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Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 12-06-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,457
Posted By mick78
I know the pel situation, but then again the...

I know the pel situation, but then again the Insignia is pure GM tech, so I assume PSA also has to pay some royalities to GM for using the platform, tech and engine line up (though no words on...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 12-05-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,457
Posted By mick78
I think importing it from Germany didn't help...

I think importing it from Germany didn't help profitability either.

Despite all the logical argumentation behind that decision, it is always sad to see a car gone and getting replaced by yet...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 12-04-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,457
Posted By mick78
https://www.carscoops.com/2019/12/2020-opel-and-va...

https://www.carscoops.com/2019/12/2020-opel-and-vauxhall-insignia-facelift-revealed-with-sleeker-styling-and-updated-tech/
...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 12-02-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,761
Posted By mick78
I absolutely second that; If anything, the...

I absolutely second that; If anything, the interior could have received a mild update, but outside they messed with - close to - perfection, and that didn't go well; It's not bad, just not as great...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 11-29-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,168
Posted By mick78
Indeed, likely that kind of update; But I always...

Indeed, likely that kind of update; But I always think that if the outside doesn't get more modern, why botehr with those super minimal changes - I like how Alfa upgraded their GIlulia and Stelvio...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 11-28-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,892
Posted By mick78
Well it's mostly a facelift to avoid legal action...

Well it's mostly a facelift to avoid legal action for using a very Jeep like grille (now, on the otehr hand, it looks a bit like a TOyota FJ Land Cruiser
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 11-28-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,198
Posted By mick78
Indeed; And I wonder if the Germans will, at some...

Indeed; And I wonder if the Germans will, at some point, get tired of those veer huger grilles with much blanked out area and fake vents up front; That said, the sedan looks like a mild facelift of...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 11-27-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,444
Posted By mick78
That pic makes me mostly miss the Concorde....

That pic makes me mostly miss the Concorde....
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 11-27-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 25,180
Posted By mick78
The GTI Out there testing; Not that more...

The GTI Out there testing; Not that more exciting, but at least with real exhausts.

https://www.carscoops.com/2019/11/2021-volkswagen-golf-gti-hides-sporty-styling-beneath-camo/
...
Forum: Concept Cars 11-27-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By mick78
I'm not sure this really qualifies as a concept...

I'm not sure this really qualifies as a concept car in that sense; It is after all mostly done by an external company, and the quality of the restoration also doesn't seem particularly good (just...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 11-27-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,168
Posted By mick78
Whilst I see minimal changes in the trim on the...

Whilst I see minimal changes in the trim on the lower half of the front bumper and the head light internals, it looks hardly different or more modern - more like just a different trim level; Even...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 11-26-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,008
Posted By mick78
Indeed it does, but also mostly because, details...

Indeed it does, but also mostly because, details like grille and light signature aside, the soft and swoopy design language is indeed the same as the Opel SUVs, especially the Grandland that this...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 11-26-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,488
Posted By mick78
TBH., form that covered up prototype, it looks...

TBH., form that covered up prototype, it looks exactly like every other large US SUV; The shape alone could eb a Tahoe, Escalade or Ford Expedition as well.
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 11-26-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,975
Posted By mick78
TBH., this is probably still a prototype before...

TBH., this is probably still a prototype before the proper testing begins. That said, many car makers do more and more testing virtually nowadays, and also some hide their prototypes much better than...
Forum: Car Spy Pictures 11-26-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,935
Posted By mick78
tbh., that profile could be mistaken for a BMW X2...

tbh., that profile could be mistaken for a BMW X2 as well; Looking indeed a bit fat/MPVish.
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 11-22-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,975
Posted By mick78
TO me, that is a real worry about the turn EVS...

TO me, that is a real worry about the turn EVS are taking currently; Are we looking at how long the batteries last, are we looking at making them lighter, really affordable or giving mid sized cars...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 11-22-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 22,144
Posted By mick78
https://www.carscoops.com/2019/11/lexus-launches-i...

https://www.carscoops.com/2019/11/lexus-launches-its-first-ever-ev-in-the-form-of-the-ux-300e/

Lexus' first EV; The UX300e; WIth 201hp (204 PS), a 54,3 KwH battery in the floor and a 248mls/400km...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 11-22-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,949
Posted By mick78
There are examples of cars that can cope with a...

There are examples of cars that can cope with a lot of power through the front wheels (2nd Gen Ford Focus RS, Megane Cup, Golf GTI TCR), but it will require a tricky differential, and also all of...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 11-22-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,432
Posted By mick78
ANd 300hp is a big performance upgrade over the...

ANd 300hp is a big performance upgrade over the regular one;
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 11-22-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,614
Posted By mick78
I don't think it#s ugly, boring (in a...

I don't think it#s ugly, boring (in a predictable, Germanic way) likely, but too "vanilla" to every be boring; It#s a decent runabout and seems fairly popular, and people wanting a more stylish/less...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 11-22-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By mick78
Given it's a German car, I very much doubt it's...

Given it's a German car, I very much doubt it's not a costly option for "individualization"...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 11-22-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,975
Posted By mick78
The sepcs look impressive, but we have to face...

The sepcs look impressive, but we have to face the elephant in the room: It looks like the graphics of a Commodore C64 game;

Not sure the cliche "Pick up redneck" wants to be seen even dead in...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 11-21-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By mick78
Well, it does look ratehr obviously like what it...

Well, it does look ratehr obviously like what it is - a tarted up Mercedes SUV;

TO me, it lacks the class of a Range Rover, and being just a chrome version of a GLS starting in much more...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 11-20-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 18,320
Posted By mick78
https://www.netcarshow.com/lexus/2021-lc_500_conve...

https://www.netcarshow.com/lexus/2021-lc_500_convertible/

Now the convertible is officiala, looking - unsurprisingly- like the concept that previewed it;

A regular fabric top - no folding top...
Forum: New Cars 2019/2020 11-20-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,949
Posted By mick78
For me, that is a bit over the top, and actually...

For me, that is a bit over the top, and actually not really what a fast Mini should be. But I guess in nowadays drag race and track time focused era, the classic "fun on actual roads without going...
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