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Old 08-30-2004, 12:00 PM   #11
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i'm glad that there'* a rwd family sedan out there with a v-8, but i don't trust chrysler products at all anymore...

i just wish that we'd come out with a v-8 rwd 4 door coupe.
oh wait, we've got it, we just don't sell it in the states (yet) (i hope that changes).
we do??
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i'm glad that there'* a rwd family sedan out there with a v-8, but i don't trust chrysler products at all anymore...

i just wish that we'd come out with a v-8 rwd 4 door coupe.
oh wait, we've got it, we just don't sell it in the states (yet) (i hope that changes).
we do??
we = gm

some of our out-of-state operations have some amazing cars. the car that'* in my 'tar is the holden commadore ss... it'* what the monaro was based off of (which is the GTO here in the states). Its about the same dimensions, has the same driveline, same beautiful fit and finish, and it'* got 4 doors. They just did a slight refresh on it, and while I personally preffer how it looked before, it'* an amazing piece of car. that would sell like crazy if it was available here at all. of course, it'* not...

http://www.carsales.com.au/pls/carsales/!holden_certified.display_vehicle?dweb_id=&vehicle _id=1679958&instant_flag=&service_id=71&total_rec= 75&current_rec=1&multi_flag=0&order_by=photo_avail +%3Asort_order&sort_type=DESC&special_id=&holden_r ange_id=5&search_type=6&holden_model_id=38&search_ distance=50&keyword=2003
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Can't forget to mention the RWD Holden Caprice full-size sedan,that will,no doubt, be coming our way soon from Down Under(along with it'* Gen III 5.7L engine).....that'* if Bob Lutz wants to compete with the likes of the 300C
http://webwombat.com.au/motoring/new...rt_caprice.htm
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indeed.

i suggest to anyone here who hasn't - take a look around holden'* website - we're making some great cars, just not selling them here... and there are a few that i wish we did!
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......Yeah,and How About that Holden One Tonner *,flat-bed stake truck with the Gen III Chevy V-8 and 6-speed manual transmission!!!
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1. The bonne with no DOD get'* almost as good a mileage as the 300C.
Sorry bud, but if my GXP is any example at all the Chrysler gets way better economy. 5 to 10 MPG better from the people I have talked to. This Northstar is way to damn hungry for me.
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