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#36049 of 38493 Re: the burnout car again [steve_]
Feb 23, 2013 (9:03 am)
> BMWs are "normal". I rarely see one up my way.
I see a BMW all the time. My neighbor, who does car repair work in between his other job, has had one sitting in my driveway for months now. Apparently it's not repairable or expensive to do and the owner is waiting--who knows, I haven't asked him about it yet.
Feb 23, 2013 (9:27 am)
Cherokee---Looks like a 4-wheel soda machine.
Tesla -- they may go belly up but they will be remembered for doing one significant thing that nobody ever did before them----they made an electric car that was every bit as good (or better) than a gasoline car. In other words, they gave consumers a reason to buy one.
Problem is, this pricing structure for Tesla is BMW/Lexus territory, not Volt/Prius territory.
#36051 of 38493 Re: New> [andys120]
Feb 23, 2013 (9:30 am)
The top part looks like extrapolation on the Mustang's taillights from some years.
The lower part looks, well, it just looks... Take off the chrome and the lower might be better, BUT the lower and the upper are far out of balance, as are several cars these days. Or maybe that art appreciation class I took in my college days is taking me down the wrong thinking track. The forté of Jeep was a wholesome look that looked like a rough and tough vehicle. This front end does not look that way.
#36052 of 38493 Re: New> [imidazol97]
Feb 23, 2013 (10:13 am)
I think it might be some kind of reaction to the goofy stuff coming out of Toyota and Nissan lately. I also do get a dose of Fiat in it, who has a history of sometimes being wacky, themselves. It's essentially a Liberty, which was never very rough and tumble. I guess this thing will show how much image drives sales.
Feb 23, 2013 (10:34 am)
Jeep fans will insist that it have round headlights too.
#36054 of 38493 Re: New> [ateixeira]
Feb 23, 2013 (11:57 am)
The overall shape of that thing isn't too bad, but that front-end looks like it's trying to be 4 or 5 different vehicles, all at once!
Feb 23, 2013 (12:26 pm)
#36056 of 38493 Re: Brochure art> [andys120]
Feb 23, 2013 (12:35 pm)
Mid 70s Maserati Quattroporte. Look at the weird headlight wipers. You're not German, stop trying
(I won't even mention those wipers...oops)
#36057 of 38493 Re: New> [steve_]
Feb 23, 2013 (12:36 pm)
You're probably right about that. The lights on the thing will be a stumbling block for their sheer oddity, too.
#36058 of 38493 Re: Brochure art> [fintail]
Feb 23, 2013 (1:06 pm)
Yup, that's the 1974-78 Maserati Quattroporte II which was built on a Citroen SM chassis and featured some of the weirdness inherent in Citroens.