Ward’s AutoWorld routinely grades vehicle powertrains and this year awarded one of the spots to the Chevy Volt’s 1.4L/111-kW electric drive unit mashup dubbed Voltec. Here’s what Ward’s AutoWorld Editor-In-Chief, Drew Winter, said about the propulsion system.
Brave. Inspired. Brilliant. We don’t often use these words in the same sentence as ‘propulsion system,’ but that’s the only way to describe the magic under the hood of the Chevy Volt. General Motors engineers have changed the course of history by creating an electric vehicle with true mass appeal.
There you have it. It’s a good engine. At least that’s what Ward’s, Motor Trend, and Car and Driver think. But clearly, Rush Limbaugh, the self-proclaimed All-Knowing, All-Sensing, All-Everything Maha Rushie knows something they don’t.