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    Chevy Bolt is the new Hot Hatch king as it destroys VW Golf GTI off the line [video]

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    A lot of folks have a big problem with the $30,000 base price (after $7500 incentive) of the Chevy Bolt when compared to ICE cars of the same class. I’d argue that comparing a Chevy Bolt to $20,000 Honda Fit or Ford Fiesta or Volkswagon Golf or even Chevy’s own Cruze hatchback isn’t fair. After all, the Bolt has 200 electrified horses under the hood with torque to match and at the very least, the Bolt should be compared with more expensive “hot hatch” versions of those cars which usually run about $10,000 over their base counterparts.

    In a drag race this week, the Chevy Bolt was pitted against the reigning king of the Hot Hatch genre, the Volkswagon Golf GTI…

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    The 'New Hot Hatch King' ?!?!?!
    Just because - as all EVs - it is fast... ?!
    Pleaaaaase... :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:

    I would have said 'Fast & Fugly' ... maybe an idea for a new Hollywood franchise?! :D
     
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