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Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 02-18-2009, 05:10 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 21,492
Posted By taskbearer
Yeah that Cd number of 0.24 sure is a good...

Yeah that Cd number of 0.24 sure is a good marketing tool. Funny how it still gets identical fuel economy rating to the 0.26 Cd E-class sedan. Mercedes has always been aerodynamics pioneers. its...
Forum: Concept Cars 02-18-2009, 05:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,081
Posted By taskbearer
Those rear lights look like the Insignia's as...

Those rear lights look like the Insignia's as well. I checked the clusters and they seem to match. But curved top section must have been covered up by the plastic molding.

I am usually a fan of...
Forum: Automotive Design Contests 02-18-2009, 04:21 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 46,966
Posted By taskbearer
I'll have to go with ElementW. His design...

I'll have to go with ElementW.

His design is very practical and has iconic potential. It does a create a unique style for a world car.
mrf's on the other hand is very well drawn, but it looks...
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 02-07-2009, 04:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,536
Posted By taskbearer
Thanks for making my day. LOL!...

Thanks for making my day.



LOL! although I will argue that you might regret ever putting that theory to the test.

I was excited by this news of Bangle leaving, not because of any hatred for...
Forum: Automotive Design Contests 01-08-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 46,966
Posted By taskbearer
Prodigy, I like your development sketches a lot...

Prodigy, I like your development sketches a lot especially the bottom side profile one. The final design though still looks like a larger S-class with a more outlandish grille. The dart vader grille...
Forum: Automotive Design 01-02-2009, 04:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,873
Posted By taskbearer
NIce rendering on the Hummer. I like the design...

NIce rendering on the Hummer. I like the design direction. The streamlined look will be bring some freshness to the Hummer line-up. For the new rendering technique, It looks a lot more lose than your...
Forum: Automotive Design Contests 01-02-2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 46,966
Posted By taskbearer
I'll have to agree with Kramer on this one. When...

I'll have to agree with Kramer on this one. When I saw the topic I expected something like a modern civic, VW golf, or even something like the ford fiesta. With a sample modification. These designs...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 01-02-2009, 03:58 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 121,926
Posted By taskbearer
Yep thats right.

Yep thats right.
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 01-02-2009, 03:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,859
Posted By taskbearer
Imagewise, Yes!, but it has been able to bloat up...

Imagewise, Yes!, but it has been able to bloat up Lexus sales long enough to claim Top Selling Luxury brand in America until recently when BMW took that spot.

I'm not feeling this IS250h at the...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 12-31-2008, 02:45 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 121,926
Posted By taskbearer
Blackraven that Isuzu's transmission is working...

Blackraven that Isuzu's transmission is working in concert with the ultra drag aerodynamics to give super slow speed. and by the way 88hp is just too little for a big vehicle like that and going that...
Forum: Automotive Design 12-31-2008, 01:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,673
Posted By taskbearer
For a second there I thought Audi paid you to...

For a second there I thought Audi paid you to lambast us with subliminal advertising. Those subtle four Rings look alike on some of the sketches can be confusing don't you think?;)

then again I...
Forum: General Vehicle Discussions, Opinions and Questions 12-29-2008, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,411
Posted By taskbearer
The CVT is indeed superior to geared...

The CVT is indeed superior to geared transmission. The big problem is perception and the unchanging attitudes of humans.

The CVT operation is not very intuitive to people that are used to geared...
Forum: Automotive Design Contests 12-29-2008, 06:47 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 46,966
Posted By taskbearer
I think the holiday is slowing everything down....

I think the holiday is slowing everything down. Every section of this forum has been suffering from lack of posts.

and now to the votes, NelsonDesign for me

206s design is very much in line...
Forum: Car Design Analysis and Official Sketches 12-23-2008, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,477
Posted By taskbearer
Nice to see historic developmental works. Shows...

Nice to see historic developmental works. Shows how far the industry has progressed. Those clay models look very undetailed far from the high degree of detailing seen in clay models of modern design...
Forum: Car Design Analysis and Official Sketches 12-23-2008, 03:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 14,422
Posted By taskbearer
mehn thanks for posting. Those skeches have a...

mehn thanks for posting. Those skeches have a 90's aura oozing all over them. not the sort of design that would come out of a design studio today. But I am a big fan of Smart's funky design...
Forum: Automotive Design 12-23-2008, 02:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,400
Posted By taskbearer
I think you've solved the proportion issue of the...

I think you've solved the proportion issue of the BMW Z4. although the new model is more appealing to the eyes, it is still plagued by the original unbalanced proportion of the original car. The...
Forum: Automotive Design Contests 12-23-2008, 02:14 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 46,966
Posted By taskbearer
Wow excellent job there NelsonDesign. I love the...

Wow excellent job there NelsonDesign. I love the design very sleek and simplistic just like the UrSaab. That single taillight is a feature to behold. It would make the car easily identifiable from...
Forum: Concept Cars 12-17-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,312
Posted By taskbearer
not as convincing as Volvo's S60, but this is a...

not as convincing as Volvo's S60, but this is a step in the right direction. A bit more character, but I'm not a fan of it right now.

After all this years subaru is still in search of a design...
Forum: Automotive Design 12-17-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,235
Posted By taskbearer
Domino this is one very mature looking design. I...

Domino this is one very mature looking design. I love every aspect of it. and this rendering is jawdropping. The detailing is excellent and the proportions are just perfect. I agree that you should...
Forum: Automotive Design Contests 12-14-2008, 03:04 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 46,966
Posted By taskbearer
And here's my take on this topic. Its a...

And here's my take on this topic.

Its a Subaru forester based UTE. Albeit with more emotional styling.

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p83/taskbearer/subarubakie.jpg
Forum: Concept Cars 12-13-2008, 03:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,719
Posted By taskbearer
well said. Why do they have to force to B...

well said.


Why do they have to force to B class to look like the bionic car concept. That car atleast was special. this one on the other hand is ridiculous. I know that car was A-class based,...
Forum: The Lounge 12-13-2008, 02:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,517
Posted By taskbearer
Congrats mrf. wonderful, now that you're out the...

Congrats mrf. wonderful, now that you're out the way, I guess its someone else's turn. Soon we'll all be that ladder.

make the most of this man.
Forum: The Lounge 12-10-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By taskbearer
HaHa. I can spot that silhouette from miles away....

HaHa. I can spot that silhouette from miles away. Its a Peugeot 504. Normally used as Taxis in Egypt and other parts of africa. I should know, being from Nigeria, the only place where you can buy one...
Forum: Automotive Design 12-09-2008, 05:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 44,120
Posted By taskbearer
I just wanted to share this outstanding sketching...

I just wanted to share this outstanding sketching tutorial video by Mikael Lugnegard with you guys. http://vimeo.com/2406221. Its an hour long so be prepared, relax and enjoy. He covers most of the...
Forum: Automotive Design 12-09-2008, 02:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,740
Posted By taskbearer
Nice work man. I'm not feeling the truck. It...

Nice work man. I'm not feeling the truck. It might just be a little too low for practicality. The LCV on the other hand is sprawling with fresh ideas. I like the styling direction. Most significant...
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