Electric Vehicles: What have you spotted?

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Re: Electric Vehicles: What have you spotted?

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A 21 reg Leaf right outside my house as I walked home from delivering my car to my son's house.
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A few on the road, in the car park, and at the charger spots today on a dalliance over the border. MG ZSEV, VWiD3, Hyundai Kona, Classic Leafs and New leafs, and 5 or 6 of Tesla Model 3's, only one in non non-descript paintwork ie a Red one.

Only took one photo....The Tesla in a Car park, in White, about as ordinary as you get!
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A Porsche Taycan 21 Reg with the green stripe plates, in one of those in vogue but dull shades, VW id4 in black and a KIA Soul EV in white with a light blue roof.

I'd rather have the KIA than the Porsche.
65 reg ones with 60,000+ miles on just dip under the £10K sort of price.

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Longest trip since August 28th 2020. Brother's birthday and the only time I go to Whitby any more.

The only one I saw was an i3. Probably missed loads though, despite trying to keep a look out for them.
Roads were very busy as it is Bank Holiday and Whitby War Weekend.
Surprisingly, almost everyone driving very sensibly.
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Had a chat with a guy who had one of those Kia Souls at the Tesco charger on Friday, he was brimming over with good remarks.
I asked him what range he was getting from it and he said "Real world 120 miles." Had a personal plate on it so I don't know its year.

On Wednesday in Monmouth a very clean Nissan Leaf in the Home Bargains car park but it moved off before I could collar the driver for a chat.
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Gibbo2286 wrote:
29 Aug 2021, 13:13
Had a chat with a guy who had one of those Kia Souls at the Tesco charger on Friday, he was brimming over with good remarks.
It always adds a bit of interest to start up a conversation...page 1 post 1 setting up the thread :)
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So keep it simple....

What EV's have you spotted? And to add a bit of interest, have you had a chat with the owners see what their views are?

I think I am getting far more nosey as my interest grows, but most owners are more than willing to exchange pleasantries with you about their car :-D
Nothing unusual cropping up on the excursion over the Tyne. Many Tesla’s mostly Model 3’s, but one Model X.

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Took my grandson back to Durham uni. Saw two Teslas S's simultaneously, a blue one overtaking me and a black one coming north in the opposite carriageway.

And that was all.
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A grey VW ID4 in, but was it Moonstone Grey or Manganese Grey?

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How many shades of grey are there?
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Trip to Durham again with things that he forgot.
A single Leaf.
Probably missed loads as traffic was fairly heavy - 5 pm.
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I came up behind this Model S today, I did a double take when I saw the badge on the right, anyone know what it stands for?
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It's a 70 bhp diesel. The electric motor swapped to increase range.
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The badging on the boot refers to the battery pack hidden under the floor – in this case a 70kWh battery. The D refers to the dual motor four-wheel drive system – one motor on the front axle and one on the back – and there’s a
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KIA E-Niro 21 Reg.

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Nice clean presentable electric car much beloved of Taxi firms, but not quite in the bargain basement electric category yet.
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