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Forum: Car Chat 04-03-17, 10:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,510
Posted By Mr. Burns
G80 does not compete for most Lexus GS buyers....

G80 does not compete for most Lexus GS buyers. You can tell this because when the new 5 series went on sale in Jan/Feb, GS sales tanked, but G80 sales were not impacted.

GS will get pummelled by...
Forum: Car Chat 03-28-17, 11:02 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,881
Posted By Mr. Burns
Buying a new Range Rover with cash is one of the...

Buying a new Range Rover with cash is one of the worst financial decisions one could make.

Granted I like the Range Rover, I'd just get one 3-5 years old for half to a third of the cost.
Forum: Car Chat 03-21-17, 10:08 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 10,038
Posted By Mr. Burns
It's pretty sad watching Akio Toyoda slowly kill...

It's pretty sad watching Akio Toyoda slowly kill the Lexus brand with his idiocy. He moved the brand from the epitome of luxury, refinement, and quality, "the relentless pursuit of perfection", to...
Forum: Car Chat 03-10-17, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 160,187
Posted By Mr. Burns
This is not overstyled, it's a work of art, blows...

This is not overstyled, it's a work of art, blows away the MBs.

https://lexusenthusiast.com/images/weblog/17-03-07-lexus-interior-glass-hand-pleated.jpg
Forum: Car Chat 02-23-17, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 160,187
Posted By Mr. Burns
Sorry, was pricing announced or are you guys just...

Sorry, was pricing announced or are you guys just speculating?
Forum: Car Chat 02-18-17, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 160,187
Posted By Mr. Burns
In this class of car there is very little...

In this class of car there is very little difference in experience between an $80k car and a $95k car.
Forum: Car Chat 01-31-17, 07:26 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 21,731
Posted By Mr. Burns
That white with black roof and red interior, god...

That white with black roof and red interior, god dang.

Though realistically I would probably swap the blacked out C-pillar for just the black roof.
Forum: Car Chat 01-17-17, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 160,187
Posted By Mr. Burns
Yeah see that's the wrong way to do it.

Yeah see that's the wrong way to do it.
Forum: Car Chat 01-11-17, 07:56 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 21,731
Posted By Mr. Burns
This car looks so good and so well designed...

This car looks so good and so well designed because it was designed by Toyota CALTY Newport.
Forum: Car Chat 01-11-17, 12:14 AM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 160,187
Posted By Mr. Burns
I suspect this LS will be a better car in almost...

I suspect this LS will be a better car in almost every way than the S-class, at a lower price. What's not compelling about that?



The way Mercedes does the wood on their door panels in the...
Forum: Car Chat 01-10-17, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 160,187
Posted By Mr. Burns
The XF40 LS is an 11 year old platform, I'm not...

The XF40 LS is an 11 year old platform, I'm not comparing that model.

The new LS is more compelling inside and out than the S-class, it's also cheaper.

So in a way it is a return to the...
Forum: Car Chat 01-10-17, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 160,187
Posted By Mr. Burns
Time always shows the LS to be the better car. ...

Time always shows the LS to be the better car.

While we wait for that truth to come out with the current S-class, we can make other comparisons, i.e. interior:

http://i.imgur.com/cWAzhme.jpg...
Forum: Car Chat 01-09-17, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 160,187
Posted By Mr. Burns
They phoned in the exterior design, such a shame...

They phoned in the exterior design, such a shame given the concept had so much promise.

And the pseudo Camry rear end is just terrible, even if you remove the resemblance to the Camry, that upside...
Forum: Car Chat 01-08-17, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 160,187
Posted By Mr. Burns
haha god bless the west coast, everything is...

haha god bless the west coast, everything is ready to go as soon as you wake up.




That render is way off, we already have a teaser for the LS and the grill looks quite different.
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Forum: Car Chat 11-19-16, 09:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,844
Posted By Mr. Burns
No, this is it: ...

No, this is it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLtpcxtk4HI
Forum: Car Chat 11-19-16, 09:16 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,188
Posted By Mr. Burns
You mean take the mesh pattern out of a Jaguar XJ...

You mean take the mesh pattern out of a Jaguar XJ grill and put it into a bastardized version of the Audi single frame grill and put a generic winged badge from a Bentley on it?
Forum: Car Chat 11-15-16, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 160,187
Posted By Mr. Burns
Those look like clear lens taillights I am...

Those look like clear lens taillights

I am mildly concerned.
Forum: Car Chat 10-29-16, 02:52 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,667
Posted By Mr. Burns
Meanwhile Tesla is on track to selling 25k+ Model...

Meanwhile Tesla is on track to selling 25k+ Model S this year, more than any of its competitors and at higher ATPs than the G90 ever will. The G90 will struggle for 1/5th of that, and Hyundai will...
Forum: Car Chat 10-29-16, 02:32 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,667
Posted By Mr. Burns
If this car made me want it, I would want it,...

If this car made me want it, I would want it, regardless of bias. There will always be bias against an upstart brand, the challenge is overcoming this bias.

2016 is important because the market...
Forum: Car Chat 10-29-16, 02:20 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,667
Posted By Mr. Burns
No again, it didn't take Lexus many years. Lexus...

No again, it didn't take Lexus many years. Lexus started taking chances almost immediately with the SC400.

We are in 2016 going on 2017, there is no excuse for a luxury car that looks like the...
Forum: Car Chat 10-29-16, 12:14 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,667
Posted By Mr. Burns
The SC400 came out in 1991 and had tons of...

The SC400 came out in 1991 and had tons of character.

The GS300 that came after was designed by Italdesign and also had tons of character.

The RX300 invented the segment, including the...
Forum: Car Chat 10-28-16, 10:11 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,667
Posted By Mr. Burns
Just because you do a cheap imitation of someone...

Just because you do a cheap imitation of someone else's character, doesn't mean you have any real character of your own.
Forum: Car Chat 10-28-16, 08:52 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,667
Posted By Mr. Burns
It's one of the most soulless and derivative car...

It's one of the most soulless and derivative car designs on the market, fake Audi grill, bulbous headlights, generic BMW side bodywork. Double taking only because you mistook it for an Audi or BMW....
Forum: Car Chat 10-16-16, 03:07 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,667
Posted By Mr. Burns
I'm looking at a car from an insurance commercial...

I'm looking at a car from an insurance commercial circa 2010:

http://blogs-images.forbes.com/georgepeterson1/files/2016/08/2017-Genesis-G90-F34-Forbes.jpg

Sorry but aside from the price I see...
Forum: Car Chat 10-16-16, 11:56 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,667
Posted By Mr. Burns
The biggest problem with this car is that it's...

The biggest problem with this car is that it's outdated. Would have been great in 2010, and it looks like it's from 2010.
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