Alex Roy’s Digest 5.1.16: Electric Ferrari, Charging Stations, Tesla Skeptics, Self-Driving Civic

1 May

Alex Roy's LiveDriveRepeat: Electric Ferrari 308

An electric Ferrari 308? Be still my beating heart. This speaks to me on so many levels. Magnum, P.I. is the obvious one, but 32:07 is the other. A red Ferrari similar to this one set the Transcontinental Driving Record in 1983 on the U.S. Express, and will always be the quintessential Cannonball car. Except for a certain E39 BMW M5.

How to buy an electric vehicle charging station. Just in case you wanted to know.

The Telsa skeptics are getting feisty over at Seeking Alpha.

We need better definitions of Autonomous Driving (AD) levels. This article claims “These cars an drive themselves – and beat Tesla on price.” It refers to a Honda Civic driving itself for 15 miles. At 60 mph that’s four minutes. That’s better than an S-class, but not as good as Tesla’s Autopilot. Looks like it’s time for me to test a Civic…

Alex Roy is author of The Driver and LiveDriveRepeat, and Editor-at-Large for The Drive. You may follow him on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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