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Forum: Car Chat 02-22-17, 08:39 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,036
Posted By Och
Exactly, and it only gets worse with slippery or...

Exactly, and it only gets worse with slippery or snowy roads. Try stopping a loaded 18 wheeler on ice - no matter how hard the weight is pushing on those tires, the traction is still non existent.
Forum: Car Chat 02-22-17, 08:34 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,036
Posted By Och
mmarshall, I'm afraid your experience is a bit......

mmarshall, I'm afraid your experience is a bit... outdated. Sure, early FWD vehicles were superior to older RWD cars in bad weather, but that doesn't apply to modern vehicles at all. In fact, with...
Forum: Car Chat 02-22-17, 08:11 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,036
Posted By Och
There isn't much difference between modern RWD vs...

There isn't much difference between modern RWD vs FWD in snow provided they both equipped with similar set of tires. Of course with similar tires AWD will fare even better, except when it comes to...
Forum: Car Chat 02-22-17, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By Och
Don't get replicas. Find a set of take offs.

Don't get replicas. Find a set of take offs.
Forum: Car Chat 02-22-17, 03:18 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,036
Posted By Och
Оr maybe these individuals are just driving...

Оr maybe these individuals are just driving enthusiasts. Clearly, people that buy Lexus SUVs are not enthusiasts and are perfectly happy with stylish minivans.
Forum: Car Chat 02-22-17, 02:45 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,036
Posted By Och
Lexus suvs can't do that.

Lexus suvs can't do that.
Forum: Car Chat 02-22-17, 12:32 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,036
Posted By Och
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KU5cfxbMnro

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KU5cfxbMnro
Forum: Car Chat 02-21-17, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By Och
Most EPA mileage ratings are utter BS. It not...

Most EPA mileage ratings are utter BS. It not uncommon to see real world mileage being half that of EPA claims.
Forum: Car Chat 02-18-17, 05:41 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,303
Posted By Och
That is very true, Germans make "lease and get...

That is very true, Germans make "lease and get rid of" vehicles.
Forum: Car Chat 02-17-17, 03:06 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,303
Posted By Och
Sometimes I have a feeling that there is some...

Sometimes I have a feeling that there is some sort of agreement between German and Japanese manufacturers that Japanese will always stay a few steps behind.
Forum: Car Chat 02-15-17, 04:31 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,829
Posted By Och
Try X5 with M sport package set on comfort...

Try X5 with M sport package set on comfort setting.
Forum: The Clubhouse 02-14-17, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Och
What did ya'll get for Valentines day?

My wife got me one of those. :D

http://i.imgur.com/7Pelz4K.jpg
Forum: Car Chat 02-13-17, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By Och
Well, some models are only available with TTV8...

Well, some models are only available with TTV8 and up. These engines are not that rare.
Forum: Car Chat 02-13-17, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By Och
BMW and MB also have TTV12 engines as well. For...

BMW and MB also have TTV12 engines as well. For TTV8 they have mainstream and high performance versions.
Forum: Car Chat 02-12-17, 01:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,829
Posted By Och
There's not that much market for compact, light...

There's not that much market for compact, light sedans. Coupes are another story.
Forum: Car Chat 02-12-17, 01:11 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,829
Posted By Och
The average current 3 series is a 328 xdrive, and...

The average current 3 series is a 328 xdrive, and it drives and sounds pretty much like a camry.
Forum: Car Chat 02-12-17, 01:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,829
Posted By Och
Surprised to see that IS and 3 series are the...

Surprised to see that IS and 3 series are the same size... the 3 series sure feels bloated compared to the previous generation 3 series, and the IS somehow feels more compact.
Forum: Car Chat 02-12-17, 11:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,829
Posted By Och
Current 3 series is huge and bloated, its the...

Current 3 series is huge and bloated, its the size of old 5 series.
Forum: Car Chat 02-12-17, 10:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,829
Posted By Och
That is also true. It's family sedan sized, while...

That is also true. It's family sedan sized, while the IS is still compact. Come to think of it, the IS is the only sedan in it's class that is still compact, the rest have really balooned.
Forum: Car Chat 02-12-17, 10:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,829
Posted By Och
Not sure what the lease rates on q50 are, but the...

Not sure what the lease rates on q50 are, but the old G37 leased for less than IS250 here in NYC.
Forum: Car Chat 02-11-17, 05:01 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,829
Posted By Och
It's just a coupe version of the aging and...

It's just a coupe version of the aging and unimpressive q50 sedan.
Forum: Car Chat 02-09-17, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By Och
Power life gates are awesome - when the car is...

Power life gates are awesome - when the car is dirty with all the winter salt on the roads, I hate to get my hands dirty having to grab it to open and close.
Forum: Car Chat 02-08-17, 09:00 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,036
Posted By Och
Yeah, and Kia probably sold 70,000 of whatever...

Yeah, and Kia probably sold 70,000 of whatever crapbucket SUVs they make. Lexus is supposed to be a premium brand selling premium vehicles - they have Toyota to sell vast quantities of downmarket...
Forum: Car Chat 02-08-17, 08:05 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,036
Posted By Och
Exactly. There is nothing premium about fwd...

Exactly. There is nothing premium about fwd transverse chassis SUVs - they are basically minivans in disguise. I guess Lexus is happy about selling in large numbers to soccer moms and pensioners who...
Forum: Car Chat 02-05-17, 09:45 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,036
Posted By Och
They would have to start by building an SUV that...

They would have to start by building an SUV that is based on proper chassis, before they can even think of building an SUV that can compete with AMG or M SUVs. The FWD crapbucket chassis that RX and...
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