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Forum: Car Chat 05-11-15, 07:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,643
Posted By Mr. Burns
I checked out a Range Rover at a recent auto show...

I checked out a Range Rover at a recent auto show and wasn't too impressed with the materials or build quality.

It's a really good looking SUV though, but yeah quality would be a concern. Squeaky...
Forum: Car Chat 05-05-15, 08:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,200
Posted By Mr. Burns
Yes, which is why the ES is being refreshed and...

Yes, which is why the ES is being refreshed and the RX being redesigned. GS will also be refreshed later this year.
Forum: Car Chat 05-05-15, 07:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,200
Posted By Mr. Burns
I wonder what the newer larger RX will do to ES...

I wonder what the newer larger RX will do to ES sales. Or maybe it's the TX that would impact the ES. Or the NX?
Forum: Car Chat 04-30-15, 08:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,435
Posted By Mr. Burns
Spindle grill looks great in the real world, on...

Spindle grill looks great in the real world, on cars like the IS, RC, NX, and LS.

Looks half assed on the ES and GS. An afterthought on the refreshed CT.

I think the problem is getting the...
Forum: Car Chat 04-30-15, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By Mr. Burns
Kinda lost a bit of its character with the new...

Kinda lost a bit of its character with the new generic MB front end refresh.
Forum: Car Chat 04-22-15, 09:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 993
Posted By Mr. Burns
You have to dress up a GS properly for it to look...

You have to dress up a GS properly for it to look good.

http://www.lexus.com/cm-img/gallery/2015-Lexus-GS-350-gallery-1204x677-GSH012.jpg
Forum: Car Chat 04-19-15, 11:38 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,158
Posted By Mr. Burns
The 4 and 5ES were probably the worst ES ever...

The 4 and 5ES were probably the worst ES ever made.
Forum: Car Chat 04-19-15, 09:10 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,158
Posted By Mr. Burns
Pics and info here:...

Pics and info here: https://lexusenthusiast.com/2015/04/19/updated-2016-lexus-es-debuts-at-auto-shanghai/

https://lexusenthusiast.com/images/weblog/15-04-19-2016-lexus-es-update-hero.jpg
Forum: Car Chat 04-18-15, 05:38 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 59,421
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 04-18-15, 05:03 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 59,421
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: Car Chat 04-16-15, 12:10 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,158
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: Car Chat 04-09-15, 07:54 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,158
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: 5,505
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: 4,191
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: 4,302
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: 1,220
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: 1,220
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: 4,302
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: 4,302
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: 6,363
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: 3,008
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: 3,008
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: 3,008
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: 3,008
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: 3,008
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...
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