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Generatewhatsnext wrote:As I walked around it and talked with the owner I was utterly shocked at the lack of refinement, lack of fit and finish, lack of sophistication, terrible wire-paths in the engine bay,
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Generatewhatsnext wrote:As I walked around it and talked with the owner I was utterly shocked at the lack of refinement, lack of fit and finish, lack of sophistication, terrible wire-paths in the engine bay,
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Thanks for that sanjyoog. Ironically, as much as I was sure I'd never want to own one of those after talking with that owner - I was just as giddy and excited yesterday when a black one with chromed wheels passed by me in the opposite direction on Rt 136 in Abingdon, MD - I pointed it out for my son, but I don't think he was anywhere near as excited as was I - not sure but it looked like a Quattrovalvole 5000 so it would be a late 80's. I've never seen it around here but I hope I get to see it again!

Does anybody remember the 60minutes interview with Lamborghini folks at the Sant'Agata factory? I videotaped it and watched that segment over and over and over as a teenager! Their Marketing Director had his audience well defined: "You cannot take a da baggages...you must have another car like a rolls royce with a chauffeur to arrive a day later, you cannot have a da kids, only a...beautiful woman." Here's a link - I'm glad CBS has it archived ; http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7357739n

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NURB wrote:The white Countach... man I was obsessed with that car for about 10 years.
...I was utterly shocked at the lack of refinement, lack of fit and finish, lack of sophistication, terrible wire-paths in the engine bay, etc, then to hear it requires a $12K service every 10K miles.....wow. He told me sometimes the doors won't latch properly and don't stay closed and that the front bonnet always opens crooked....
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That is a hilariously odd mix. Wow, Smart Car... just wow.

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I love how those stickers that are based on the early '60's vette are always placed the wrong direction on cars. It's as though no one knows where it came from.

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From recent Japan visit

Don't think I've ever seen a real Nissan Cube in Europe
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some try hard to stick out
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A weird.. Subaru?
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Must be fun parking this one everyday
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And since this thread is called "vehicles".. Shinkansen
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Love the Pug 504. That trunk is so funky.
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