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#51 of 60 Re: Yes, now the Lancer [iluvmysephia1]
Jan 23, 2007 (9:12 pm)
Yeah I do think it is the best looking compact on the market pal. Even the base Lancer, is very attractive and offers a lot of value.
#52 of 60 Re: Yes, now the Lancer [rockylee]
Jan 25, 2007 (8:28 pm)
Hey sephia,I think you might be making a small car convert of rocky (haha)! I applaud you and I hope you continue the effort. Next you can try to win over the rest of the country that seem to think that if a car is 20 feet long and sucks down gas like its gouing out of style it must be the best on the market. I really love the 012 especially and I think itwould make a stylish,powerful and relatively inexpensive business car. The 828/2 also looks like a fantastic deal. It looks like a promising cheap, small hot hatch. And the best part is that you get a slick shifting paddle tranny in a 14 grand car!
Jan 25, 2007 (8:59 pm)
not only that, but both the Obvio!'s have a virtual electronic palace inside the cabin, with gadgetry that would put Steven Job's parlor to shame!
For all the 828/2 offers, $14,000 is a really good price. Paddle-shifting automatic tranny to boot! It does make a person curious to drive one, yes.
#54 of 60 Re: itsme12235... [iluvmysephia1]
Jan 28, 2007 (8:40 pm)
Good point, I completely forgot about the onboard system system, basically a desktop computer with internet capabilities and the whole bit integrated into the dashboard. That in and of itself is a revolutionary achievement, not to mention those interesting little Boblebee backpacks that come with it.. On the Obvio! homepage I was also surprised to see that the image of the 828/2 in a person's hand was equipped with scissor doors like on Lamborghini's and other high quality exotic cars. It made me wonder if that feature would be included on a productoin model. Could you give me any info on that?
#55 of 60 I do think that the 828/2's
Jan 30, 2007 (7:48 pm)
doors will flip up like that. That is one other different thing about these cars that makes them "one of a kind" cars.
There is a lot to like about the new Obvio!'s.
#56 of 60 Re: itsme12235... [itsme12235]
Jan 31, 2007 (8:43 am)
I completely forgot about the onboard system system, basically a desktop computer with internet capabilities and the whole bit integrated into the dashboard.
Yep, that's just what we need, as if it wasn't bad enough that
we have drivers being distracted by cellphones now we'll have them surfing the web and watching YouTube.
With all due respect the likelihood of all those features being included in a $14,000 car approaches that of Malcolm Bricklin being involved with a successful automotive venture.
Feb 09, 2008 (1:22 pm)
and it is a big butt, Mr.Bricklin brought Subaru to the U.S. though I don't like them and have never liked any of their models, I have been told that many American people do like them. So Mr.Bricklin has had a measure of success in the automotive field.
I was thinking of Mr.Bricklin just the other day and wondering why the press hasn't given us a "Bricklin" update of late. Wad he up to?
#58 of 60 Re: Ahhh, but.... [iluvmysephia1]
Feb 10, 2008 (4:57 pm)
Yes it was Mal Bricklin who first imported the flimsy Subaru 360, a ridiculous, outdated cartoon car to the USA>
It was a flop as were the Bricklin SV1 and the Yugo which he then went on to make and import respectively as for Subaru, it gained traction in the US market long after Bricklin's short-lived tenure as an importer.
How so before the Obvio hits a showroom near us?
#59 of 60 I don't know when the Brazilian powerhouse
Feb 10, 2008 (8:25 pm)
Obvio! is going to hit American shores. The clown car race is currently being led by the SmartForSomeone's, and they have received the lion's share of the clown car press, with next to little press given to the lowly Obvio's.
#60 of 60 Re: I don't know when the Brazilian powerhouse [iluvmysephia1]
Feb 11, 2008 (5:11 pm)
I've actually seen Smarts, on actual streets! I think I'd notice an Obvio if I ever saw one. (Big IF!)