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Superfresa
12-10-2005, 06:13 PM
I tried it last year but with the move over from CSS V2 to V3 going on it didn't work as well.<p>These year, lets nominate some cars, trucks and SUVs for the respective awards and then we can set up the voting with these nominees so we can elect 2005's Car of the year, Truck of the year and SUV of the year.<p><B>This is what we must consider before nominating</B><p>- The car must have appeared in 2005, so that is anytime between the American motor show at the beggining of January and right now.<br>- The car must be a production car.<br>- We will nominate a car, truck or SUV only if it is a true innovation in its category, or has an important significance in the automotive industry or for the company.<p><B>Use this thread to naminate cars to the three categories</B><p>And please remember, dont just nominate any new car, nominate one that is special or dont nominate at all and wait for the voting!<p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/beerchug.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Lets see how it works this year.

Superfresa
12-10-2005, 06:25 PM
Also when you nominate a car, truck or SUV, please explain briefly what made you nominate the car. Here are my nominations.<p>- COTY: Mazda MX-5 / A car that can be trully fun to drive, at an affordable price. Many cars have tried to take a part on the market it participates, but have failed and only now does it have a true competitor, but only in the USA. Even then, the car is such an improvement over its predecesors, and brings sports cars to an affordable price so well that I nominate it for this year.<p>I am actually going to nominate 2 cars this year:<p>- Mitsubishi 380 : an important car. It signifies Mitsubishi's remaining in the market or not. A car that was developed in a way that cannot fail. A strong engine and gearbox aren't enough: Mitsubishi added one of the best interiour's out there. It won Australian car of the year already. Its a car that has nothing wrong.<p>As for the SUVOTY:<p> I have nothing smart to nominate right now either for SUVOTY or for TOTY so I will wait and see what other people think.

Nurburgring
12-10-2005, 08:03 PM
for COTY, i pick the new Honda Civic and the new Mazda5~!Zoom zoom~!<br>for TOTY, i pick as how FordRules calls it, the Honda Fridgeline (Ridgeline).

orangeeagle13
12-10-2005, 08:22 PM
Hmm, this could be a very interesting thread. Here are my 3 nominations:<p>COTY: <B>Mercury Milan</B> - This car has a great potential to finally make Mercury stand out and suceed, and while it is a somewhat inderect copy (thankfully not as bad as the CSV's *shudder*), it has some of its own styling cues.<p>SUVOTY - Going for a green nomination here, the <B>Lexus RX400h</B> is my decision. It may offer some improvment over the regualr one, (about an eight mpg average), I think people will be like: "Wow, I can be green and still be in an upscale brand." It's an image thing, and it's an image thing that I think will work.<p>TOTY - I'm going to go out on a limb for this one, I really think the <B>Mitsubishi Raider</B> deserves this one. Why? Well, it may be an over-styled Dakota, but I think it's a step in the right direction of ailing Mitsubishi.

Naga Royal Guard
12-10-2005, 08:53 PM
no car that came out this year is impressive enough to merit anything

against the wall
12-10-2005, 09:05 PM
coty id say honda civic. it is selling like hotcakes. honda marketed it perfectly with rising gas prices and making a 50mpg car. and then the si comes out like next week.<p>suvoty again going with the hybrid with the 400h. it has great style, more power and more mileage in an suv. what more do u want?<p>toty i would go with maybe the f350 superduty. i dont really have a reason besides that i cant really think of anything else that stands out. besides the mega cab but i wouldnt really call that a toty but im not saying its bad either.

