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Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 06:44 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 34,847
Posted By spwolf
considering how much mags dislike M5, i find it...

considering how much mags dislike M5, i find it amusing how many people here are willing to dismiss GS-F without even knowing single thing about it.

Most special thing about M5 is that it gets...
Forum: RC - First Generation Yesterday, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By spwolf
best part of IS is lower plastic panels which are...

best part of IS is lower plastic panels which are way better than in anything this price range... problem is that upper ones are not that great quality, and thats what you see, touch and hear daily...
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By spwolf
i would pick easily NX over all of those cars......

i would pick easily NX over all of those cars... RC-F is $75k coupe though.
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 02:01 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 34,847
Posted By spwolf
is it that simple? I doubt it... even here,...

is it that simple? I doubt it... even here, people are willing to defend M5 which is called a lousy attempt by most credible magazines, and be hard on yet unreleased GS-F, just because.

I am sure...
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 01:51 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 34,847
Posted By spwolf
BMW and Lexus have very different goals and...

BMW and Lexus have very different goals and strategies. A lot of BMW updates came due to catastrophical failures they have quite often with their engines :-).

New Lexus V8 is amazing engine. New...
Forum: Car Chat 12-19-14, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By spwolf
yes, SUVs are very popular and NX looks sharp.

yes, SUVs are very popular and NX looks sharp.
Forum: Car Chat 12-19-14, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,861
Posted By spwolf
reminds me of VW talking up weight reduction of...

reminds me of VW talking up weight reduction of Golf, superior technology and all, and when mags tested Golf vs other cars in same test, it weighted exactly the same as better equipped Auris, instead...
Forum: Car Chat 12-19-14, 12:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,861
Posted By spwolf
Thats just obfuscation from Ford. Titanium does...

Thats just obfuscation from Ford. Titanium does not have heavier maximum weight allowed at all. So it can accept much less additional weight in form of passengers and cargo than base model, as...
Forum: Car Chat 12-19-14, 06:38 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 34,847
Posted By spwolf
loaded could be easily over $90k... it is going...

loaded could be easily over $90k... it is going to have more options than RC-F and RC-F carbon with TVD is pretty expensive too, over 80k, right?

But I also think that it will start in 70's....
Forum: Car Chat 12-19-14, 06:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,246
Posted By spwolf
in reality, GS was first Lexus with predator...

in reality, GS was first Lexus with predator grill :-)

roll forward to today and it looks like almost any other grill.. things are changing fast!
Forum: Car Chat 12-19-14, 04:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,246
Posted By spwolf
we already see that they have air ducts like in...

we already see that they have air ducts like in IS-F, so there will be some changes there too.
Forum: Car Chat 12-19-14, 03:26 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 34,847
Posted By spwolf
well said...

well said...
Forum: Car Chat 12-19-14, 03:15 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 34,847
Posted By spwolf
Why would you use GS450h though? GS350 vs GS-F is...

Why would you use GS450h though? GS350 vs GS-F is same as RC-350 vs RC-F. So it should not be more than $10k difference. I would say $80k start max.

But also, without knowing what is inside...
Forum: NX Models 12-18-14, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By spwolf
general rule of thumb - aftermarket turbos need...

general rule of thumb - aftermarket turbos need the cooldown, while factory ones do not, as they have this in their ecu, and fans will keep working if needed even after you exit the car.
Forum: NX Models 12-18-14, 10:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,188
Posted By spwolf
just FYI, dealers dont replace components... if...

just FYI, dealers dont replace components... if they think there is a hardware issue, complete unit is replaced.

Usually first thing is to update software and if it still happens, they replace...
Forum: Car Chat 12-18-14, 07:23 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 34,847
Posted By spwolf
or they simply want to do NA V8 in a sports sedan...

or they simply want to do NA V8 in a sports sedan and not FI... shocking from company that races NA V8's in LMP and wins vs Audi's and Porsche's turbo vehicles, right?
Forum: Car Chat 12-18-14, 02:32 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 24,397
Posted By spwolf
obviously :-)

obviously :-)
Forum: Car Chat 12-18-14, 12:08 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 34,847
Posted By spwolf
Once again, you are very stuck on that 0-60, but...

Once again, you are very stuck on that 0-60, but all right :-)

I dont see why Lexus cant have V8 competitor that is a bit lighter and NA engine.
Forum: Car Chat 12-18-14, 02:07 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 34,847
Posted By spwolf
new V8 is pretty darn great, it is definitely not...

new V8 is pretty darn great, it is definitely not generation behind anything...
Forum: Car Chat 12-17-14, 06:46 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 34,847
Posted By spwolf
i cant see it much more than that... but you also...

i cant see it much more than that... but you also said it is not just 0-60, so it is not just about hp :-)
Forum: Car Chat 12-17-14, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By spwolf
right... they also tell us they are constantly...

right... they also tell us they are constantly sold out and that they have no inventory at all... which is what these analysts have been talking about for past 3 months.
Forum: Car Chat 12-17-14, 06:09 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 34,847
Posted By spwolf
so whats the deal then? wait until you get that...

so whats the deal then? wait until you get that data.
Forum: Car Chat 12-17-14, 03:46 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 34,847
Posted By spwolf
DRLs and light look amazing to me... every new...

DRLs and light look amazing to me... every new variation is better than before... from IS to RC to NX to now GS.

If we remember how outraged everyone was at 2012 GS, and how "boring" it looks now,...
Forum: Car Chat 12-17-14, 03:36 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 34,847
Posted By spwolf
Audi S6 has won most comparos against M5 despite...

Audi S6 has won most comparos against M5 despite being slower car... I dont see why 0-60 has to be everything.

And so did GS350 vs 530i.
Forum: Car Chat 12-17-14, 02:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,246
Posted By spwolf
V8, bigger wheels, bigger brakes, etc.. that...

V8, bigger wheels, bigger brakes, etc.. that weights... GS350 is 3750lbs, right?
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