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Forum: Car Chat Today, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By pbm317
The new Ford Transit (and any car with barn doors...

The new Ford Transit (and any car with barn doors in the rear) could definitely use this. The door pillars in the middle effectively block being able to see anything directly behind the car using the...
Forum: Car Chat Today, 03:28 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 24,469
Posted By pbm317
Overall capabilities yes, but resources are...

Overall capabilities yes, but resources are stretched thin at Toyota right now, especially in powertrains where every single vehicle group is asking for an update. Toyota has fallen a bit behind in...
Forum: Car Chat Today, 12:07 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 24,469
Posted By pbm317
Ummm because they're completely different engine...

Ummm because they're completely different engine architectures and families? :confused: Just because you made one engine doesn't mean you can just slap that turbo on every engine and be done with it.
Forum: Car Chat Today, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By pbm317
GS - F is definitely one of them, not sure of the...

GS - F is definitely one of them, not sure of the general GS refresh will also be shown, RX or LX refresh might also be on the docket.

Toyota is showing the new Tacoma in Detroit I believe,...
Forum: Car Chat Today, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By pbm317
Sucks that they won't give the U.S. Market the 8"...

Sucks that they won't give the U.S. Market the 8" Infotainment display, It get saddled with a giant black bezel and a screen that's ~5.8" at least until 2016MY
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 03:42 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 40,930
Posted By pbm317
The Driver Support Package is available, and...

The Driver Support Package is available, and mentioned on the site, but it also says "Special Order" and since we all know how much Lexus loves special orders... haha
...
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 03:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 932
Posted By pbm317
Definitely agree with you Chikoo, my brother...

Definitely agree with you Chikoo, my brother would always hate it, saying I "kick out" the mirrors too far wide.

In different cars the range of motion isn't always able to completely eliminate...
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 932
Posted By pbm317
I've driven the Honda's and Acura's with your new...

I've driven the Honda's and Acura's with your new mirror fairly extensively and, personally, as some others have also said, it works fine for me. I don't need something that gives me a crystal clear...
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 11:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 932
Posted By pbm317
I don't think it's supposed to give a "clear"...

I don't think it's supposed to give a "clear" picture of a car in your blind spot. If you are just aware of an object - dark and/or blurry, you'll know something is there, and you can then confirm...
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 10:00 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 40,930
Posted By pbm317
Superbly?? Maybe it's selling well relatively to...

Superbly?? Maybe it's selling well relatively to its own recent lackluster sales, but it's far from superb. Nowhere near the peak of GX sales when it first launched in the U.S. ~36,000 total units...
Forum: Car Chat 11-23-14, 10:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 932
Posted By pbm317
Yeah, obviously a true blind spot warning/monitor...

Yeah, obviously a true blind spot warning/monitor system is best, but lots of people don't want to pay the extra for that system, this is automakers trying to give a lower cost option.
Forum: Car Chat 11-21-14, 09:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By pbm317
Actually, Chrysler is preparing to abandon its...

Actually, Chrysler is preparing to abandon its "premium mainstream" position (or attempted position) and move fully back in line with traditional mainstream competitors.
Forum: Car Chat 11-20-14, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By pbm317
I think the "new" front looks a bit like the...

I think the "new" front looks a bit like the outgoing Kia Sorento

...
Forum: Car Chat 11-20-14, 05:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,201
Posted By pbm317
When I saw this at the show yesterday this was...

When I saw this at the show yesterday this was the first thing that popped into my head regarding the front. And the taillights with the top connecting bar reminded me of the new Saab 9-5.
Forum: Car Chat 11-17-14, 09:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By pbm317
This was in a recent issue of Car and Driver. ...

This was in a recent issue of Car and Driver.

#1 is the Bentley Mulsanne, #2 is the Passat, and #3 is the Audi S8
...
Forum: Car Chat 11-17-14, 09:35 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 22,880
Posted By pbm317
GS F will bow in Detroit.

GS F will bow in Detroit.
Forum: Car Chat 11-17-14, 02:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,244
Posted By pbm317
Unless you haven't fully vetted out the sale...

Unless you haven't fully vetted out the sale price, residual and money factor, there's not much to get "burned" for. Just know all the various acquisition and disposition fees. Take good care of your...
Forum: RC - First Generation 11-16-14, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,433
Posted By pbm317
Exact options may not be available to mix and...

Exact options may not be available to mix and match a la carte due to specific wiring harness variations, etc.
Forum: Car Chat 11-16-14, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By pbm317
I think the XE will be a fully competitive car in...

I think the XE will be a fully competitive car in the segment and could potentially double Jaguar's total sales volume. It may not completely set any new bar in the market, but it will continue to...
Forum: Car Chat 11-14-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By pbm317
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NcuODOnist8 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NcuODOnist8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avIJBc8BlPs
Forum: Car Chat 11-13-14, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 389
Posted By pbm317
The reason, as I and others have indicated, is to...

The reason, as I and others have indicated, is to give the Buick dealerships trucks and full size SUV's to sell. These are highly profitable units that help bolster each franchise's finances, as...
Forum: Car Chat 11-13-14, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 389
Posted By pbm317
Like you noted, it's really for the Buick dealers...

Like you noted, it's really for the Buick dealers to offer trucks and SUV's for added profitability. So they're the ones that would really miss GMC.
Forum: Car Chat 11-13-14, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By pbm317
This is more in line with an xB replacement.

This is more in line with an xB replacement.
Forum: Car Chat 11-13-14, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 908
Posted By pbm317
That they did! Just showing how many they did...

That they did! Just showing how many they did have at one point. Toyota has worked at cleaning up badging on the rear of the trucks. New Tundra has Toyota molded into the tailgate handle and Tundra...
Forum: Car Chat 11-12-14, 05:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,582
Posted By pbm317
Actually, people with MDX's are remaining loyal...

Actually, people with MDX's are remaining loyal to new MDX's at at higher rate in 2014 than in prior years. ~33% of MDX trade ins in 2012 bought a new MDX, vs ~40% this year.
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