Player4
12-10-2005, 09:27 PM
COTY - <b>2006 Honda Civic</b>; Top in its class has won already some awards and its a Honda. Great fuel economy, great looks and materials at a good price. And also great lineup from DX, LX, EX, Hybrid and Si there is a Civic for everyone.<p>SUVOTY - <b>2006 Hyundai Tucson</b>; Amazing standard features, good fuel economy, great pricing, Good and efficient 4WD that actually works good on or off road from what I've read, oh and cant forget Hyundai's Warranty adn lets not forget the great improvement that Hyundai has made over the last 1 or 2 years.<p>TOTY - <b>2006 Honda Ridgeline</b>; ok so one look are worth a thousand words but this truck really grabed some attention due to its unique features like the swing out and fold down tailgate, and the In-Bed Trunk or cooler, as well as the unibody structure. Im sure the big truck makers will steal some of this truck's features on their upcoming models. But anyway this truck to me is a good truck that i dont see why people are ignoring it so bad yea probly it doesnt got the V8 and price is high. But my TOTY vote goes to the 2006 Honda Ridgeline.

anonms
12-10-2005, 10:16 PM
Car: Mazda5. It breaks barriers and defies categorization as it provides space, utility, and style, all at an affordable price.<p>Truck: Honda Ridgeline. Isn't it the only significant release in this segment, anyways? Besides, a minivan that looks like a pickup is pretty ingenous. And, IMO, pretty ugly.<p>SUV: Lexus RX400h and Toyota Highlander/Kluger Hybrid. They're hybrids and they're fast. Two wonderful things brought together in one (or two) package(s).

knicks125
12-10-2005, 10:16 PM
First and foremost, thanks to Superfresa for once again organizing this.<p>That said, let's get is started!! Guidlines are fairly flexible, and are as Superfresa stated. Please do, as suggested, provide a short paragrah, for your nominees. Keep in mind, as hard as it might be, please place importance, design, usefulness and other <B>objective</B> factors before favorites and biases.<p>As for my nominations, I have three surprising ones. Can't reveal them now but stay tuned... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Lastly, I would like to ask for approval to bring last year's winners back in the running for this year's, especially since their respective importances still run strong in their classes - for your reference:<p>2004 CSS SUV of the Year - Land Rover LR3 / Discovery 3<br><A HREF="http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=13231" TARGET="_blank">http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=13231</A><p>2004 CSS Car of the Year &gt;30K - BMW M5<br><A HREF="http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=13230" TARGET="_blank">http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=13230</A><p>2004 CSS Car of the Year &lt;30K - Hyundai Sonata<br><A HREF="http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=13228" TARGET="_blank">http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=13228</A><p>2004 CSS Truck of the Year - Toyota Hilux / Tacoma<br><A HREF="http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=13232" TARGET="_blank">http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=13232</A>

FordRules
12-10-2005, 11:26 PM
COTY: Mercury milan.For $1000 dollars more than a fusion you get an Awesome package! Breakout styling in its class.Classy,Refined and beautiful.<p>TOTY: Ford F350: A big-ass REAL truck,20,000Lb towing capacity and 325 HP, 570Tq.Cant get more truck than this.A ridgeline isnt a real truck.Its a minivan with a bed.<p>SUVOTY:2007 Tahoe: Breakthrough innovations 20MPG with 320HP! Its a 07,But its coming to dealers in January.<br>

StevenZoz
12-10-2005, 11:41 PM
COTY= Pontiac Solstice or BMW 330i -- both very important... can't decide =X<p>SUVOTY= Jeep Grand Cherokee<p>TOTY= Lincoln Mark LT

