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US $35,000 converted Smarts with lithium battery packs:

http://www.samsclub.com/shopping/navigate.do?catg=9412

Now if I only had some cash....

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Paul Wujek wrote:
> US $35,000 converted Smarts with lithium battery packs:
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> http://www.samsclub.com/shopping/navigate.do?catg=3D9412
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> Now if I only had some cash....
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Oh well, I read through their information more carefully, apparently =

there is only '1' car available, total.

To quote the purchasing instructions:


The first person to complete a wire transfer of $35,000 United States =

Currency as a deposit after 12:00 p.m., November 8, 2007, and finalizes =

the purchasing requirements with Hybrid Technologies will be the =

purchaser and own the =93Lithium Powered Electric Car.=94

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Ouch, "$35000 US Currency as a deposit", makes you wonder what the
final purchase price is if $35000 is the deposit?


> The first person to complete a wire transfer of $35,000 United States
> Currency as a deposit after 12:00 p.m., November 8, 2007, and finalizes
> the purchasing requirements with Hybrid Technologies will be the
> purchaser and own the "Lithium Powered Electric Car."
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Hopefully this format will go through.

Once-in-a-Lifetime Lithium-Powered Electric Car Package Terms and
Conditions:

Sam's West, Inc., in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify
any person tampering with the purchase process or the operation of the web
site. Sam's West, Inc. further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or
modify any promotion not capable of completion as planned, including
infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, or
technical failures of any sort. In the event of a dispute, the purchase will
be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address
submitted at the time of the purchase. "Authorized account holder" is
defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an
Internet Access Provider, online service provider, or other organization
(e.g., business, educational institute) that is responsible for assigning
e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail
address.

Licensing, tag and administrative fees as well as income and other taxes, if
any, are the sole responsibility of the Purchaser.

Subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void outside
the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and where prohibited. Any
violation of these rules may result in disqualification. Sam's West, Inc. is
not responsible for errors in the administration or fulfillment of this
Package, including without limitation mechanical, human, printing,
distribution or production errors, and may modify or cancel this Package
based upon such error at its sole discretion without liability.

Except where prohibited: (i) acceptance of Package constitutes consent to
use Purchaser's name and likeness for editorial, advertising and publicity
purposes, without further compensation; (ii) Purchaser may be required to
sign an affidavit of eligibility (including social security number) and
liability/publicity release; and (iii) Purchaser (and travel companions) may
be required to execute releases of Sam's West, Inc. from any and all
liability with respect to participation in the Package.

