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Old 05-12-2017, 12:47 PM
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Default Today. The most unique consumer vehicle on the market.

The automotive industry used to be home to some rather unique vehicles and even brands that enjoyed healthy sustaining sales. Some individual companies had strong identities with which customers aligned their own needs and desires. But then, trends formed (some may blame the automotive media) and a "normalization" effect took place and similarities ran rampant.

My question for you is this : what vehicle today, under $110k (101k Euros or 86k GBP) do you feel truly fields it's own identity without being a reactionary copy-cat act in a sea of greying sameness and may even sacrifice sales in order to truly stand for it's own identity.

I have a few ideas, but I'd rather hear yours.
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Old 05-12-2017, 01:35 PM
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I don't actually like the styling but the only car that comes to mind for me is the Tesla Model X. As far as conventional cars, I think Volvo does a great job (per my avatar) of making products that really stand out, especially the new S90. If we're talking about keeping brand identify even if it means the styling might be preventing sales from huge growth, Subaru. Every single Subaru model...

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Old 05-12-2017, 02:19 PM
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Years ago, I would have selected a Lotus.

Now, I'm going to throw the Alfa Romeo 4C into the mix. Its everything you want from sporty to track. Unequalled at the price which I think fits into the bucket starting at US$55000
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Old 05-12-2017, 03:49 PM
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Obviously any Tesla. Alfa 4C fits also in your description.

However, i will throw in the Panamera. Nothing compares to it in the luxury segment.
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Old 05-12-2017, 05:02 PM
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Chevrolet Corvette.
Nissan Murano.
Ford Flex
Mini Clubman
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Old 05-12-2017, 05:18 PM
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Hyundai Veloster is a big one. No other 3 -door car on the market like that.
The Civic Coupe is also a unicorn now that Kia has faded out the Forte Coupe. Although I don't expect it to come back another generation unfortunately.

I agree with the Panamera. It's such a strong product as well.

This is out of the price range, but the Ferrari FF is still a major stand out in the exotic segment. No other shooting brakes out there right now.
It's more fun to drive a slow car fast than a fast car slow.
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Old 05-12-2017, 11:00 PM
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The Tesla Model S is a standout for me.
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Old 05-13-2017, 06:13 PM
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Lexus LC for me
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Old 05-13-2017, 08:12 PM
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Honda Fit. Not just an ordinary hatchback, and has a history of similarly difficult to pigeonhole ancestors back to the Civic wagon.
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Old 05-14-2017, 03:09 AM
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Corvette Stingray. Neither Ford nor FCA have one. It's quintessentially American in every way and a true one-of-a-kind.

The Porsche 911 is also 100% unique given that no one has challenged it with a rear engine.
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