Superfresa
12-11-2005, 12:06 AM
I will now nominate two SUVOTY contestants:<p>- Jeep Commander - a seven seater (first for Jeep) that doesnt step a foot wrong - a trully iconic vehicle not just another SUV.<p>- Land Rover Range Rover Sport - When 2004's SUVOTY shares chasis and engine with a contestant for one year later, it cannot be too bad can it? especially if it also includes a supercharged engine. All in all the Range Sport represents every single one of Land Rover's values and adds to it a modern styling, great interiour, incredible on road performance and a great image as well and is a true contender for this year round.<p><br><TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>knicks125</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">First and foremost, thanks to Superfresa for once again organizing this.<p>That said, let's get is started!! Guidlines are fairly flexible, and are as Superfresa stated. Please do, as suggested, provide a short paragrah, for your nominees. Keep in mind, as hard as it might be, please place importance, design, usefulness and other <B>objective</B> factors before favorites and biases.<p>As for my nominations, I have three surprising ones. Can't reveal them now but stay tuned... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Lastly, I would like to ask for approval to bring last year's winners back in the running for this year's, especially since their respective importances still run strong in their classes - for your reference:<p>2004 CSS SUV of the Year - Land Rover LR3 / Discovery 3<br><A HREF="http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=13231" TARGET="_blank">http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=13231</A><p>2004 CSS Car of the Year &gt;30K - BMW M5<br><A HREF="http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=13230" TARGET="_blank">http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=13230</A><p>2004 CSS Car of the Year &lt;30K - Hyundai Sonata<br><A HREF="http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=13228" TARGET="_blank">http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=13228</A><p>2004 CSS Truck of the Year - Toyota Hilux / Tacoma<br><A HREF="http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=13232" TARGET="_blank">http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=13232</A></TD></TR></TABLE><p>Thanks for the comments and feel free to bring on the ex-winners.<p>So far the nominees are:<p>COTY:<p>- Mazda MX5<br>- Mazda 5<br>- Honda Civic<br>- Mercury Milan<br>- Mitsubishi 380<br> To challenge Hyundai Sonata and BMW M5.<p>TOTY:<p>- Honda Ridgeline<br>- Mitsubishi Raider<br>- Ford F350<br>- Lincoln LT (To be confirmed - can anyone confirm if the car is a 2005 model?)<p>To rival Toyota Tacoma/Hilux.<p>SUVOTY:<p>- Lexus RX400h - Its a 2005 model and participated on last years SUVOTY<br>- Hyundai Tucson - Its 2005 and participated in last years SUVOTY coming second to the LR3<br>- Chevrolet Tahoe<br>- Jeep grand Cherokee (To be confirmed as it is a 2004 model if I recall correctly)<br>- Jeep Commander<br>- Land Rover Range Rover Sport.<p><br>To rival Discovery 3 / LR3<p>Lets have as many nominees as we can to make this as interesting as possible!<p><B>Please</B> remember to give your reasons for the nominations and dont nominate cars that already are nominated, reserve your agree/disagree arguments for the voting!<BR><BR>
<i>Modified by Superfresa at 6:11 AM 12/11/2005</i>

Top Secret
12-11-2005, 04:02 AM
COTY - Citroen C6.<p>This Citroen heralds the return of gorgeous, innovative and very 'French' designs back into the foray for Citroen. I would nominate this car, just for it's beauty, but oh no, this car is much more than just a pretty face. It was rated at a maximum of 4 stars for pedestrian safety at the recent EuroNCAP, combined with a 5 star rating, making it arguably one of the most safest cars in the world. This fabulous result is due to a similar system also found in the Jaguar XJ, where the bonnet rises when it detects an object.<p>SUVOTY and TOTY will come later.

Comrade
12-11-2005, 07:47 AM
I as not sure if wanted the Civic or Fusion for COTY, but I just realized how much I hate the shape of the Civic sedan, the coupe looks so much better! FORD FUSION gets my vote because it's Fors's step in the right direction and it's vital for the company. First american company to build an exciting car, everything else is boring. <p>I have to agree, the Ridgeline is not a friggin truck OK? and besides it looks retarded and has crappy off road abilities (as expected from a minivan). I nominate the TOYOTA TACOMA becuase it's won pretty much every magazine truck-test. Nissan Frontier looks a lot better tho. -very close second place for me.<p>SUVOTY: Jeep Grand Cherokee It's a big improvement over the old one technically. underapriciated as well.

knicks125
12-11-2005, 08:07 AM
The other thing I was going to mention: if the field gets a bit crowded within a category (especially if it exceed the max. # of voting choices in this thread), we have to separate them; doesn't have to be the same approach as last year but similar (ex. under 30k; over 30k). You get the idea <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>My SUVOTY (surprise #1):<p><B>Suzuki Grand Vitara</B> - finally something Suzuki can brag about in the small SUV class. This is truly something much, much better than the predecessor. Many standard features, exceptional price and warranty only few can beat in the class <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>More surprises coming <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/beigesmilewinkgrin.gif" BORDER="0">

FordRules
12-11-2005, 11:28 AM
Oh i forgot about the suzuki.I nominate taht too.

