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Forum: Car Chat Today, 11:56 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 63,225
Posted By TangoRed
From the article: "Although the C350 and...

From the article:

"Although the C350 and S500 plug-in hybrids have different engines and electric motors, the two cars share the same battery design and power electronics as a method to speed up...
Forum: Car Chat Today, 11:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,028
Posted By TangoRed
They look so totally different in person (now...

They look so totally different in person (now that I've finally seen a Genesis) that I have to disagree.
Forum: Car Chat Today, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By TangoRed
Sounds like they nailed it.

Sounds like they nailed it.
Forum: Car Chat 09-20-14, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 356
Posted By TangoRed
This article annoyed me. Autoblog has gone on and...

This article annoyed me. Autoblog has gone on and on in the past about effective the previous-gen Mustang was with its live axle and then made it sound like it was the worst vehicle ever in this...
Forum: Car Chat 09-19-14, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 788
Posted By TangoRed
Remember, this is the car Johan de Nysschen...

Remember, this is the car Johan de Nysschen rejected and sent back to the drawing board a couple of years ago. Hopefully it was worth it.
Forum: Car Chat 09-19-14, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By TangoRed
What's interesting is that the E-class seems to...

What's interesting is that the E-class seems to have retained a bit of its wedge profile from the W212.
Forum: Car Chat 09-17-14, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By TangoRed
It's not going to look much different than the...

It's not going to look much different than the C-class and S-class; it's highly likely it'll have more aggressive front and rear ends though.
Forum: Car Chat 09-17-14, 11:13 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 36,651
Posted By TangoRed
Too big and heavy for my liking.

Too big and heavy for my liking.
Forum: Car Chat 09-17-14, 08:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 710
Posted By TangoRed
For what these vehicles are used for there's...

For what these vehicles are used for there's really no reason to still have a solid axle. The Navigator, GL-class, and QX80 (nee QX56) all tow just fine with their indepedent suspensions. I'm...
Forum: Car Chat 09-17-14, 04:31 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,273
Posted By TangoRed
^^^The insiders on allpar all seem to think this...

^^^The insiders on allpar all seem to think this is just a clickbait story.
Forum: Car Chat 09-15-14, 09:15 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 63,997
Posted By TangoRed
One last comment mmarshall- note that cars like...

One last comment mmarshall- note that cars like the Focus and the Dart are using a dry dual clutch tranny, which is more jerky than the setup VW/Acura uses, for example.
Forum: Car Chat 09-15-14, 04:40 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 63,997
Posted By TangoRed
My experience with an 2010 VW CC DSG indicated...

My experience with an 2010 VW CC DSG indicated that it could get jerky around parking lot speeds. Did you test a model that was earlier than that?
Forum: Car Chat 09-11-14, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By TangoRed
Doubt it. The Cayenne Turbo uses a 8-speed Aisin...

Doubt it. The Cayenne Turbo uses a 8-speed Aisin transmission.
Forum: Car Chat 09-11-14, 04:36 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,906
Posted By TangoRed
Shame you can't say more. Thanks for the...

Shame you can't say more. Thanks for the background on the X-type though, so interesting seeing design proposals and hearing the behind the scenes drama.
Forum: Car Chat 09-11-14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,015
Posted By TangoRed
That's funny you said 200M instead of 200C. The...

That's funny you said 200M instead of 200C. The 300M didn't have much of a trunk lid either when it debuted in 1998....
Forum: Car Chat 09-11-14, 11:58 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,758
Posted By TangoRed
The SL has a different mission, even in AMG form....

The SL has a different mission, even in AMG form. It's very heavy, focused on grand touring, and has a folding hard top. This is a much more focused model with handling being paramount. Whether those...
Forum: Car Chat 09-11-14, 11:40 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,758
Posted By TangoRed
That's the thing. This is NOT an SLS successor....

That's the thing. This is NOT an SLS successor. It was designed to slot under the space the SLS previously occupied.

EDIT: Mercedes is considering not giving the virtually done roadster model the...
Forum: Car Chat 09-11-14, 10:59 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,758
Posted By TangoRed
No word on US pricing but expect $100k-$130k...

No word on US pricing but expect $100k-$130k depending on the model. Similar to 911 Carrera S prices.
Forum: Car Chat 09-10-14, 08:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,467
Posted By TangoRed
It's just the typical internet whining. See...

It's just the typical internet whining. See Cayenne introduction, "dilution" of MB of Audi/BMW/MB as they offer cheaper models in the US, etc. Any time a manufacturer increases their bandwidth...
Forum: Car Chat 09-10-14, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 972
Posted By TangoRed
Actually the A6 is just getting its facelift in...

Actually the A6 is just getting its facelift in the next few months (and its slight). No full redesign yet. EDIT: looks like it won't hit the US until the 2016 MY, Europe gets it very soon. Official...
Forum: Car Chat 09-10-14, 12:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,467
Posted By TangoRed
What's funny is that the California was...

What's funny is that the California was originally developed to be a Maserati.
Forum: Car Chat 09-10-14, 11:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,467
Posted By TangoRed
I would take that with a grain of salt. Remember...

I would take that with a grain of salt. Remember Maserati is in the mix as well. I think Marchionne will be making more purposeful grand tourers though with the Ferrari name though...in the vein of...
Forum: Car Chat 09-09-14, 07:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 812
Posted By TangoRed
Lol nice of you to troll on through ;)

Lol nice of you to troll on through ;)
Forum: Car Chat 09-09-14, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 665
Posted By TangoRed
These reviews haven't been as positive as I...

These reviews haven't been as positive as I would've expected.
Forum: Car Chat 09-09-14, 02:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 812
Posted By TangoRed
Much better is quite the exaggeration, plus the...

Much better is quite the exaggeration, plus the Viper is more rare. The car actually does having some things going for it you know. ;)



I highly doubt reliability was one of the concerns when...
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