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Cars We Drive!

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Bert1568, Jul 18, 2006.

  1. Rumpelstiltskin

    Rumpelstiltskin Well-Known Member

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    Jesus Christ stop with the brand blowjob shit
     
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    Why, tired of catching? Do you need to pitch for a while?
     
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    Vicious cycle. You only want "road presence" because of other idiots driving monstrous cars. Bleh. If only America could all scale back to compact hatches, wagons, and coupes so I can drive my Mini and Boxster without constantly being afraid a dude on a cell phone in a Suburban is going to run me over.
     
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    No, I want road presence as I'm a bully and a douche.
     
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    The CLA45 AMG is beautiful. Saw it at the NY Autoshow.

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    The price at $48,375 is hard to beat.
     
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    That rear end looks like it melted and pinched/pulled. Not a huge fan.

    It's hard to argue with the performance for the price though, and I think the front end is reasonably attractive.
     
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    :confused: And it won't even come with x-drive. [​IMG]
     
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    Ah, thought you just wanted to be seen. Shouldn't you be driving like, an SVT Raptor or something then? Audi/Merc/BMW/Lexus SUVs just give me the vibe of "Distracted Soccer Mom and/or Trophy Wife". If anything I'm more aggressive driving around them because if I don't take the initiative, they're going to do something stupid.

    Douche and Bully to me = Diesel truck with smoke stacks / Hummer / Range Rover / G-Wagen if you wanna stay Merc.
     
  10. Rumpelstiltskin

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    I'm getting tired of the TRON look on cars front ends (LED lights). Somebody needs to do something different.
     
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    They're just waiting for LED costs to come down. The current stripe ala new Audis looks good to me versus those still doing a string of lights.
     
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    at first i thought "$48K, damn that will be hard to beat", but i'm a little skeptical about the 45 part. It draws out a lot of horsepower from a 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engine, but it's not the same bomb of an engine that is in the C63. I wonder how it will stack up against a 1M or even a 135is.
     
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    BMW is trying to use lasers soon. Frickin' laser beams!
     
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  14. Rumpelstiltskin

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    <--not a fan of turbos either
     
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    How did you know I was a trophy wife?
     
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    High horsepower out of a FI 4cyl frequently means that the car is a bitch to drive in most conditions (hai Evo). I'm excited to see what this CLA AMG actually is, but that's another reason I'm skeptical.
     
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    I always prefer displacement and low end torque vs. a high revving turbo for real life driving.
     
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    part of me thinks this is exactly what MB wanted to accomplish
     
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    I feel like they'd want to save the "maniacal and hard to drive" dynamics for "Black" edition cars.
     

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