SV
12-11-2005, 01:45 PM
well, here are the cars i think deserve to win:<p><B>COTY - Ford Fusion</B>. While Honda's Civic may have passed new milestones in innovations and general "funkiness," the Fusion in my opinion is far more significant. The Fusion is one of the first new cars on which the very future of Ford depends; product is the one thing they really need to help pull themselves out of the ditch they're in and finally stand toe-to-toe with the Japenese and the Europeans. The Fusion, thankfully, delivers: it is one of the best-handling cars in its class, rides decently, and looks great both outside - a relief after the boring Five Hundred and Freestyle - and, I think most importantly, inside as well. The Fusion's interior proves that the big three are fully capable of building high-quality interiors that are a match for those from Honda or Toyota. Overall, a great new midsize sedan from Ford at just the right time; early reports are that it's selling swiftly, as well.<p><B>TOTY - Honda Ridgeline</B>. Pretty much everything that could be said about this thing has been, but just to sum it up, it's my choice for TOTY because it's all many truck buyers will ever need, while still retaining car-like ride and handling characteristics in the process. Price is a major detraction, but the Ridgeline is still a novel idea that other companies would do well to copy - but maybe copy more cheaply (for those who can't afford a $27k+ truck).<p><B>SUVOTY - Toyota RAV4</B>. Admittedly, the RAV4 doesn't bring much to the compact SUV segment in the way of new features or innovations. However, I think it's significant in just how good an all-rounder it is: it looks great outside, dropping the odd styling Toyota has been giving lately to such cars as the Camry Solara; the interior styling is superb (at least I think so); it finally gets an optional V6, and one that is easily the most powerful in its class; like most redesigned Toyotas it barely costs much more than the old model; and it also offers a third-row seat, a novel feature in this class that also admittedly throws the point of the Highlander's existance into question (although the next Highlander will undoubtedly grow considerably in size). And, of course, this new RAV4, like the one before it, handles better than almost all of the rest of Toyota's North American lineup (I don't know about Europe).

Player4
12-11-2005, 02:44 PM
QUESTION!!!<p>OK the cars that we nominate are suppose to be cars that are on sale right? It would make much more sense to me...<p>Because nominating cars that have been released yet but not on delaers yet is ridiculous because we dont even know what the car would look like in person.

FordRules
12-11-2005, 05:14 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>comrade</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>I have to agree, the Ridgeline is not a friggin truck OK? and besides it looks retarded and has crappy off road abilities (as expected from a minivan). <p></TD></TR></TABLE> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/1orglaugh.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>I like your opinion! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">

knicks125
12-11-2005, 05:57 PM
This is not a thread to criticize any vehicle, please do not choose the opportunity to do so.<p>Thank you!!

StevenZoz
12-11-2005, 07:41 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Superfresa</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">- Lincoln LT (To be confirmed - can anyone confirm if the car is a 2005 model?)<p>- Jeep grand Cherokee (To be confirmed as it is a 2004 model if I recall correctly)<br></TD></TR></TABLE><p>The Mark LT is a 2006 but you said it had to <B>appear</B> in 2005. thats the only reason i put that down as my choice.<p>and according to cars.com the grandcherokee came out in '05.<p>also i nominated the bmw 3 and the pontiac solstice but u didnt include them in the up-to-date nominations- if i had to pick one, if that's the case, then i pick the solstice.

knicks125
12-11-2005, 07:54 PM
As stated, please provide a short paragraph as to why you nominated the cars you chose.<p>At the end of the nomination period (I'd imagine on the last day of '05), all <B>qualified</B> nominees (<B>within reasons</B>) will be tabluated and sorted. Voting will commence soon thereafter.

