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#9656 of 10984 Re: . [fintail]
Nov 09, 2012 (8:37 am)
Lancia is the new european Chrysler...ugh. How badly is that going to fail?
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Can we short sell Lancia stock?
It was like Saturn becoming the American Vauxhall. Like Merkur before that.
Citroen certainly makes, uh, shall we say "interesting", cars, and be nice about it?
It's a crowded home turf, and a shrinking market on top of that. Probably not even worth pursuing, at least until they begin to rebound.
#9657 of 10984 Re: . [ateixeira]
Nov 09, 2012 (9:02 am)
I don't know if Lancia has been viable for a long time. I have seen numerous late model Alfas on the road though.
Citroen has a little cult behind it. Maybe like Saab, but with more mass market/affordable cars. A big Citroen might be the only large French car that anyone would buy.
Europe might have too many brands for a market that isn't really any more likely to buy than the US, and maybe no more economically stable either.
#9658 of 10984 Re: . [fintail]
Nov 09, 2012 (9:10 am)
I've always loved Alfas but I've just given up after many heart breaks.
Next MX-5 is supposed to share a platform with the new Spyder, that certainly sounds interesting. Would likely be too spendy for a toy, new at least. We'll see.
Way too many brands, I predict at least 2-3 will fold.
#9659 of 10984 Citroen
Nov 09, 2012 (11:32 am)
Way back in the day, the Eiffel Tower displayed colossal Citroen advertising:
#9660 of 10984 Re: Citroen [lemko]
Nov 09, 2012 (11:42 am)
Gee I wonder why they stopped.
#9661 of 10984 Re: Citroen [ateixeira]
Nov 09, 2012 (11:43 am)
Looks like some graffiti vandal tagged the tower!
#9662 of 10984 Re: Citroen [lemko]
Nov 09, 2012 (11:49 am)
I know man that's just awful. Hideous!
Nov 09, 2012 (5:06 pm)
I saw signs in Mackinaw that read 'No riding snowmobiles on the sidewalk'.
In the winter, snowmobiles are the preferred way of getting to and from the island to the mainland.
Nov 10, 2012 (9:56 am)
Does the US get a new style S60/V60 wagon? I saw one, doesn't seem familiar.
Zero Prius and zero Lexus, but I am in not in a big city today.
Random selection of cars on the road. Truck is a bit out of place:
Also saw a Durango with a Canadian flag on the windshield.
Nov 10, 2012 (1:12 pm)
Is that a horse at the left end of the parking lot?