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  1. Christofuh

    Christofuh Senior member

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    2010 A8 v. 2011 A8

    Conventional gearstick was dumped in favor of something resembling the thrust lever on a yacht.
    Control knob was moved up from the old location and thus no longer under driver's fingertips.
    The A8 undoubtedly possesses a well laid out interior. Subdued and functional. With firm seats and not-so-supple leather. Offering up all the visual drama of a plate of cold schnitzel. Zee German way.


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  2. Christofuh

    Christofuh Senior member

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  3. romafan

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    The best part of Maserati is the trident logo. One of the all time best.

    i like this, too. it makes it seem like the car an go underwater!

    the audi/etc. doesn't come close to maserati interior.

    teh maserati interior is all leather and suede. if you actually get the chance to sit in one, you'd know. the benz/audis/porsches are all plastic and leather. they're nice, but they're not pure luxury.

    women literally purred in my former maserati...


    [​IMG] this is like a [​IMG] to [​IMG] you can almost hear the bar emptying out....
     


  4. Christofuh

    Christofuh Senior member

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    Just in case 762 buttons scattered throughout the console were insufficient, Porsche designers added 300 more to be accessed by rear passengers [​IMG]


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    Almost anything is better than the front interior of the Phantom:

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    i like this, too. it makes it seem like the car an go underwater!

    I'm sure for enough money they (FIAT) would make a bespoke Maser that can go underwater.
     


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    The best part of Maserati is the trident logo. One of the all time best.
    i like this, too. it makes it seem like the car an go underwater!
    I'm sure for enough money they (FIAT) would make a bespoke Maser that can go underwater.
    Are you guys saying that Aquaman would drive a Maserati?

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    Are you guys saying that Aquaman would drive a Maserati?

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    Lets wait and see....

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    Wood trim and leather... Those interiors are nice and all, but my mom's suburban has got it too. Could Porsche not thing of anything a little less tacky than using seat pouches? At least the Maserati looks a little more exotic, and the 7 series interior is nice as well.

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    Yup. All seem to be variations on the same theme. All remind me of Hyundai taxis in Seoul, which also have, wait for it, loads of cream "leather", (possibly) fake wood trim, a wide centre console with a couple of armrests and sat nav/computer screen and controls...blah blah.

    Very nice, but where is the originality? Someone please remove their template and try something fresh.
     


  11. mafoofan

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    Wood trim and leather... Those interiors are nice and all, but my mom's suburban has got it too. Could Porsche not thing of anything a little less tacky than using seat pouches? At least the Maserati looks a little more exotic, and the 7 series interior is nice as well.

    Yup. All seem to be variations on the same theme. All remind me of Hyundai taxis in Seoul, which also have, wait for it, loads of cream "leather", (possibly) fake wood trim, a wide centre console with a couple of armrests and sat nav/computer screen and controls...blah blah.

    Very nice, but where is the originality? Someone please remove their template and try something fresh.


    This is like saying suits are all the same because they have lapels, sleeves, and button up the front.
     


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    This is like saying suits are all the same because they have lapels, sleeves, and button up the front.

    Eric Glennie is working on this as we speak (type)....
     


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    God I hate Italians [​IMG]

    You guys make such beautiful cars, but there's no way I can afford the maintenance on a car like this. I swear I can get a used one for ~60k, but how am I supposed to pay for everything else?!?!?! [​IMG] hate hate hate...
     


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    You guys make such beautiful cars, but there's no way I can afford the maintenance on a car like this.
    Aren't you in high school? :roma:
     


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    Aren't you in high school? :roma:

    university.
     


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