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Forum: Industry News and Rumors 02-01-2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,259
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Diesel-Electric Hybrid

Diesels currently have a significant "premium" over gasoline engines... the Combination of both Diesel & Hybrid drivetrain might just be only currently possible on a vehicle that's already way out of...
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 02-01-2008, 05:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,826
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
I'm sad to see this happen to Isuzu. No "fan...

I'm sad to see this happen to Isuzu. No "fan boy", I previously provided my honest appraisal of the Isuzu-Honda relationship, but not without the knowledge that Isuzu was a company that, at it's...
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 11-18-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,461
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: (mzoltarp)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>mzoltarp</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>Imagine a Lincoln Sentinel shaped...
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 11-15-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,461
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: (CosworthKid)

Automotive News has an article in it that quotes Jim Farley as saying that he thinks Lincoln could play as a Luxury brand in markets other than North America; His perspective comes from being (if...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 09-30-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 129,436
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: (padam)

This article has so much wrong, apparently, that it's funny... starting with "New York Auto Show in November"... incredibly sloppy reporting. <p>As far as anybody here has said, the V8 isn't a 3.6L,...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 09-25-2007, 05:41 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 49,929
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: (synthesis)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>synthesis</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>No. 340hp is more than enough for...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 09-24-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 49,929
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: (synthesis)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>synthesis</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I agree that a "greener" muscle car...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 09-24-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 49,929
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: (synthesis)

Greenhouse gas (i.e. Carbon Dioxide) emissions correlate directly to fuel usage. Get better fuel economy, you produce less carbon dioxide.<p>In addition to all of that, various OEMs produce...
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 09-03-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,691
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: Honda Stream to come to USA (mzoltarp)

Yup, kinda wish I could get a Duramax into a GTO... Not 400hp but, wow, I'd have to up my stock in rubber plantations.
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 09-02-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,691
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: Honda Stream to come to USA (mzoltarp)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>mzoltarp</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">If hybrids are such an accomplishment of...
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 09-02-2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,311
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: (mzoltarp)

The problem for Honda is just how much do you split Acura from Honda (in terms of platforms and components)? They already have S2000, which they could scavenge (theoretically) for a 3-series...
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 09-02-2007, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,691
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: Honda Stream to come to USA (mzoltarp)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>mzoltarp</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">If they would put a hybrid powertrain in...
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 09-02-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,028
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: (CosworthKid)

I think you're both right on parts of the situation for Ford.<p>Ford does not <U>want</U> to sell Volvo because, unlike the other members of PAG, Volvo actually offers them a value that they can...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 06-04-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,264
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: (JB)

Hope you're right... It sure looks well executed. Can't wait to get it into our lab. Research we've done, though, fuel economy is a bigger deal than you're making it... we'll see
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 06-03-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,264
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: Saw a bunch of 'em at the Dealership (JB)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>JB</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p><br>Question: How old is your Santa Fe? If...
Forum: New Cars 2018/2019 06-03-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,264
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Saw a bunch of 'em at the Dealership

Okay, a couple of quick "static" impressions...<p>1. They continue the renaissance for sharp-looking, well-executed, exceptionally-crafted product at Saturn. In fact, if anything, they have raised...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 04-29-2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,055
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: (mzoltarp)

Maybe not as a product (now) but, when it was new, it was nigh near revolutionary (mutually exclusive though they might have been, AWD, 6MT & VVT were all available, with a 180hp top trim level)....
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 04-29-2007, 12:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,055
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: (iamalittlepepper)

All Matrices are built in Ontario; NUMMI builds Corollas (and, from 02 to 04, the Toyota Voltz, re-badged Vibe, for sale in Japan).<p>As for who did what, GM did, in fact, do a lot of design work on...
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 01-18-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,324
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: (silviaS15)

God, I hate it when my memory serves up a blurred sensation like this, but,... here goes...<p>Didn't Mitsubishi have a beef with Mercedes use of 3-valve heads, which seemed to share just a bit too...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 01-18-2007, 05:05 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 56,039
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Audi Q5/ Roadjet

Spy Illustrations on thecarconnection.com this morning<p><A HREF="http://www.thecarconnection.com/zoom-image.asp?/images/gallery/11640_QADPNSNMBWDPX.jpg"...
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 01-03-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,381
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: (Cole)

At least he wasn't driving Jags, Land/Range Rovers & Volvos... Good for him. <p>I like this guy and, if he's here in time, I think things will improve for Ford, rather quickly. <p>Unfortunately, the...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 01-03-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 74,320
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: (against the wall)

If she said "Ford", then you must have first said "Peoplemover" <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/beerchug.gif" BORDER="0">
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 01-03-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,480
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: (mzoltarp)

There's actually a legal definition involved in the U.S., for "Model Year". A vehicle cannot be registered any earlier than the January of the year before it's official model year (as noted on the...
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 01-02-2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,947
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: (63Bonneville)

In Australia, there's a CUV called the Territory, designed by the same designer who did the Freestyle. It's based on the FR Aussie Falcon. It has 3 rows of seats and all-independent...
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 12-31-2006, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,051
Posted By Bass-o-Matic
Re: (the1)

Ironically enough, if they had invested in Lincoln, they might have done so on product that is more profitable than more mainstream products. <p>Not saying that the mainstream passenger cars could be...
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