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Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 01-18-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,532
Posted By Caarnut
These guys have no shame! Looks like they face...

These guys have no shame!
Looks like they face lifted an old Toyota clone (may be the Hilux SUV version) to look like an RR sport.
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 01-18-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,490
Posted By Caarnut
its no chop-this Fiat is already on sale in...

its no chop-this Fiat is already on sale in Mexico as Dodge Vision( not Fiat counterpart there).
Chrysler Mexico used to sell rebadged little Hyundais as Dodge ( Indian built Atos and i10) I have...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 01-18-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,457
Posted By Caarnut
Not a very good example there if you look in to...

Not a very good example there if you look in to their recent struggle to stay solvent.

Jaguar clearly has Porche as their bench mark not RR or BMW
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 08-21-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,439
Posted By Caarnut
Souped up Chevy or not, this thing still has an...

Souped up Chevy or not, this thing still has an undeniable swagger. THIS is the ideal Caddy that should have been a model for all other Caddies in my opinion. Chasing ze Germans was a wrong headed...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 08-21-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,704
Posted By Caarnut
^ This +considering that Jaguar's top seller...

^
This
+considering that Jaguar's top seller in the US now is the F type with XJ coming at number 2 I don't think price sells Jaguars. More over, Jaguars are international products that command...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 08-14-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 28,770
Posted By Caarnut
I think the leftlane and Australian images are of...

I think the leftlane and Australian images are of the same car and its the Taurus. In that comparison above if you look carefully you can see that the DLO is not the same as Fusion. The front door on...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 01-26-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,277
Posted By Caarnut
http://car.watch.impress.co.jp/img/car/docs/632/00...

http://car.watch.impress.co.jp/img/car/docs/632/006/161.jpg
http://car.watch.impress.co.jp/img/car/docs/632/006/157.jpg
the STi Looks great.
But I guess the size is a little too in between and...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 01-26-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,719
Posted By Caarnut
Unfortunately it looks and feels just like a...

Unfortunately it looks and feels just like a larger Dart. but with uglier proportions. It feels smaller inside compared to its competition which everyone knows is formidable. May be Fiat will have...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 01-26-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,215
Posted By Caarnut
That is good to know.The Navigators were much...

That is good to know.The Navigators were much more desirable than the blinged out Escalades just 10 years ago

But Ford doesnt have an E class to to base its GL on. Hopefully, Ford will develop a...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 01-26-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,719
Posted By Caarnut
Saw one at an Autoshow. Mediocre looking. The...

Saw one at an Autoshow. Mediocre looking. The interior is somewhat cramped for this segment especially the rear seats. Dont know if its just the pre production thing,but the fit and finish were quite...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 01-26-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,215
Posted By Caarnut
Ford SHOULD compete in this segment. There is...

Ford SHOULD compete in this segment. There is still money to be made in this segment at relatively lower cost due to economies of scale the F 150 platform offers. Navigator on an RWD car platform to...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 01-23-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,215
Posted By Caarnut
http://thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/20...

http://thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/navigator1.jpg

Here you go.
Its the same ancient truck with a new face.
Wonder if Ford is ever going to build an Alumnium F 150 based...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 11-13-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,305
Posted By Caarnut
Too hatchbacky and hardly different from the A...

Too hatchbacky and hardly different from the A class.
Still,it will sell.MB is at a point were they can make anything and get away with it.I hate the CLA with passion but applaud MB for making it!
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 11-13-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 22,850
Posted By Caarnut
This makes the lower spec Cayennes redundant. Its...

This makes the lower spec Cayennes redundant. Its also a better looking car than the Cayenne.
Home run I say!
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 11-13-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,930
Posted By Caarnut
Agree.This is definitely the best looking Lincoln...

Agree.This is definitely the best looking Lincoln in ages. And there is no room for the MKX in the line up. Isnt the MKT based on the explorer platform (like the Flex)? A complete revamp is what that...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 11-13-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,930
Posted By Caarnut
Bingo! Mullaly knows that in the current...

Bingo!

Mullaly knows that in the current market conditions in the US (even more so 3-4 years ago when the current products were planned) Lincoln will be better off with what it is doing...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 11-11-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 27,076
Posted By Caarnut
You guys are talking as if Z4/Boxter SLK segment...

You guys are talking as if Z4/Boxter SLK segment is huge one-its not. I don't know the global sales numbers but here in the US, more F types were sold last month (353) than Z4 (174) Boxster(297) and...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 11-10-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 27,076
Posted By Caarnut
I understand your sentiments re: what Jaguars...

I understand your sentiments re: what Jaguars used to stand for etc. Those days are well behind us and Jaguars target customers shouldn't be old enough to remember those days. For now,Jaguar is no MB...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 11-09-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 27,076
Posted By Caarnut
Sales volume is not always everything. You can...

Sales volume is not always everything. You can not loose profitability chasing just sales volume unless you are a welfare case like GM, which was still the sales leader when we bailed them out. There...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 04-13-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 26,774
Posted By Caarnut
Accord got shorter in length by 3.5 inches....

Accord got shorter in length by 3.5 inches. Interior volume went down by 1.7cu ft. Not "smaller"? Then tell if this car got "bigger". Its length increased by 3.4 inches while interior volume and rear...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 04-12-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,292
Posted By Caarnut
Dream on! you know that the BASE 2014 QP is more...

Dream on! you know that the BASE 2014 QP is more than twice that price right?
I think its going to be more like 70/80/90.
I would love to be wrong here though.Then Ghibli will be on my short list !
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 04-11-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 26,774
Posted By Caarnut
Well I wasnt saying that previous Passat was...

Well I wasnt saying that previous Passat was spacious enough. The point is that VW planned NA Passat when family sedans where really growing in size. If they thought a single sized Passat model would...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 04-11-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,292
Posted By Caarnut
So,the new QP should start at around 80k? After...

So,the new QP should start at around 80k? After all its on an extended "jeeeebli" platform(or so they claim) and only a few inches bigger. Shouldn't it be priced like 7er/S/XJ/LS/A8 ?
Previous...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 04-10-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 26,774
Posted By Caarnut
Size wise,I think VW fell slightly behind the...

Size wise,I think VW fell slightly behind the times thinking that NA Passat had to be larger while every other mainstream family sedan maker was making their new gen offering smaller. Camry, Accord...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 04-10-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,292
Posted By Caarnut
I am wondering about the same too. FIAT could...

I am wondering about the same too. FIAT could easily price it to even undercut 5/E/XF given lower development cost like Swizzle alluded to but what would that do to the brand? What would that do to...
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