09/07/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Robert Lutz's Chevy Volt Test Drive: "You'll Note There Is No Engine Sound"

Bob Lutz, a Vice-Chairman at GM, turns the key and there is no engine sound. There is no hyperbole in that statement. There is NO engine sound.
Lutz has just started the engine for a prototype of the new Chevy Volt, in a test drive the narrator calls the most important one of Lutz's career.
The video hints that the Volt may be on its way to the main stream.
The test drive was filmed for a documentary called Saving General Motors which will be airing on CNBC.
Watch a clip below:

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