Cars We Drive!

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

  1. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    Way before sprewell bought the retail front and before they went wholesale only. It was off the main street I think sg boulevard or some shit like that, haven't been in the area in ages though there's good chinese food to be had.

    Place was so dope and it was before I started copping from carmate/options auto salon so shit that was around 95.
     


  2. impolyt_one

    impolyt_one Senior member

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    saw the first Gran Coupe ad on TV tonight, releases 6/16 here. There's a gallery at the bottom of this article with both the M sport and the regular, somehow I think the regular non M-sport pack looks the best. That rental 650 I drove had the same forged 20's as the non-M in these pics, and they are awesome wheels in person. So much better than the new M sport wheels.

    http://autos.yahoo.co.jp/news/detail/newmodel/175581/
     


  3. Arthur PE

    Arthur PE Senior member

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    saw a TT RS on the way to Montreal, first live sighting
    black, looked good as it came up on me
    at first couldn't tell what it was, looked low and expensive
    as it got closer saw the rings, for an instant thought R8, then it pulled even

    if in the market for a hot 2 seater I'd give it a look
     
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    akatsuki Senior member

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    Panamera or XJ? Which is the better large sporty sedan?
     


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    Arthur PE Senior member

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    those are nice cars, and a low mileage 20-30k can be had for 40k, it was a 100k car
    a very robust car
    not real fond of the stickers though
     
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    JayJay Senior member

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    I'd take the Panamera over the XJ for a sporty larger car. It can be well optioned, but in typical Porsche style, for a heavy price as they nickel and dime you for options that are standard on most other cars.
     


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    RFX45 Senior member

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    I'm not a big fan of the XJ, it looks enormous. As much as I do not like how the Panamera looks, I'd take it over the XJ, at least it drives better.
     


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    Huntsman Senior member

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    They're both kindof ugly.

    Saw a Jag XF today that someone had attached a leaper to. The car looked like it had a little tiny erection. Dumbest thing ever.
     


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    JayJay Senior member

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    I've seen pics of the XJ with a leaper. Looked awful. TBH, from some angles I think the XJ looks good, but only from some. I tried to like the car, even considered the SuperSport, but in the end, I just found too many faults that altogether were deal breakers for me.
     


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    Just something I've wondered, but how far ahead do car designers work? Like, when releasing a model, is the mid cycle refresh already designed and decided upon? When a car releases to market, is the next generation also designed by then, or by how much? I know the concepts for new models take several years to get to market, sometimes a decade or seemingly so...
     


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    GreenFrog Senior member

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    god that's such a cool fucking job... BALLA!
     


  12. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    It is fascinating stuff my cousin and his friends were all into that so I learned about it awhile back. Always love listening to their stories.
     


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    What do you have?
     


  14. impolyt_one

    impolyt_one Senior member

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    I think he has the hook on cheap wholesale something or other from India (don't feed the trolls)
     


  15. Find Finn

    Find Finn Senior member

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    He has an Alibaba hook up.

    I don't understand that kind of troll, they just come in make a couple of incoherent posts and leave.
     


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