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#10094 of 11424 Re: Altima, Sentra [sandman_6472]
Jan 18, 2013 (8:34 am)
I'm more of a hatch guy. The Versa Note looks better than the Versa sedan, but the latter is so cheapened and I'm afraid to check out the Note.
Should be dirt cheap, though.
#10095 of 11424 Re: Altima, Sentra [ateixeira]
Jan 18, 2013 (10:27 am)
Philly show is tomorrow! Even expanded it again this year (after expanding it last year, up 100K SF since 2011).
Even better, scored 2 free tickets thanks to friends in high places at SOA.
first time in about 5 years too that my son is going with me. If he can manage to find a job in May when he graduates college, that will be the next sales story from my clan.
he is already online looking. I try to point out that maybe he should be job looking first, but that has not seem to sunk in yet. Chip off the old block!
#10096 of 11424 Re: Altima, Sentra [stickguy]
Jan 18, 2013 (10:29 am)
I worked the day after my graduation.
A short break isn't bad...but get the job first!
#10097 of 11424 Spotted...
Jan 18, 2013 (11:04 am)
...dark blue Cadillac XTS travelling west on Napfle Street near Verree in NE Philly.
#10098 of 11424 Re: Altima, Sentra [ateixeira]
Jan 18, 2013 (11:05 am)
I took about 6 weeks off, didn't start looking til about a month before. Of course, the Y2K malaise economy was like a 1950s boom compared to now.
Jan 18, 2013 (4:40 pm)
This is old car week in Arizona when the big name car auctions come to town to show off the collectibles. T5here's plenty of new metal to be seen as well, either driven by well-heeled prospective buyers or being shown at the auctions.
So far I've seen:
-Jag XJ, these are really big especially if you look at their size compared to the big Jags of yore. Looked great in dark green, not so much in snow white.
-Audi A7, same deal, the white one I saw didn't look that good for a new Audi but then I saw a metallic grey one, niiice!
-Porsche (981) Boxster S, looks even nicer than in photos, it actually looks smaller than older models by a little but lines are more agressive. Me want!
-McLaren MP-4 Something, Something-C. I saw one last year and wasn't that impressed but this year they were showing off a copper colored coupe and a dark grey Spider. Both looked (and sounded) great.
No new Corvettes so far but everywhere you go you see new Pony Cars- Camaros, Mustangs and Challengers all seem equally popular.
Jan 19, 2013 (6:53 pm)
New Escape has turned up in my parking garage at home. Also saw a late model Maserati Quattroporte going ~35 with the windows down (temperature per my car's readout was 34F).
Jan 20, 2013 (5:28 am)
Lemme guess, smoking a cigar?
#10102 of 11424 Re: . [ateixeira]
Jan 20, 2013 (9:09 am)
I couldn't see very well. Either someone was trying to air out something, or Italian electronics were having fun
Last night, saw a late model Lexus IS (host of LEDs), not an F, but it had some kind of big exhaust on it, and frankly, didn't sound the best. I don't understand.
Jan 20, 2013 (1:07 pm)
Gotta be careful opening windows, you never know if they'll go back up!
IS oddball: so they pay for refinement and isolation, then pay more to take those away?