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Forum: General Vehicle Discussions, Opinions and Questions Today, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By mick78
I believe many Audi Diesels came with a CVT -...

I believe many Audi Diesels came with a CVT - Multitronic - until very recently, but only in FWD shape; If you have a previous generation Audi A6 or A4 with a V6 TDI and FWD with automatic, it's a...
Forum: Legacy Cars 03-23-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,848
Posted By mick78
A stunning vehicle, indeed;

A stunning vehicle, indeed;
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 03-19-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,325
Posted By mick78
Given the graphic is a round circle, it would...

Given the graphic is a round circle, it would make sense - but, again, why go all the way and put there a ake screen graphic? I mean the whole charging graphics could be shown instead of a fuel...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 03-18-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,325
Posted By mick78
So basically, after fake vents, grilles, windows...

So basically, after fake vents, grilles, windows now kind of fake screens (and in which parallel universe that graphic - at best looking like an error display - is better than simply nothing, is...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 03-18-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,325
Posted By mick78
What's up with that circle left of the...

What's up with that circle left of the instrument? Is that a printed on graphic, or another screen?
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 03-18-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,325
Posted By mick78
Personally I have the feeling that this looked...

Personally I have the feeling that this looked amazing in first sketches or renders in development, but by productionizing it - a bit taller for headroom, normal sized wheels and arches, etc. - it...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 03-16-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By mick78
Well, up until lately, Buick had switched a lot...

Well, up until lately, Buick had switched a lot of their lineup to rebadged Opels (or at least models developed in Rüsselsheim), with the main difference being the badge visually (and some engines...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 03-16-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By mick78
As expected, like everything nowadays, becoming a...

As expected, like everything nowadays, becoming a CUV; At least for Citroen the fast back style has some history, so I'm more fine with it here than with other fast back CUVs; That said, the current...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 03-16-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,784
Posted By mick78
Well, it is still, sort of alive; Though given...

Well, it is still, sort of alive; Though given the only market where this is sold is currently completely locked down, I wonder how many will actually be built, if they can't sell any for several...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 03-13-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,325
Posted By mick78
To be fair, this is the problem with every modern...

To be fair, this is the problem with every modern design, the lines are dramatic, exegerated, and only work with massive wheels, sport packages and select colors. Most white or silver base models...
Forum: Member Photoshops 03-13-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,843
Posted By mick78
I agree, this way it has potential...

I agree, this way it has potential...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 03-13-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 27,787
Posted By mick78
I yet have to see a single case where Masonry...

I yet have to see a single case where Masonry improved any car in even a single detail;
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 03-12-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,507
Posted By mick78
It is also amcuh better picture, the one of the...

It is also amcuh better picture, the one of the white is clearly soft,then upscaled, resharpened and seems distorted...,

That said, this really shapes up well. And it makes me wonder when...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 03-12-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By mick78
It is a large Cross Over/SUV thing; There is so...

It is a large Cross Over/SUV thing; There is so little variation in the design of these things that it is really hard to have any opinion on one of these.....
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 03-11-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 19,690
Posted By mick78
Sadly, the SL - which should be the Mercedes halo...

Sadly, the SL - which should be the Mercedes halo car - is the other model they seem to completely not care anymore about...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 03-11-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,507
Posted By mick78
This looks actually good, and I welcome every...

This looks actually good, and I welcome every proper Offroader in the current sea of FWD CUVs...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 03-11-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By mick78
Whilst visually a longer bonnet is very welcome,...

Whilst visually a longer bonnet is very welcome, you will probably only notice in light colors; And usually, this is not done for cost saving, but insurance costs, as a smaller bump won't have an...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 03-11-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By mick78
I guess it is also a bit of strategy in the PSA...

I guess it is also a bit of strategy in the PSA conglomerate, given that PEugeot is a bit bold, Citroen is quirky, and well, Opel is the more conservative and say "rental car freindly" option ;)
...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 03-11-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,325
Posted By mick78
This is very usual, sometimes - especially if the...

This is very usual, sometimes - especially if the current model is a refresh/reskin rather than all new - work on a replacement starts even before introduction.

The car, well, is a brave design...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 03-10-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 19,690
Posted By mick78
Indeed; Yet another CUV coupe things somewhere,...

Indeed; Yet another CUV coupe things somewhere, because money;

The E-Class once was THE Mercedes, back in the early 60ies/late 50ies even the S-Class started out as THE Mercedes with a longer...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 03-10-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By mick78
DIdn#t you mean the 407? But I agree, also...

DIdn#t you mean the 407?

But I agree, also the large early 2000s Chrysler sedans come to mind, with this softly rounded extreme cab forward look. At least, they are using the extra space the much...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 03-10-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,211
Posted By mick78
I think the Renegade will be a segment below...

I think the Renegade will be a segment below this, this seems more Escape related/sized, so going against the Compass in Jeep's lineup.

That said, it really reminds me of the LR Freelander, like...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 03-10-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By mick78
That might become the most analyzed prototype...

That might become the most analyzed prototype ever ;)

The GTX Experimental was indeed the one I meant for teh new front end, but looking at it, it will be more or less a productionized version of...
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 03-09-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By mick78
As I understand, it has no camshaft of any sort,...

As I understand, it has no camshaft of any sort, but each valve (which then probably won't look like a traditional valve) is individually operated (by an electric motor, I assume)
Forum: New Cars 2020/2021 03-09-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 19,690
Posted By mick78
I have to agree; There was nothing wrong with the...

I have to agree; There was nothing wrong with the current E-Class, a well executed - if not overly exciting - design, and all they did is give it an ugly, shapeless front end and an anonymous rear...
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