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Old 02-13-2006, 08:57 PM   #1
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To see full size four door sedans clicking off 6-6.5 secs run to 60 mph and about 14.6-15.5 sec in the quarter mile completely stock N/A. That'* today'* production cars. Ahhh, (sighs) But wait, it'* the imports, not the Domestics. What'* up with that? The Japanese and the Koreans and the Germans know that we like speed so they put in 240 and above hp V6s in our cars. But the Americans are slow to build hi-po sedans. I should note that the said rocket sedans are FWD, not RWD. Recently, Chevrolet came out with the V8 Impala, don't get me wrong but the styling is so-so and the torque steer must be tremendous and the price? No... The imports offer 7-10 year warranties while the Americans offer 3-5 years? What'* up with that?? and to add insult to injuries, the american cars aren't really built in America anymore. The imports are builiding hte cars here in America. I don't know, if I put aside my Brand Loyalty, I would look into the Hyunadi Azera, they loook sooo niceee.......

When will the american carmakers learn?

Keep in mind this applies to the present, I do agree in the 90'* the American carmakers wa the best in hi-po sedans but now, nope....
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I mentioned it in another thread...


268hp 2007 Camry!
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I don't know, if I put aside my Brand Loyalty, I would look into the Hyunadi Azera, they loook sooo niceee.......
a rice? a F-ing rice?!?! If I went outside the country I go BMW (740) or Audi (A8 )

My next car Charger SRT8 and that color too
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Yeah repinS, I knew you mentioned it in another thread but I read the new Motor Trend and got pissed at how slow the godda** american carmakers are and I decided to rant and bitch and moan about it.

The Charger SRT8, you know it'* built in Canada right?.....
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The Charger SRT8, you know it'* built in Canada right?.....
Eh?


Don't care if it'* built in Durkadurkastan, it'* an American name, not Mopar'* fault canuks are cheap labor (J/K my northen neighbors) and damn that things got balls, plus I have a thing for sedans and functioning hood scoops.
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To see full size four door sedans clicking off 6-6.5 secs run to 60 mph and about 14.6-15.5 sec in the quarter mile completely stock N/A. That'* today'* production cars. Ahhh, (sighs) But wait, it'* the imports, not the Domestics. What'* up with that? The Japanese and the Koreans and the Germans know that we like speed so they put in 240 and above hp V6s in our cars. But the Americans are slow to build hi-po sedans. I should note that the said rocket sedans are FWD, not RWD. Recently, Chevrolet came out with the V8 Impala, don't get me wrong but the styling is so-so and the torque steer must be tremendous and the price? No... The imports offer 7-10 year warranties while the Americans offer 3-5 years? What'* up with that?? and to add insult to injuries, the american cars aren't really built in America anymore. The imports are builiding hte cars here in America. I don't know, if I put aside my Brand Loyalty, I would look into the Hyunadi Azera, they loook sooo niceee.......

When will the american carmakers learn?

Keep in mind this applies to the present, I do agree in the 90'* the American carmakers wa the best in hi-po sedans but now, nope....
That Azera does 0-60 in 6.5
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Charger SRT-8 is nice, but it wounldn't be my first choice. How much do they run for?

I'm sure for the price you could get a really nice bimmer, Audi, or Lexus.

Personally I love the Altima SE-Rs, and the 268hp Camry repinS mentioned is going to be hot.

EDIT: I love when people stand by their "American Cars," most of which are built in another country, while the majority of "imports" are buit in the US. Oh, and just because the company originated in a Japanese country doesn't automaticall make it rice
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I think we are talking about affordable perfomance sedans not Ultra sedans that start at $70,000



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My next car Charger SRT8 and that color too
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If I went outside the country I go BMW (740) or Audi (A8 )

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I'd buy a 98' XJR or a 750IL.
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Charger SRT-8 is nice, but it wounldn't be my first choice. How much do they run for?

I'm sure for the price you could get a really nice bimmer, Audi, or Lexus.
One in my pic runs about 35k
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