PACKAGE RESTRICTIONS:
1. There is only one "Lithium Powered Electric Car Package". The Car offered
in the package is The Hybrid Technologies Lithium Powered Smart Car (the
"Car") and will be offered to the Purchaser at the published price.
2. The first person to complete a wire transfer of $35,000 United States
Currency as a deposit after 12:00 p.m., November 8, 2007, and finalizes the
purchasing requirements with Hybrid Technologies will be the purchaser and
own the "Lithium Powered Electric Car."
3. Purchase is non-refundable.
4. Purchasers are required to pre-qualify to buy the Lithium Powered
Electric Car beginning on November 1, 2007.
5. The "Lithium Powered Electric Car Package" will be available for purchase
after 12:00 p.m., November 8, 2007 until sold, or December 29, 2007 at 5:00
p.m. CST, whichever occurs first.
6. The Purchaser is responsible for any expense not listed herein, including
but not limited to, payment of all taxes on Package and for any other
expenses related to the acceptance and use of the Package not specifically
stated.
7. The Purchaser and up to three (3) guests must submit all necessary
information required for temporary security clearance for on base activities
at Kennedy Space Center.
8. The Purchaser understands that All Activities on the grounds of Kennedy
Space are controlled by security approval. Access can and will be
established by the Government of the United States of America. Sam's Club,
Hybrid Technologies, and Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex do not
guarantee access to secured areas. Access to all controlled areas on the
NASA base can be changed, effecting activities and viewing areas, on the day
of the launch.
9. The Launch of the Space Shuttle is dependant on factors outside the
control of the parties involved in this package. Launches can be delayed or
canceled. Sam's Club and all parties will make reasonable accommodations to
adjust the package but will not provide financial compensation for launch
rescheduling or cancellations.
10. Kennedy Space Center is a military base. Appropriate behavior is
required while on base. The purchasing Member and guests will be briefed as
to correct behavior on base and are expected to act within the intent of the
rules and regulations of the base. If the intent of the code of behavior is
not followed, attendants will be removed from the base and can face federal
penalties.
11. It is anticipated that the "Car" will be delivered physically to the
Purchaser in December 2007 with approximately 500 Miles, as per the delivery
terms as set forth by Hybrid Technologies (ARV of the package: $35,000)
12. Purchaser must be at least 18 years of age.
13. The "Car" will be delivered to the Purchaser with a 100% electric drive
system.
14. It is understood that Hybrid Technologies will define the Interior and
Exterior specifications, equipment, options, and configuration of the "Car"
at Hybrid Technologies' discretion.
15. It is understood that the "Car" is offered with an electric drive system
designed and warranted by Hybrid Technologies. The drive system is not
affiliated in any way with Daimler, the builder of the Smart fortwo.
16. It is understood that NASA does not build, design, promote or sponsor in
any way Hybrid Technologies or the Hybrid Technologies Lithium Powered Car.
17. All Activities at Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, and Kennedy
Space Center Visitor Complex are provided by Delaware North Companies Parks
and Resorts at KSC, Inc.
18. NASA is not a sponsor of or endorser of the "Car", Hybrid Technologies,
Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts at KSC, Inc., Sam's Club, or the
affiliates of the aforementioned.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Package, Purchaser agrees:
(a) to the Official Rules and decisions of Sam's West, Inc., which shall be
final in all respects; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sam's
West, Inc., Hybrid Technologies, Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts at
KSC, Inc., Sam's Club, NASA and each of their respective affiliates,
parents, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, officers,
directors, employees, representatives, and agents from all liability,
injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including but not
limited to death, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or
indirectly from the acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a Package item,
or from participation in the Package or any Package related activity; (c)
that the foregoing parties have neither made nor are in any manner
responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guaranty,
expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relating to any Package item, (d)
Purchaser grants Sam's West, Inc. permission to use his or her first and
last name, voice, likeness, biography, and home town for advertising and
promotional purposes in any and all media in perpetuity throughout the
world, including on www.samsclub.com, without additional compensation and,
upon request, agrees to provide consent in writing to such use. Sam's West,
Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or
suspend this Package if unauthorized human intervention or other causes
corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct
of the Package or sale of same. In such event, notice thereof will be posted
on the samsclub.com web site. SAM'S WEST, INC., ITS AFFILIATES,
SUBSIDIARIES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND INTERNET ACCESS
PROVIDERS ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR PRINTING OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS IN ANY
PACKAGE-RELATED MATERIALS; OR FOR STOLEN, LOST, LATE, MISDIRECTED, DAMAGED,
INCOMPLETE OR ILLEGIBLE PURCHASE ATTEMPTS, INCORRECT ENTRY OF INFORMATION BY
POTENTIAL PURCHASERS, OR MALFUNCTIONS OF ANY TELEPHONE NETWORK, COMPUTER
EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF, OR FOR PURCHASING MATERIALS
THAT HAVE BEEN TAMPERED WITH, OR FOR HUMAN ERROR, OR LOST/DELAYED DATA
TRANSMISSION. ANY ATTEMPT BY A POTENTIAL PURCHASER TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE
ANY WEB SITE OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION IS A
VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SAM'S
WEST, INC. RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO
THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND TO DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL
FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE PACKAGE.

Sam's West, Inc. may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions by
updating this posting and may also make changes to the content or any links
at anytime. You are bound by any revisions and should therefore periodically
visit this page to review the Terms and Conditions to which you are bound.





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