Nodnarb
12-11-2005, 08:49 PM
Did the F-350 come out this year? I could have sworn it was last year that it was updated.

anonms
12-11-2005, 08:59 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Nodnarb</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Did the F-350 come out this year? I could have sworn it was last year that it was updated.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Yeah, I remember it qualified for MT TOTY last year.

knicks125
12-12-2005, 06:52 AM
The general rule for qualification: if it appeared as one of the nominees in a reputable ___ of the Year award, then most likely it qualifies here. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>As for vehicles such as Mark LT, F-350 or any others that come up in question, it would be best to leave it up to the general body of CSS to decide their qualification status <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0">

velsatis
12-12-2005, 07:05 AM
The cars I would nominate and why are:<p>COTY:<br>-Dodge Charger - For being a pure American car and connection with the brand.<br>-S-Class- For being the top of the class, the display of technology for all the car industry to come<br>-Civic - Original Design, Brand not stuked to the image of the car and ready to revolution on the model<p>TOTY:<br>-?????I don't special like this class of vehicules (I am European...lol) but I like the Dodge Ram, not sure if it is of 2005....<p>SUVOTY:<p>- ML-Klass - When it came out back in 97 this gender of vehicule basicly didn't existed (at least in Europe) After him many fallowed. Today it is back on top<p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/bow.gif" BORDER="0">

knicks125
12-12-2005, 07:10 AM
Surprise #2:<p>Car of the Year &gt;30K:<p><B>Infiniti M35/45</B>: A car that deserves a mention in every luxury category. This is a truly a sophisticated vehicle with not many drawbacks. Power, comfort, convenience, safety and styling all come together in nearly flawless fashion, making this truly beast on the outside and a beauty on the inside. And thousands less than competitors in price seal the deal.<p>Well, I was going to nominate the Sonata as the COTY &lt;30K but since it qualified automatically, I will have to think hard for another one <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0">

Comrade
12-12-2005, 08:46 AM
ok, sonce the Jeep GC doesn't qualify, I give my vote to the Nissan XTerra because it starts at only $20K and has lots of power(265HP 4.0-V6) and good off-road abilities.

Superfresa
12-12-2005, 06:09 PM
To answer the questions, ANY CAR THAT APPEARED ON 2005 will be admited. <p>The Jeep GC is a 2005 model but appeared in 2004 like Discovery 3 and was in the contest on last years SUVOTY.<p>The Lincoln LT was accepted. The ford F350 is still in question. <p>Knicks I probably couldn't agree more with your SUVOTY nomination.<p>Thanks to everyone for nominating and depending on how the thread goes, we may have a winner by new years... <p>VELSATIS: Please use more valid arguments than I like it... I still admit the nominations but a little explaining will be better. Remember this is not a personal taste thread, we are trying to be objective <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0">

Hornbag
12-12-2005, 07:36 PM
In Australia, IMO, its been a pretty boring year in new car releases...But wordwide it gets better.<p>Ford Fusion - Its not only becasue i worship the ground Ford walk on, but the importance of this car is unbelievable. It is Fords first totally fresh product, and for the first time in ages, it is absolutly sweet! Sure, it lack in a few important areas, but its cheap, it looks hott, it goes well, steers and stops well and does almost anything you could want of a Midsize family car. Top stuff Ford<p>RangRover Sport - I love it, it just rocks my world! Sweet looks, great off road ability, good driving ability. It is a true modern LR, like the LR3. It mixes old wity new, and manages to do so with presision. True stuff...

knicks125
12-13-2005, 01:07 PM
Last surprise (I am forgoing TOTY, I will skip to the voting process):<p>COTY &lt;30K:<p>VW Passat: Pleasantly surprised by this vehicle. The redesign package bolts a significant importance for VAG's success/re-emergence in NA (VWoA). Powerful standard and optional engine choices make this a worthy competitors in the midsize segment (either mainstream or entry luxury, depending on your preference <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> )<p>To recap my nominees:<p>SUYOTY - Suzuki Grand Vitara<br>COTY &gt; 30K - Infiniti M35/45<br>COTY &lt; 30K - Hyundai Sonata & VW Passat<BR><BR>
<i>Modified by knicks125 at 3:12 PM 12/13/2005</i>

