BMWs new turn-key race car

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Re: BMWs new turn-key race car

Postby Yoshi » Sun Jan 05, 2014 2:15 pm

M20_fever wrote:2015 Mustang is fugly man, looks like it has down syndrome. The Camaro interior is a full on plastic fail, kills the car for me.


The look has grown on me. I'm not much of a looks guy anyway. I care about handling and performance. I'm happy the Camaro is all plastic. Keeps costs down and the car affordable.
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Re: BMWs new turn-key race car

Postby M20_fever » Mon Jan 06, 2014 3:14 pm

A Z28 is over $30k, for a car that squeaks and rattles right off the showroom floor. Its the epitome of why American cars get a bad reputation.
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Re: BMWs new turn-key race car

Postby blasphemy101 » Mon Jan 06, 2014 5:06 pm

I brought up the Z28, because it's essentially a factory-built race/track car. I agree, though; I wouldn't mind plastics if they kept the cars cheap. Unfortunately, it seems like EVERY car out their is loaded with tech and options to justify a higher price tag. A 3/4 size Mustang or Camaro without all the gizmos would be a pretty cool car. For me, it wouldn't even need a super-high performance engine. It's sort of scary to think how many 400hp Mustangs the coyote V8 has put in to the hands of asshats in the last couple of years.

I like the Mustang, but the styling is very homogenized. I saw an episode of Top Gear last night where Jeremy Clarkson was driving the current flagship Shelby across Europe. He made a point about how much attention the car got because it was so different (American). I don't think the new Mustang will have as strong of a visual impact. I think the rear is pretty ugly.
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Re: BMWs new turn-key race car

Postby Yoshi » Mon Jan 06, 2014 5:36 pm

still better than this mustang's rear

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Re: BMWs new turn-key race car

Postby blasphemy101 » Mon Jan 06, 2014 6:10 pm

Yoshi wrote:still better than this mustang's rear


When it first came out, I liked that model mustang for its retro styling, but it started to look really bloated after a while. When they made the update, it became pretty apparent how much better it could look.

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