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Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 Yesterday, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By mick78
https://www.netcarshow.com/Volkswagen-Polo-2018-80...

https://www.netcarshow.com/Volkswagen-Polo-2018-800-03.jpg

Pretty sure that most of the body in front of the 3rd side window is shared with the Polo (interior too); Basically a Polo Fastback with...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 05-27-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By mick78
We,, that platform would give it the probably...

We,, that platform would give it the probably most modern in that segment, and if the engines are PSA derived, the package would be actually quite good. The huge fake 3rd side window ruind however...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 05-27-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,423
Posted By mick78
By BMW standards a well executed facelift, with a...

By BMW standards a well executed facelift, with a sanely sized grille and a positive lack of gaudy details. I also think that currently BMW has the nicest interior in that segment, the screen craze...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 05-27-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,771
Posted By mick78
After seeing it is receiving a facelift in an...

After seeing it is receiving a facelift in an article earlier this week I realized that this car had gone completely under my radar, I didn't even realize it is already really on sale; I guess that...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 05-27-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By mick78
I fully agree with all that is said; I would have...

I fully agree with all that is said; I would have a lot preferred a thicker chrome surrounding, as it is one of (or, together with the Rolls Royce grille, the) most iconic and historic grilles;
...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 05-26-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By mick78
Okay, that' son a global scale, I was just...

Okay, that' son a global scale, I was just judging form seeing them in traffic, where I do have the feeling that the larger models (the Range and the Sport) plus the Disco Sport and especially the...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 05-26-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,692
Posted By mick78
A once beautiful car now ruined; BMW needs a...

A once beautiful car now ruined; BMW needs a complete design rethink, better now than tomorrow....
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 05-26-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By mick78
I agree; The current Discovery, in stark contrast...

I agree; The current Discovery, in stark contrast to the previous generation, has really not grown on me; I hope they go back to the edgier, butcher look of the previous model, and away form this...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 05-25-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,761
Posted By mick78
I think wheelbase is mostly identical to the...

I think wheelbase is mostly identical to the RAV-4, so any additional length goes likely to the sportier design, so interior is likely the same as a RAV-4/NX never the less;
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 05-25-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By mick78
It does somehow look like a recently replaced...

It does somehow look like a recently replaced Toyota Auris Sports Touring with a body kit
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 05-25-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,913
Posted By mick78
Talking about generic designs - it works as a...

Talking about generic designs - it works as a Chevy. But mostly because Chevrolet has also given up on any design language to speak about
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 05-25-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By mick78
As with all other very dense CUV line ups, I see...

As with all other very dense CUV line ups, I see a lot of internal competition - where does this leave the Discovery Sport (isn't that like a more spacious Evoque?), or even the Vellar, which - at...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 05-25-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By mick78
While I applaud that it#s a hatchback and not the...

While I applaud that it#s a hatchback and not the 8.000th CUV, I also can#t ignore that it is quite ungainly proportioned; I know it's not an expensive vehicle, I think much is to blame on the SUV...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 05-25-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By mick78
Indeed; If you can't beat them, copy them I...

Indeed; If you can't beat them, copy them I guess;

IT's not unattractive (mostly because neither is the Tesla Model S), but derivative and very obviously inspired by an 8 year old design; Not...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 05-20-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,761
Posted By mick78
This; Given the rather luxury tech and general...

This; Given the rather luxury tech and general design language, this would have made an ideal NX replacement; Whilst I do understand that in the US Lexus dealerships are all separate and stuff, this...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 05-19-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By mick78
The outside is quite daring for a Toyota MPV,...

The outside is quite daring for a Toyota MPV, however, minor details aside, I think it is well done;

Inside, I don#t mind the size of the infotainment screen (I'm not blind after all, and making...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 05-19-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,761
Posted By mick78
As usual, when a new CUV is released, this will...

As usual, when a new CUV is released, this will likely hurt mostly top end RAV-4 sales, as well as lower end Highlander sales; But, I wonder, especially given the sleek and upscale looks in and...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 05-18-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,777
Posted By mick78
https://www.carscoops.com/2020/05/2021-porsche-911...

https://www.carscoops.com/2020/05/2021-porsche-911-targa-4-and-targa-4s-land-with-retro-looks/

https://www.carscoops.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2021-Porsche-911-Targa-12.jpg

Targa 4 and...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 05-18-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,087
Posted By mick78
Maximizing driver distraction? I mean even if it...

Maximizing driver distraction? I mean even if it is rear seats only, I'd have a tough time concentrating with some people singing away (probably horribly, we talk Karaoke) behind me.....
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 05-18-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By mick78
Well, the Australian market is definitely way too...

Well, the Australian market is definitely way too small to support a local only ca company, unless it is a pure side operation ("Rebadges") of a larger international group. People tend to forget...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 05-15-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,925
Posted By mick78
The XE, or the face lifted first gen XF (that was...

The XE, or the face lifted first gen XF (that was IMO, in and outside, properly good looking);
That said I agree, the shape is not the problem (and I even didn't think the blacked out pillar was a...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 05-14-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,925
Posted By mick78
Given how many backlash that design received, and...

Given how many backlash that design received, and how they never used that (or the vertical taillights) again, I'm rather convinced they won't;

Not sure about the hatchback part though - whilst I...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 05-13-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,905
Posted By mick78
Well, the experience with expensive repairs only...

Well, the experience with expensive repairs only not happening in your typical 3 year lease is likely not only a US experience - I'd say most Europeans agree as well, as well as about the general...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 05-13-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,905
Posted By mick78
Personally, I don't think it improves anywhere...

Personally, I don't think it improves anywhere over the current generation; I'm not a fan of those new triangular rear lights with the chrome liner in between, it looks Asian, not Mercedes; More like...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 05-12-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,905
Posted By mick78
I'm fairly sure this belongs in the spy shot...

I'm fairly sure this belongs in the spy shot section...
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