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Forum: Concept Cars Yesterday, 04:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,537
Posted By mick78
There are certain conflicts of interest,...

There are certain conflicts of interest, engineering wise; A car like handling will never be possible with a vehicle that has all the (actually mechanical) differentials, oloickabel, and heavy...
Forum: Industry News and Rumors Yesterday, 03:14 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 47,237
Posted By mick78
If they had brains, tehy could do a Chevy/GMC,...

If they had brains, tehy could do a Chevy/GMC, and offer it as both Chrysler and Jeep, with the Jeep aimed at a more traditional clientele and the Chrysler version a bit more soft (like the Jeep...
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 Yesterday, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,208
Posted By mick78
Well I guess there is very little that can be...

Well I guess there is very little that can be done in the design department with this kind of vehicle.
Forum: Concept Cars Yesterday, 09:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,537
Posted By mick78
Amen. Even if the larger, V8 LandCruisers have...

Amen. Even if the larger, V8 LandCruisers have some sort of premium character, it's still not what a Lexus should be, especially given that the Lexus is a classic rebadge, which should not happen at...
Forum: Industry News and Rumors Yesterday, 09:10 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 47,237
Posted By mick78
Okay, I was guessing as it did look on some...

Okay, I was guessing as it did look on some topics like it would share A-pillar and front doors with the Cherokee, so that might have mislead me and one or two reports I came across. But wouldn't a...
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 01-17-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 27,418
Posted By mick78
I'm sure that a limited car will bes old, but it...

I'm sure that a limited car will bes old, but it makes me wonder if this will turn into a Pagani Zonda type of boutique car that refuses to die and keeps poping up in very limited numbered special...
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 01-17-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 47,237
Posted By mick78
I'm not sure whether the Yuntu is not actually a...

I'm not sure whether the Yuntu is not actually a 7 seat Cherokee and thus based of the smaller, Giulietta derived platform;
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 01-17-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 47,237
Posted By mick78
http://www.carscoops.com/2018/01/sergio-marchionne...

http://www.carscoops.com/2018/01/sergio-marchionne-confirms-wrangler.html

A Chrysler Pacifica based cross over is confirmed, should arrive within 18 month (so probably 2,5 years in FCA time)
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 01-17-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By mick78
well there are numerous sizes in between a...

well there are numerous sizes in between a 1950ies scooter car and a full size truck, thankfully...
Forum: Concept Cars 01-17-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,537
Posted By mick78
Indeed, Lexus needs no rebadge. And they can keep...

Indeed, Lexus needs no rebadge. And they can keep the Land Cruisers under their own, well known name, that likely also has more recognition with those "go anywhere" fans the LCs have all around the...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 01-17-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By mick78
So basically teh same size as the Karoq, also MQB...

So basically teh same size as the Karoq, also MQB derived, looking similar though slightly more boring and old. Oh, and yes, China does receive the Karoq as well.

Probably instead of designing...
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 01-16-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 651
Posted By mick78
They will likely keep selling both versions, it...

They will likely keep selling both versions, it has worked before, and it will help in the future. Also it helps to keep the Jetta name plate in the global top 10 (VW sums every remotely Jetta...
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 01-16-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By mick78
I agree, the Scirocco never looked particularly...

I agree, the Scirocco never looked particularly good, mainly because you could kind of tell that it was frist designed by one guy (Murat GŁnalk of PSA/Mercedes history), and then reworked by his...
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 01-16-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 47,237
Posted By mick78
Plan with a smiley and a question mark ;)

Plan with a smiley and a question mark ;)
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 01-16-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,258
Posted By mick78
Not offering it globally: FCA clever decision #147

Not offering it globally: FCA clever decision #147
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 01-16-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By mick78
Actually it seems to use the BMW 600's body, and...

Actually it seems to use the BMW 600's body, and not just in terms of " inspired", but like actually reusingsome tooling form the 50ies (look how crude the front window is held in with thick rubber,...
Forum: Industry News and Rumors 01-16-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 47,237
Posted By mick78
Like most of the strategic FCA decisions of the...

Like most of the strategic FCA decisions of the recent past, they make very little sense. So they will "Lancia" those brands until no one would be interested in buying them anyway....
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 01-16-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 651
Posted By mick78
That indeed describes this nice, but generic mix...

That indeed describes this nice, but generic mix of best selling sedans very well.



After having been in a T-Roc this weekend on a local motor show, I can't imagine real life will do the...
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 01-16-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By mick78
Also, it looks more "VAG" than the Hyundai...

Also, it looks more "VAG" than the Hyundai Fusion, sorry Ford Elantra, aka. Jetta does.
Forum: Concept Cars 01-16-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By mick78
That looks like a Lexus version of the Toyota...

That looks like a Lexus version of the Toyota RAV4, kind of like the NX would look if it would have to offer a huge boot....
Forum: Concept Cars 01-16-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,537
Posted By mick78
So did the Lexus LC, yet, unlike 99% of brands,...

So did the Lexus LC, yet, unlike 99% of brands, Lexus kept the concepot pretty much intact. Now if they can pull the same trick here, and put in the LC's interior, that would makle it probably the...
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 01-16-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By mick78
It's surprisingly good looking, but just like the...

It's surprisingly good looking, but just like the VW Scirocco, IMO caught a bit in the trap, that an i30 (Elantra GT) doesn't look much worse (as i30N, it even has more of a sleeper profile, what I...
Forum: Concept Cars 01-15-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,537
Posted By mick78
http://www.carscoops.com/2018/01/new-lexus-lf-1-li...

http://www.carscoops.com/2018/01/new-lexus-lf-1-limitless-concept-is.html
...
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 01-15-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,147
Posted By mick78
It could of course be that, though the Ranger...

It could of course be that, though the Ranger already had excellent crash test ratings before, unlike some other trucks. But given how federal testing was not planed initially, adaptions sound very...
Forum: New Cars 2017/2018 01-15-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 28,830
Posted By mick78
Imagine a normal, not overdone lower grille, how...

Imagine a normal, not overdone lower grille, how much better it would look. Designers seem to be obsessed with adding details and air vents with weird shapes to car front end nowadays...
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