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Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 05:38 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 57,159
Posted By Mr. Burns
Every rumour pegs it as a 2017 MY, which means a...

Every rumour pegs it as a 2017 MY, which means a launch in 2016, which means a debut at NAIAS based on history.
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 05:03 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 57,159
Posted By Mr. Burns
Is it safe to say the next LS will be shown in...

Is it safe to say the next LS will be shown in January 2016 at NAIAS?

Every LS model has debuted at NAIAS.
Forum: RX - Fourth Generation 04-16-15, 09:20 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 138,237
Posted By Mr. Burns
Thanks for posting and wow. Just a stunning rear...

Thanks for posting and wow. Just a stunning rear end. Really confident and expressive with a lot of nice details in the bodywork.
Forum: Car Chat 04-16-15, 12:10 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,707
Posted By Mr. Burns
The bumper is all plastic, it will cost no...

The bumper is all plastic, it will cost no different to manufacture than the old one.

The hood will remain unchanged.
Forum: RX - Fourth Generation 04-12-15, 11:53 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 138,237
Posted By Mr. Burns
No the RX interior is inspired by the Lexus LF-Ch...

No the RX interior is inspired by the Lexus LF-Ch concept:

http://www.carversation.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/2010-lexus-lf-ch-compact-hybrid-concept-interior-2-1280x960.jpg...
Forum: Car Chat 04-09-15, 07:54 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,707
Posted By Mr. Burns
Looks like they're just changing the front bumper...

Looks like they're just changing the front bumper and headlights, and likely the rear will see some minor visual updates as well. The most boring part of the ES design is the slab sides, which...
Forum: Car Chat 04-08-15, 11:02 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,949
Posted By Mr. Burns
Lexus RX 2015 US sales YTD: 22,236 Acura MDX...

Lexus RX 2015 US sales YTD: 22,236
Acura MDX 2015 US sales YTD: 14,437

The RX is outselling the MDX at a rate of close to 2:1, so what crown is Lexus trying to retake according to Jalopnik?

If...
Forum: Car Chat 03-23-15, 08:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,006
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: 75
Views: 4,004
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: 1,185
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: 1,185
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: 75
Views: 4,004
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: 75
Views: 4,004
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: 6,027
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: 2,878
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: 2,878
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: 2,878
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: 2,878
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: 2,878
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: RX - Fourth Generation 02-13-15, 07:39 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 138,237
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: 6,688
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: 2,878
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: 2,878
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: 38,816
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: 2,529
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...
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