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Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 08-14-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By mick78
Why does this give me the feel of a mid 2000s...

Why does this give me the feel of a mid 2000s Shogun or Landcruiser Prado?

It certainly looks neither good, modern or like a Kia
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 08-14-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,182
Posted By mick78
https://www.carscoops.com/2019/08/volkswagen-t-roc...

https://www.carscoops.com/2019/08/volkswagen-t-roc-cabriolet-is-a-crossover-for-droptop-lovers/

A car that exactly no one asked for: The T-ROc convertible;
...
Forum: Concept Cars 08-14-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By mick78
Well summed up; I like it, but I'm careful with...

Well summed up; I like it, but I'm careful with getting overly excited about concepts. A bit uglier production detailing could make the 8 quickly a 5....
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 08-13-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,264
Posted By mick78
Well, I've had several cars that just work better...

Well, I've had several cars that just work better in person than in pics(the current Volvo S90, e.g.), and the other way around (some recent larger Skodas, looking clean and good in pics, just don't...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 08-07-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,956
Posted By mick78
The funny thing is, that this appears not to be...

The funny thing is, that this appears not to be for Europe (despite I agree that it looks more European than some other Kias), where we get the Kia Stonic, and the Kia Ceed on stilts. Hyundai/Kia,...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 08-07-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By mick78
And just to show the ridiculousness of the...

And just to show the ridiculousness of the sketch, the real deal form the comment section there:
...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 08-07-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,956
Posted By mick78
It reminds me a lot of the Skoda Karoq/Seat...

It reminds me a lot of the Skoda Karoq/Seat Ateca, and in size very close to the current Sportage (which, I assume, will grow as a result)
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 08-07-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,786
Posted By mick78
The wiring harness might still be widely...

The wiring harness might still be widely different, given it will likely use mostly the Pentastar V6 and (hopefully) the V8 (both engines not used at Alfa, plus their different infotainment system),...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 08-06-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,786
Posted By mick78
Not sure, in Europe the reliability issues mostly...

Not sure, in Europe the reliability issues mostly revolve around the infotainment (which likely the Jeep won't share, but get the U-Connect system in other Jeeps), and some Quadrofoglio related stuff...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 08-06-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 19,293
Posted By mick78
The rear end now looks more like BMW. Otherwise,...

The rear end now looks more like BMW. Otherwise, you will likely need to look twice to spot the differences....
Forum: Concept Cars 08-05-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By mick78
If there is one market segment that is even more...

If there is one market segment that is even more dead than large, non premium sedans in Europe, it is small coupes;
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 08-05-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 78,488
Posted By mick78
It would definitely make sense for Toyota to...

It would definitely make sense for Toyota to widen their portfolio, after all they are number 2 in the world (by just a small margin) with basically 2 brands, and some domestic market Daihatsus; FCA...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 08-02-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,296
Posted By mick78
I think this could/should deserve an own thread...

I think this could/should deserve an own thread in the concept car section...

That said, the front end does seem a bit exaggerated , but the rather minimal lines behind the a pillar look very...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 07-31-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,264
Posted By mick78
Agreed on both points; A mid engined, V8 powered...

Agreed on both points; A mid engined, V8 powered sports car with close to 500hp starting below 60k USD is insane value, and makes you think that stuff like a Audi R8 is either crazily overpriced, or...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 07-31-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By mick78
I was hoping for something similar when VAG...

I was hoping for something similar when VAG acquired Italdesign, who essentially designed those models; But by now my hope is gone. If anything, their detailing has got worse since that.
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 07-30-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,336
Posted By mick78
Looking at the Jeep Wrangler's success, an open...

Looking at the Jeep Wrangler's success, an open Bronco would be a non brainer, but probably more of the proper BOF Bronco, for rigidity reasons; What the world does not need is a Baby Bronco that...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 07-30-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By mick78
Looking at the interior, I think Tiguan (though...

Looking at the interior, I think Tiguan (though Allspace) is certainly close, but with bigger wheels (because apparently EVs need them); That said, hurrah, yet another CUV; I'm much more looking...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 07-30-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 961
Posted By mick78
The non success o the XJ has IMO many reasons,...

The non success o the XJ has IMO many reasons, the tail lights certainly a major one (as was the whole departure from a shape that people associated with Jaguar XJ for 40 years), but IMO the hand...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 07-30-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,354
Posted By mick78
Given SAIC's input, could this be related to some...

Given SAIC's input, could this be related to some of their MG and Roewe hatchbacks? Proportions look very similar.

Otherwise, the front end looks a hell lot like what Citroen would put on a recent...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 07-29-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,865
Posted By mick78
Well played; The interesting thing is that Baojun...

Well played; The interesting thing is that Baojun is also GM related; Probably GM thinks let's try if the customers will notice....
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 07-29-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,865
Posted By mick78
Indeed; I was just pointing out that the few...

Indeed; I was just pointing out that the few select Chinese brand cars (not Chinese made, as there is some quality coming from there) we saw in Europe were not exactly a testimony to quality, with...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 07-29-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,865
Posted By mick78
I'M just saying that so far no Chinese brand has...

I'M just saying that so far no Chinese brand has proven to be a lot better; There is a reason why Chinese customers still prefer foreign brands (even if those cars are still made in China), as...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 07-29-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 961
Posted By mick78
I agree, but the EQC was basically not much more...

I agree, but the EQC was basically not much more than a GLC with a different front end, a stop gap production: This to me is their first proper EV from scratch, that is why I applaud them for trying...
Forum: Concept Cars 07-29-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By mick78
Being form Austria, I'd love to see an Austrian...

Being form Austria, I'd love to see an Austrian car company return; But not with this.
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 07-29-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,336
Posted By mick78
As long as they don't name it the Multipla ;)

As long as they don't name it the Multipla ;)
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