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Swedes slaughter Norwegian electric car. Receives lowest score ever in history of magazine. According to Ny Teknik, the latest issue of the Swedish motoring magazine Teknikens Värld” awarded the Norwegian contender 34 out of a possible 100 points, writes aftenposten.no A Heath-Robinson solution? Whether or not the car is up to much aesthetically is for the motorist to decide, but the magazine doesn’t feel that 332,000 Swedish kroner is worth the money for a car that emits a lot of noise, is constructed poorly, and could have been put together by a D.I.Y. enthusiast at home. Apparently, a Volvo V70 costs 70,000 less.Unusual

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Swedes slaughter Norwegian electric car

Published on Friday, 5th June, 2009 at 19:32 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

Receives lowest score ever in history of magazine.

TH!NK City car
TH!NK City car
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According to Ny Teknik, the latest issue of the Swedish motoring magazine Teknikens Värld” awarded the Norwegian contender 34 out of a possible 100 points, writes aftenposten.no

A Heath-Robinson solution?

Whether or not the car is up to much aesthetically is for the motorist to decide, but the magazine doesn’t feel that 332,000 Swedish kroner is worth the money for a car that emits a lot of noise, is constructed poorly, and could have been put together by a D.I.Y. enthusiast at home. Apparently, a Volvo V70 costs 70,000 less.

Unusual

Katinka von der Lippe, Think’s director of design and product planning is surprised.

“It’s seldom that we receive negative feedback. On average, there are many positive comments that come from every country where Think City is now being driven” she tells Teknisk Ukeblad.

Although the car has not been tested by EuroNCAP yet David Brown, Think’s chief engineer tells Ny Teknik that their own tests indicate that the car would have received three stars.



Published on Friday, 5th June, 2009 at 19:32 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: think, city, norwegian, electric, car, swedish, euroncap, test.





  
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