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#3354705 - 04/27/14 02:30 PM Ugh. hideously fugly.
97tbird Offline


Registered: 05/09/03
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#3354710 - 04/27/14 02:36 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: 97tbird]
Quattro Pete Offline


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Yeah, I'm not a big fan either.

From the current BMW line-up, I like the 4-series the best.
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#3354720 - 04/27/14 02:43 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: 97tbird]
97tbird Offline


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Subaru has also made good on their promise of making the Legacy uglier with each model year change. The new 2015 Legacy looks like it was built by a very sleepy Camry team.

Oh what a nice car it was about 3 generations back.
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#3354721 - 04/27/14 02:43 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: 97tbird]
andrewg Offline


Registered: 10/05/08
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Loc: Covington, Wa.
Looks rather dated to me. Nothing really eye catching.
If I was going to pay that kind of money....I'd get something much more attractive and would make my heart beat faster from just looking at it.
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#3354758 - 04/27/14 03:36 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: 97tbird]
Rand Offline


Registered: 08/20/03
Posts: 8093
Loc: Barberton,Ohio
but those dont have 10kilos of bling bling!!
ugh

I can only imagine the interior on a bright day..
(I have very sensitive eyes to bright lights)
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#3354762 - 04/27/14 03:40 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: 97tbird]
spasm3 Offline


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I can see thugs breaking off the door handles and breaking out windows to pry out silver.
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#3354780 - 04/27/14 03:57 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: 97tbird]
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Registered: 07/26/04
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I'm looking for the convergence of product lines, but see none.

Seems like an unnatural and fabricated object for the pretentious.

Silver, not durable.


Edited by simple_gifts (04/27/14 04:00 PM)
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#3354811 - 04/27/14 04:27 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: 97tbird]
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Just another way to fleece rich people of their money by giving them something that says "exclusive" but gives them no real value. Reminds me of when I worked in a country club in high school and saw all these people who dearly wanted to feel that they were getting something special.
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#3354849 - 04/27/14 05:14 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: Burt]
andrewg Offline


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Originally Posted By: Burt
Just another way to fleece rich people of their money by giving them something that says "exclusive" but gives them no real value. Reminds me of when I worked in a country club in high school and saw all these people who dearly wanted to feel that they were getting something special.

To be fair....we all want to feel we have something special for our money, no?
Many who have achieved wealth through hard work and applying themselves with diligence/effort often want and expect value. I'm not sure sure that many of those types of wealthy folks would want this car.
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#3354853 - 04/27/14 05:17 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: 97tbird]
JAG Offline


Registered: 10/23/05
Posts: 4548
Loc: Fredericksburg, VA
I have not liked the styling direction that BMW has gone in since the early 2000s. They used to be so classy-looking.

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#3354862 - 04/27/14 05:32 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: 97tbird]
BearZDefect Offline


Registered: 08/15/05
Posts: 1958
Loc: Lexington, KY
I agree with JAG. Their cousins at VW have held the classy look much better.

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#3354868 - 04/27/14 05:43 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: 97tbird]
earlyre Offline


Registered: 11/22/11
Posts: 2339
Loc: Lima, Ohio, USA
How much more does this package tack on to the price of the car?

Currently 1Kilo of scrap .925 Sterling silver goes for $585.27(USD), so there's $5,852.70(USD) worth of Silver in the car.
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#3354911 - 04/27/14 06:28 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: 97tbird]
mcrn Offline


Registered: 11/30/05
Posts: 2606
Loc: FL
why would you like a highly reflective material on the interior?

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#3354921 - 04/27/14 06:37 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: mcrn]
yonyon Offline


Registered: 03/06/12
Posts: 3492
Loc: NJ, USA
Originally Posted By: mcrn
why would you like a highly reflective material on the interior?


...presumably for the same reason some people like stacks of paper or glossy detailing product on the dashboard. The driver doesn't much care about crashing.

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#3354968 - 04/27/14 07:28 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: 97tbird]
hattaresguy Offline


Registered: 06/01/11
Posts: 5325
Loc: CT
Meh its probably for a Russian. For what it costs you could have gotten a custom Mercedes or a RR or Bentley. The 7 series isn't exactly class leading.

All that silver and you still have to suffer that cheap plastic shifter stalk, and your still in a 7 series which everyone owns.

At least its the V12 version.


Edited by hattaresguy (04/27/14 07:33 PM)

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