Superfresa
12-13-2005, 05:34 PM
Sounds good, quite a few nominees. Lets have a few more days for those a little less active people to have their say as well. <p><B>Here are a few of the elegible cars, taken right out of another thread (nominees for a magazine's COTY and TOTY)</B><p>Audi A3, A4/S4, BMW 3 Series, Buick Lucerne, Cadillac DTS, STS-V, Chevrolet HHR, Impala/Impala SS, Chrysler PT Curiser Dodge Charger (R/T, SRT-8), Ford Fusion, Honda Civic/Civic Si/Civic Hybrid, Hyundai Sonata, Azera, Accent, Infiniti M35/45, Kia Rio, Sedona, Lexus IS 250/350, Lincoln Zephyr, Mazda Miata MX-5, Mazda 5, Mazdaspeed6, Mercedes-Benz R-Class, Mercury Milan, Mitsubishi Eclipse, Lancer Evo IX, Pontiac Grand Prix GXP, Solstice, Torrent, Porsche Boxster/Boxster S, Saab 9-3 Sport Combi V-6 Turbo, Toyota Avalon, Volkswagen Jetta, Jetta GLi, Passat.<p>Dodge Ram/Ram Mega Cab, Ford Explorer, Honda Ridgeline, Hummer H3, Jeep Commander, Kia Sportage, Lexus RX 400h, Mercedes M-Class, Mitsubushi Raider, Nissan Xterra, Range Rover Sport, Subaru B9 Tribeca, Suzuki Grand Vitara, Toyota RAV4 and Toyota Highlander Hybrid.<p>Read that and see if you thgink any of those deserve to be nominated for CSS's COTY, TOTY and SUVOTY 2005 awards<br><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by Superfresa at 7:40 PM 12/13/2005</i>

Krypton
12-13-2005, 06:18 PM
SUTY-the R-class because it brings something new to the Luxury car market, being ugly should not cause an innovative product to lose <p>COTY- Infiniti M35, amazing styling with a great interior, outranks all other cars at its price and winner or numerous awards <p>If we are splitting them up by price then the Passat has to be my choice, very nice features for a car for its price range, a very well engineered car<br>

phaeton
12-14-2005, 02:18 PM
COTY I nominate the <B>Golf TSI</B> for its innovative engine both turbocharged and supercharged while being economical it is without doubt a innovative design for driving pleasure.<p>SUVOTY The Audi Q7 - For being the first SUV for Audi in this segment with Diesel technology and Hybrid in development it will definetly give the oppostion a shake up.<p>TOTY the <B>VW Constellation</B> line because its the 1st truck designed inhouse at Wolfsburg need I say more<BR><BR>
<i>Modified by phaeton at 12:22 AM 12/16/2005</i>

geary
12-14-2005, 02:48 PM
For COTY, I nominate the <B>VW Golf GTi</B>. This truly digs up VW's roots and lays the prestigous name of GTi at rest. Startling dynamics, quality, speed and value make it probably the most desirable car out there for me. VW has gone to a whole new level in terms of driving experience not seen since the days of the MkII Golf.<p>TOTY: <B>Toyota Hilux</B>. Unbreakable design and build quality. More of what Toyota is good at and the best value on the market.<p>SUVOTY will come later for me.... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0">

Superfresa
12-16-2005, 01:17 AM
Last weekend for nominees. Voting will be up early next week. Keep tuned!

FordRules
12-16-2005, 11:32 PM
Fresa,Can the Fusion/Milan/Zephyr all be into one candidate than 3?<br>Since its almost the same car.

Superfresa
12-17-2005, 06:23 PM
yeah sure.

Hornbag
12-17-2005, 08:14 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>knicks125</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>SUYOTY - Suzuki Grand Vitara<br>COTY &lt; 30K - Hyundai Sonata & VW Passat<br></TD></TR></TABLE><p>I totally agree with those three, well said <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">

Superfresa
12-18-2005, 02:07 AM
Voting will be up tomorrow. Expect more than just a poll. Feel free to keep nominating any vehicles you want to for the next 24 hours.

FordRules
12-19-2005, 10:28 AM
Hey the F350 Isnt in TOTY voting,EIther is the Mega Cab!