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Forum: Car Chat
Today, 03:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 345
Posted By spwolf

actually they are very simple hybrids, and very...

actually they are very simple hybrids, and very poor ones at that... They have only a single motor so they can not power the wheels and charge the battery at the same time. So once you deplete your...
Forum: Car Chat
Yesterday, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 345
Posted By spwolf

Well, even in Europe, when diesels starting...

Well, even in Europe, when diesels starting coming up seriously, certainly a payback was used to calculate if it was worth it.

But, all parts of equation were used for calculation, not just...
Forum: Car Chat
Yesterday, 06:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,339
Posted By spwolf

CR is not funded by ads... they buy their own car...

CR is not funded by ads... they buy their own car and test them at their own independent facility.
I mean Musk promised update to the brakes, what exactly seems to be the problem with CR testing?...
Forum: Car Chat
Yesterday, 06:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,339
Posted By spwolf

yes, it was rushed out... it takes 4-5 years to...

yes, it was rushed out... it takes 4-5 years to build a car.. they decided to skip prototypes and skip factory testing (job "one"), which usually takes 5-6 months. And this is why early cars have had...
Forum: Car Chat
Yesterday, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By spwolf

depends on MY for superior, it needs LSS+... so...

depends on MY for superior, it needs LSS+... so 2018 GS certainly is fine but it needs to be tested again.

Same goes for LS, new model needs to be tested for headlights, they started headlight...
Forum: Car Chat
05-22-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,394
Posted By spwolf

worst part is reading ev related blogs, where...

worst part is reading ev related blogs, where both writers and readers are accusing CR of trying to short Tesla stock and then you have Musk writing on Twitter how they will fix it via software or if...
Forum: Car Chat
05-22-18, 06:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By spwolf

As I said above, new IIHS testing really tells us...

As I said above, new IIHS testing really tells us scientifically how good it is, for instance no new 2018 BMW test gets Good rating at headlights test right now:...
Forum: Car Chat
05-22-18, 01:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By spwolf

As IIHS testing has taught us, it is not always...

As IIHS testing has taught us, it is not always the price that matters either. Up until 2018 NX, Lexus triple beam headlights actually provided inferior illumination to standard LED headlights. And...
Forum: Car Chat
05-21-18, 04:26 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,394
Posted By spwolf

CR: ...

CR:

https://www.consumerreports.org/hybrids-evs/tesla-model-3-review-falls-short-of-consumer-reports-recommendation/

I really did expect more from car mags on cheapening of controls to the...
05-21-18, 03:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,315
Posted By spwolf

generally it is very similar for all of Lexi...

generally it is very similar for all of Lexi models, although LS might have suffered drastic change in performance targets due to very old average buying age.
2IS to 3IS and 3GS to 4GS also had many...
Forum: Car Chat
05-21-18, 03:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,236
Posted By spwolf

congrats on new ride, looks awesome.

congrats on new ride, looks awesome.
Forum: Car Chat
05-21-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,411
Posted By spwolf

They are not making it yet for Corolla, it has...

They are not making it yet for Corolla, it has been just announced... and heck Corolla itself will come 6 months later to the EU than to USA, it is just how logistics work when you have 100 factories...
Forum: Car Chat
05-21-18, 01:22 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,411
Posted By spwolf

this update brings 3 models as well as options...

this update brings 3 models as well as options such as full nav and also it gets apple car play... so i think thats basically it until refresh.
Forum: Car Chat
05-21-18, 07:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By spwolf

xenons are going to die out, only older models...

xenons are going to die out, only older models still have them. LEDs used to have worse lighting but there are now models with very good LED light. IIHS tests them all so you can see there I guess.
...
Forum: Car Chat
05-20-18, 03:00 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 15,783
Posted By spwolf

lol, who exactly is offering EVs at no extra...

lol, who exactly is offering EVs at no extra cost? I mean barely anyone is actually offering EVs at all, let alone at no cost.

Did you come from the 2035?
Forum: Car Chat
05-20-18, 11:27 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,411
Posted By spwolf

I think it is because people love the looks, haha...

I think it is because people love the looks, haha :).

I love it.
Forum: Car Chat
05-20-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,411
Posted By spwolf

because engine is not out yet, because engine...

because engine is not out yet, because engine factories need to be brought up to the production specs, because car has to be engineered for it. Because because.

And yeah 2019 is getting Apple...
Forum: Car Chat
05-17-18, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 729
Posted By spwolf

I think it looks very nice up close, but also...

I think it looks very nice up close, but also very forgettable on the road.
Forum: Car Chat
05-17-18, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 709
Posted By spwolf

sure, although it depends on what are we...

sure, although it depends on what are we comparing them to... but also latest models have nice interiors compared to similar vehicles and Camry even got Top 10 interior award from Ward.
Forum: Car Chat
05-17-18, 06:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 709
Posted By spwolf

you never stop learning fizzboy7. Here is...

you never stop learning fizzboy7. Here is original article and fb posts about it:
http://www.thedrive.com/news/20852/toyota-dealership-displays-2018-toyota-camry-that-got-rear-ended-by-a-semi-truck...
Forum: Car Chat
05-16-18, 01:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,435
Posted By spwolf

it is not going to happen with hybrid because...

it is not going to happen with hybrid because engine is going to be off for a long, long time.

I would guess it happens with older vehicles but also it has happened with normal keys since there...
Forum: Car Chat
05-16-18, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 709
Posted By spwolf

it looks exactly as truck crushing it in the back...

it looks exactly as truck crushing it in the back while the car hit another car up front and stopping when hitting cabin area. 2018 aced IIHS small overlap too with very small intrusions of cabin...
Forum: Car Chat
05-16-18, 05:10 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,184
Posted By spwolf

LX is more expensive and outsells LS, so yeah, it...

LX is more expensive and outsells LS, so yeah, it is a flagship... if it is updated every year or not is beyond that question, or what you or me personally consider... it is $90k vehicle that is best...
Forum: Car Chat
05-16-18, 01:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,184
Posted By spwolf

But there are 4 flagships, not 3... LC, LS, LX...

But there are 4 flagships, not 3... LC, LS, LX and LQ.

Thats like changing LS name to TS and LC to LS, literally.
Forum: Car Chat
05-15-18, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 175,290
Posted By spwolf

Supra was always expensive, and so will this one...

Supra was always expensive, and so will this one be...
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