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Old 05-09-2008, 05:48 PM
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Default if you drive and can afford it, you must get this! No joke!

It's called the Hydro-4000 and it will save you up to 60% on gas turning your car into a hybrid or better!

I saw this on the news last night. They hooked it up to their news truck after getting a tune-up and inflating the tires to the correct pressure. It took about a month for it to actually work but once it did, their truck went from 9 to 26 MPG!. Apparently, you just fill up a reservoir with water and hook it up to the car and drive away.

It'll run you about $1,200 USD to get but it pays for itself after a while and it'll be like gas doesn't cost what it did in the mid nineties!

Imagine hooking it up to a Prius which gets 48+ MPG? You'd get like 60+ MPG!

Doing my part to save the world and sticking it to big oil!
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Old 05-09-2008, 05:55 PM
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The 'news story' to back up the claim:

http://www.wptv.com/news/local/story...1-939c4bb13a28
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You know, that's a pretty smart invention right there.
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Wow, that's all I can say is, Wow!

I wonder why car maker GM is spending so many millions of dollars making a new Hybrid SUV, that will require a special fueling station, when all they have to do is use this device? Seems like a waste of GMs money.
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All I can say is that I am getting 1 of these..

http://www.aptera.com/

They hit the market August this year in California and should be nation wide within the next 6 or 7 years.

230 miles per gallon for the Gas/Electric Hybrid at 55 mph

320 mile range on the full electric at 55 mph

0-60 in under 10 seconds

top speed rated 85 Mph, actual test had it at 93 MPH

Not rated as a CAR, it is technically an enclosed motorcycle, so no helmet, lower insurance, no inspection, cheaper registration, and cheaper license to operate.

has a pretty good size trunk for most people and handles better than a Toyota Camery.

Always On climate control which operates off built in solar panel as well as its own independant battery system.

Full electric version starting at $26,000

Gas/Electric hybrid is $29,000

These are starting prices, by the time they go nation wide, the prices should be about $20,000 and $23,000 respectively.

I'm suprised that many of you have not heard about it.

The Aptera is going to be featured in the Star Trek movie according to Movie Spy and Spy Pictures.

With this car, I won't have to worry about my water bill going up.

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Old 05-09-2008, 08:07 PM
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Those are cool!

Can I strap my little one in the back seat?
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Old 05-09-2008, 08:24 PM
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Hmmmm, I would have sworn I have seen that car somewhere before.

I think it was on the quad of a University... maybe in San Fransisco?
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Those are cool!

Can I strap my little one in the back seat?
You sure can.. it is a 2.5 seater.. 2 adults and 1 child. A 4 seater design is in the works, but they want to get the commuter version out first and get national before production of the 4 seater.

Also for the full electric version.. Free electricity is on its way.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efCelx7qe_M

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All I can say is that I am getting 1 of these..

http://www.aptera.com/

They hit the market August this year in California and should be nation wide within the next 6 or 7 years.

230 miles per gallon for the Gas/Electric Hybrid at 55 mph

320 mile range on the full electric at 55 mph

0-60 in under 10 seconds

top speed rated 85 Mph, actual test had it at 93 MPH

Not rated as a CAR, it is technically an enclosed motorcycle, so no helmet, lower insurance, no inspection, cheaper registration, and cheaper license to operate.

has a pretty good size trunk for most people and handles better than a Toyota Camery.

Always On climate control which operates off built in solar panel as well as its own independant battery system.

Full electric version starting at $26,000

Gas/Electric hybrid is $29,000

These are starting prices, by the time they go nation wide, the prices should be about $20,000 and $23,000 respectively.

I'm suprised that many of you have not heard about it.

The Aptera is going to be featured in the Star Trek movie according to Movie Spy and Spy Pictures.

With this car, I won't have to worry about my water bill going up.

I would buy one of these just to drive to work everyday. My commute is about 60 miles roundtrip and this would be great! I can't imagine spending about $1/day to get to work. Unfortunateley I will have to wait till they get a high elevation model. I live at 5500 ft. and I work at 7500 ft.
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