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Cars We Drive!

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

  1. GreenFrog

    GreenFrog Senior member

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    Anyway, this just came in the mail (I feel like such a dork):

    [​IMG]

    :)
     
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  2. idfnl

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    Agree. And too many cuts and extra unnecessary lines as well.




    Would rather have a Prius.



    This is true. I drive an A8 and people have to ask me which model I have. That's not thoughtful design. I've even had trouble distinguishing my car from an A6 a couple of times from the front. Put wider tires on an A6 and it looks the same. That extra 35k was well spent.
     
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  3. desert_fox

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    one of my all time favs

    e30 m3 1988-1991
     
  4. jet

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    aston up there is for the fast and the furious with money crowd
     
  5. Blackhood

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    That new aston just looks so ungentlemanly. The DB9 and even the old Vanquish looked like they came rolling out of some grand estate where they are washed by the valet. This one looks like it was pulled back from a future where a normal Aston Martin was forced to go mad-max to save the world.
     
  6. Huntsman

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    Yah. And I love Astons. A 2010 DB9 would suit me just fine, not so much on the new one.
     
  7. nootje

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    Anyone a clear opinion on the interior? Because that's disappointing me more than the exterior. Its way too futuristic for a British car...
     
  8. Blackhood

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    Aaston interiors have always been "hand stitched from the finest leathers" becuase they were about luxury and perfection. That looks like it has to be hand made because the robots refused to build it.
     
  9. djh

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    Most smaller car manufacturers have sub-par (functionality, not materials-wise) interiors. They don't have the resources to commit a team to the interior only, so it's never very well designed.
     
  10. whiteslashasian

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    I thought the new Vanquish in the subdued colors and non hot wheels blackout rims looked pretty classy.
     
  11. henrikc

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    That steering wheel is hideous. Looks like a pain in the ass to operate that center console, especially the lower buttons. Having one button for each gear (P, R, N, D) at the top of the center console seems kind of odd as well.

    You should've switched the pictures of the A6 and the A8, just to see if anyone noticed.
     
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  12. rocks

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    I mentioned this a few months ago here and y'all thought I was crazy when I said the new GS is the best drivers car in the segment, things have changed, BMW today is the old Lexus minus the reliability...
     
  13. RFX45

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    Well based on Lexus' past and them getting rid of the big engine for the GS and the fact that people didn't warm up to the spindle grill off the bat, you can see why people doubted it.
     
  14. JuyLe

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    new Mercedes E class. not so sure about it.

    [​IMG]
     
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  15. gomestar

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    I like it more than the current E
     
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  16. JuyLe

    JuyLe Senior member

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    The back is boring as hell and the front looks a bit simple, I was only starting to appreciate the one of the current E series.
     
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  17. Find Finn

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    I like it.

    Wonder why they went away from the dual lights on the e.
     
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    :slayer:

    [​IMG]

    Not mine, but looks close.
     
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  19. whiteslashasian

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    The front headlights of that new E look like some kind of hellspawn of the current Audi style and Volvo S60 headlights.

    The back looks like it has largely gone unchanged, which was the worst part of the outgoing model. I kinda dug the front end of that E.
     
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