Originally Posted by jjgold
Bergdorf...Everyone is entitled to their opinion that is why I am going to give mine...I have driven almost every "luxury" suv on the market. I have also owned a few. For you to say that the Nav and Sclades are..."f-ing garbage" is ABSOLUTLEY ludicrous. I love that kind of irrational exuberance that seems to flow from folks so often. It is unfortunate that you feel this way! I would be very interested to know what you drive? At this point in my life, just short of the new Bugatti, I am lucky enough to afford almost any car that is available. I will get either an Escalade, Denali or Suburban next. I must be a moron then again so must Motor Trend Magazine since they named those vehicles the trucks of the year predominately because of "styling, fit, and finish"! You know the other thing I see all to often are folks who bash the American Brands especially in the automotive sector. There was a time when the Big 3 were having their troubles against the foreign competition. The foreign cars are just not that much better anymore. But, the perception is they are so many folks find faults. Anyhow don't we live in AMERICA? Are we not AMERICANS? Should we not support the one industry that is around 15% of the GDP and around 18% of all R&D?
The "America, fuck yeah!" argument is absurd and fallacious. A Honda is more "American" than a number of American vehicles would be at this point, if you want to talk parts/labor/cashflow. It's also an appeal to nationalism that I don't care about or agree with.
If you want to drive around a "stylish truck" then have at it, but no number of magazine awards will outweigh my own opinions to me, having sat in and driven these laughable boxes. Keep it rugged.