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+William Shatner deserves a larger-than-life statue here in Canada.  He's been a great unofficial ambassador.
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Down and Out

...As in, how far down and how far out will the Stretchla's nose go?

Try as I might, I couldn't fit the Wreckla's frunklid properly onto the front of the Stretch without accentuating its curves, so I just left it floating there.  It remains unclear whether this body part will serve as anything more than a visual aid, removed from the Model S and propped up against the front of the Vanagon.

However it does look as though there is enough undented material here to be used as part ot a nose modification, should +Otmar Ebenhoech choose to craft the section out of aluminum.

http://cafeelectric.com/stretchla/

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The rear could get 2 or 3 inches shorter and look good doing it. :-)
I'd have to measure when a bumper is on the car. 
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It's about 5 inches wider and 100 or so lbs heavier (depending on which 530 we're talking about), but other than that, no...
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EVERY day is Earth Day

...But it's not every day that you can become one of the first to join the crowdfunding for SOLAR ROADWAYS.  Help make Julie and +Scott Brusaw's lifelong dream come true:

indiegogo.com/projects/solar-roadways#home

The perks get cooler as you go down the list...

See also:

spokesman.com/stories/2014/apr/19/sandpoint-innovators-solar-road-panels-remove/

krem.com/video/featured-videos/Electric-Avenue-Next-step-to-solar-roadways--255424831.html

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finding ZERO

I've said I don't do interiors, but of course I will have to eventually...  The Tellurian Zero will have somewhat reclined seating positions which, when combined with the windshield depth, preclude the use of a 'normal' dashboard.  No worries;  we'll just put the controls on a tablet mounted in the steering wheel.

Forget "normal" sun visors too.  In place of the driver's visor is the exterior camera display (comprised of one tiny monitor for each camera, because having a custom monitor made in the right size and shape is too much trouble), and a center-mounted visor goes where you would normally find a rearview mirror.  The passenger's visor contains a secondary touchscreen which, with yet another camera, can function as a vanity mirror.

...So anyway, yeah, no dashboard.  Airbags?  This is not a production vehicle.  Forget airbags.

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#GoOtmarGo   #Stretchla  

Progress continues on +Otmar Ebenhoech's Stretchla project...

http://cafeelectric.com/stretchla/
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Refreshing!
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1955 Kurtis 500 KK Sutton Roadster

Simply badass

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Thank you +Renaud Janson for bringing this to my attention.
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love the taillights.
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My current profile image, made by manipulation of a tuning fork foto, is an approximation of an emblem I'd use for *Harmonic Conversions* -- a shop that would convert classic vehicles to electric.  'HC' is fictional, for now...

As there are 50,000 or more Phil Smiths in this world, I choose my username, 'filsmyth', over my given name, in an attempt to escape anonymity.  Google Plus splits it up, but maybe you can ignore the space after the short version?

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