The Future of Automobiles...

Discussion in 'Science and Technology' started by Kruezerman, Jun 28, 2012.

  1. MacLeod

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    The Ford Fusion looks nothing like an Aston, the Fusion could at best be described as a mini SUV.
     
  2. Avon

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    it makes a better aston than that hideous little toyota with an aston front end they did
     
  3. Kruezerman

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    I remember that, the Signet I think it was called. So sad. :guffaw:

    Adding another car to the "Pretty Car List", the Mercedes CLS-class. Sexy car.

    I should make a thread for pretty cars... have people post up their favorites...
     
  4. MacLeod

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    Ours, hell no. The US (2013 version) may have some influence from Aston Martin, but that'll probably be sold as the next model of Mondeo here.
     
  6. MacLeod

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    Well I'll grant you that the car that most of the world knows as the Mondeo might have some similiarites to an Aston. It'll be what the Mk V version of the Mondeo.
     
  7. John Clark

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    Looking it up, yeah, it will be the Mark 5. One of my mates had a 2 until recently, but I didn't realize it was quite as old as that.

    Talking about Astons, I do quite fancy one myself and saw a second hand Virage at one of the local car supermarkets back in 98. I certainly couldn't have afforded it, but it would have been a laugh to arrive at work one day driving that rather than the Vauxhall Chevette I was in the process of replacing.
     
  8. MacLeod

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    Yeah, the Mondeo came out in what 92, so it's been around as a name for 20 years. Has it really been that long.
     
  9. Saturn0660

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    But thats just it. What defines "clean" power? And yes i would rather keep my super clean ICE.
     
  10. Geckothan

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    No electric cars or cars loaded with pointless distractions/idiot-centric driver aids for me, thanks. Give me a roaring V8, a nice light chassis, and suspension that puts function over comfort, and I'm happy.
     
  11. Kruezerman

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    "Idiot-centric" driver aids make the roads safer for everybody, and not everybody likes sports chassis.

    You gotta think about the general public when building cars (or indeed any product).
     
  12. MacLeod

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    What to you class as a pointless driver aids just out of interest?
     
  13. Admiral Buzzkill

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    Another big fan of the ICE here.
     
  14. Kruezerman

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    We'll see in the future what Detroit and Germany has for us won't we?
     
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    Well, slap my ass and call me Sally!

    It's a nice looking car as well.

    I love the Mercedes CLS series. Very sleek and swoopy, like a dolphin on wheels.
     
  17. NebulaClassGuy

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    The Tesla is quite pricey for the average consumer, but I will say that I am a huge fan of the Chevy Volt, much to the chagrin of my family and friends. The Volt is also a bit pricey for what it is, admittedly, but it's cheaper than a Tesla. If I could afford a Volt right now, I'd buy one. I'm actually planning to test-drive one (a Volt) in the near future, for the purposes of doing a review of it on my Facebook page. When I write my review, I'll also post it on this site.
     
  18. Kruezerman

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    I've always wanted to try something like that!
     

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