I was shocked when i drove my element. It drives exceedingly well, it's fun to drive, and it does have a quiet ride. I was used to range rovers, (the high end ones), and this is so much fun. You have developed a great car.
Car design. interior room.
Leather seats. I think you are underestimating this car. Even though the body is a bit avant guard, it's popularity with grow. It will be more of a yuppie car, so don't be afraid to make it a bit more detailed on the interior. As a consumer and businessman, this car is underpriced.