And while for systems of electric recharge are in the works, it’s difficult to how they might be implemented up one of those winding mountain so beloved of car ads.

Are we, as commenter rather hilariously put it underneath Guardian editorial. set for an epidemic of getting stuck with batteries all over the place and to be rescued?

It would certainly be striking and herald the death knell for the car as a not just of sex but of rebellion too. I would welcome and am excited by the that might arise it. I look forward to Vin Diesel with middle-eastern bad guys on the 45 bus to Venice beach. Or Kid Rock an album of hymns to the masculine of market gardening.

Or, indeed, Clarkson being out of a job.

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