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Forum: Car Chat 03-23-15, 08:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,906
Posted By Mr. Burns
http://content.worldcarfans.co/2015/3/16/super/191...

http://content.worldcarfans.co/2015/3/16/super/19166996231194940710.jpg

Awesome proportions.
Forum: Car Chat 03-18-15, 10:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,610
Posted By Mr. Burns
It's funny how Audi is consistently grouped with...

It's funny how Audi is consistently grouped with BMW and Mercedes in the US as the "German 3" when in reality Audi is struggling as much as any of the other Tier 2 brands these days.

Audi's sales...
Forum: Car Chat 03-11-15, 11:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,130
Posted By Mr. Burns
Applies more to you than me. ...

Applies more to you than me.

http://resources.carsguide.com.au/styles/cg_hero_large/s3/audi-a6-2015-blue-(3).jpg
http://content.worldcarfans.co/2015/3/11/large/1860173675740288500.jpg

Yes they...
Forum: Car Chat 03-11-15, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,130
Posted By Mr. Burns
So they just said **** it and straight up copied...

So they just said **** it and straight up copied the Audi grill this time.
Forum: Car Chat 03-05-15, 07:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,610
Posted By Mr. Burns
Looks like the CT has taken a hit from lower gas...

Looks like the CT has taken a hit from lower gas prices.
Forum: Car Chat 03-03-15, 06:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,610
Posted By Mr. Burns
Notice the K900 sold 62 units.

Notice the K900 sold 62 units.
Forum: Car Chat 03-02-15, 08:26 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,893
Posted By Mr. Burns
It's heavy because they chose the middle section...

It's heavy because they chose the middle section of the IS-C as part of the platform, this was done to to make the car stiff enough to support an eventual convertible version that for some reason has...
Forum: Car Chat 02-16-15, 08:29 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,773
Posted By Mr. Burns
Except the Genesis sedan didn't outsell the 4GS...

Except the Genesis sedan didn't outsell the 4GS in January by "50%" either, 1679 for the GS versus 1646 for the Genesis (at 63% take rate for sedan as was the case in 2014). Ideally the Genesis sedan...
Forum: Car Chat 02-15-15, 07:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,773
Posted By Mr. Burns
I'm not bashing sales, I'm stating facts. I'm...

I'm not bashing sales, I'm stating facts. I'm sorry if those facts were not in line with your rosy perception of these cars' performance in the market.

Here's some more undesirable facts for you....
Forum: Car Chat 02-14-15, 09:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,773
Posted By Mr. Burns
Hyundai's reputation isn't anywhere near Toyota's...

Hyundai's reputation isn't anywhere near Toyota's in the 90s, and it doesn't help that as a brand they still can't consistently top quality/dependability surveys. Image is a whole different ball...
Forum: Car Chat 02-14-15, 03:20 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,773
Posted By Mr. Burns
Toyota in the early 90s was a darling renowned...

Toyota in the early 90s was a darling renowned for quality cars.




That's because they're facing stiff competition now in the domestic Korean market.
Forum: Car Chat 02-13-15, 07:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,773
Posted By Mr. Burns
I'm not saying they didn't laugh, but Toyota's...

I'm not saying they didn't laugh, but Toyota's image then was much much much better than Kia's image even today.

So if they laughed at Toyota, god help Kia.

Still in 10 years or by the late 90s...
Forum: Car Chat 02-13-15, 07:39 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 68,517
Posted By Mr. Burns
^^ Well to be fair with the 4GS rendering...

^^

Well to be fair with the 4GS rendering they just took the LF-Gh concept and grafted CT200h front end, door handles, and mirrors on it, so their guess wasn't based on anything substantial.
...
Forum: Car Chat 02-13-15, 07:37 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,548
Posted By Mr. Burns
I was looking forward to a CT based sedan but...

I was looking forward to a CT based sedan but then again that would just be an HS and we all know how that did in the market.

So this could likely be that CT-based CUV that they were testing a...
Forum: Car Chat 02-13-15, 07:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,773
Posted By Mr. Burns
There is no reason the K900 will be reliable...

There is no reason the K900 will be reliable either, they have never made one before. Anything from the plastics inside to the electronics to the suspension components to the power-train is suspect....
Forum: Car Chat 02-13-15, 08:39 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,773
Posted By Mr. Burns
Kia is not a respectable luxury brand, it is...

Kia is not a respectable luxury brand, it is barely even a respectable mainstream brand. There are people who wouldn't be caught in a $15,000 Kia compact sedan, let alone a $60,000 one.

If you...
Forum: Car Chat 02-11-15, 11:20 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 38,043
Posted By Mr. Burns
Doesn't really matter IMO, if this is its natural...

Doesn't really matter IMO, if this is its natural environment:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5075/14407968945_80cb1ed09c_h.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/sHmUsCF.jpg

Actually in that environment the...
Forum: Car Chat 02-10-15, 07:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,388
Posted By Mr. Burns
I highly doubt they copied the XE considering no...

I highly doubt they copied the XE considering no one knew what the XE even looked like until just recently. The XE itself up front is a bit derivative of the F30 3 series. Any resemblance to the XE...
Forum: Car Chat 02-09-15, 10:13 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 38,043
Posted By Mr. Burns
This is the money shot for the GS-F: ...

This is the money shot for the GS-F:

http://i.imgur.com/PDJTIYa.jpg

This will be a very desirable car.
Forum: Car Chat 02-08-15, 10:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,320
Posted By Mr. Burns
^^ Thanks for the insight as always. But are...

^^

Thanks for the insight as always. But are you sure about the Genesis having no Shreyer influence? There are a lot of Shreyerisms in the styling and shape.
Forum: Car Chat 02-07-15, 04:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,655
Posted By Mr. Burns
Further lightened image: ...

Further lightened image:

http://i.imgur.com/J3O6Edk.jpg
Forum: Car Chat 02-07-15, 04:23 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,493
Posted By Mr. Burns
How did the person in the LS430 die? The car...

How did the person in the LS430 die? The car looks like it handled the crash well.
Forum: Car Chat 02-06-15, 08:23 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,548
Posted By Mr. Burns
Maybe not appreciate immediately but if in 5...

Maybe not appreciate immediately but if in 5 years you want an LFA, you'll be paying for it. Even moreso in 10-20 years as a collector. Owners can charge whatever they want.
Forum: Car Chat 02-05-15, 08:39 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,548
Posted By Mr. Burns
Japanese supercar, check. Recognizable and...

Japanese supercar, check. Recognizable and desirable sound, check. Only 500 made, check. No direct successor planned, check.

LFA won't be depreciate any time soon.

Also if actual performance...
Forum: Car Chat 02-05-15, 12:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,548
Posted By Mr. Burns
Rumor has it they will appreciate in price.

Rumor has it they will appreciate in price.
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