Originally Posted by ctwickman
I want to like the AH3 and am giving them a serious look. But, from their own web site:
0-60 - 5.3 sec
MPG - 25/33
HP - 335 TQ - 332
0-60 - 4.8 sec
MPG - 21/31
HP - 300 TQ - 300
How is a car with more HP and torque, and sold as a high performance version, SLOWER than the other car? Does it at least feel faster, subjectively?
All I see is one would spend a lot more money for the AH3 and get a slower car with only an extra 3 mpg combined. What am I missing?
I cant elaborate on the feel, I have not driven one. THe car is slower probably because its heavy with all the batteries and hybrid stuff. Im sure BMW underrated the car's mpg severely. My car is suppose to get 33mpg highway and I was seeing 35.9 on a 4 hour highway trip.
The HP numbers are however off. I believe its 335hp 335ft-lb. I could be slightly off however.
Regardless I agree, can you justify the added cost? For Me ABSOLUTELY NOT! The price of that car is 1M/M3 territory. NO thanks.