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Old 08-01-2019, 12:26 PM   #57
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I can't wait for Honda's answer.. Accord Type-R.

Just Type-R and TRD all the things please.
As a long time Mopar guy I freaked when Dodge pulled this shit!





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Are they going to make a Dodge Caravan Hellcat or Demon? Can't wait to see soccer moms rule the road
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As a long time Mopar guy I freaked when Dodge pulled this shit!






My mouth salivates whenever I hear the name Type-R thrown around... Even Type-S would be nice to see...

Accord Type-R: Sedan of the decade award
Ridgeline Type-R: New best selling truck 3020
C-RV Type-R: Best Performance SUV
Civic Type-R: You already know
NSX Type-R: God tier tech from Japan (but made in the US)
Odyssey Type-R: Dodge soccer moms ain't know shit


Type-R ALL THE THINGS.
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I can't wait for Honda's answer.. Accord Type-R.

Just Type-R and TRD all the things please.
So I knoowwww there is a tinge of sarcasm in this


but really now. would it be that bad? Honda doesnt R/T the shit outta its base cars without going performancey, their prelude Si's where good for the time so an accord Type -R? beti t would be bitchin

Or maybe Accord HPD edition? Shit the Tacoma X-Runner with TRD supercharger made me all sorts of weak when it came out (now its just old)

Like.... Honda/Toyota isnt Nissan/Nismo all the things with badges and stripies
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So I knoowwww there is a tinge of sarcasm in this


but really now. would it be that bad? Honda doesnt R/T the shit outta its base cars without going performancey, their prelude Si's where good for the time so an accord Type -R? beti t would be bitchin

Or maybe Accord HPD edition? Shit the Tacoma X-Runner with TRD supercharger made me all sorts of weak when it came out (now its just old)

Like.... Honda/Toyota isnt Nissan/Nismo all the things with badges and stripies
What sarcasm, I don't see any here.... I'd Type-R my house if I could.

I'd buy an Accord Type-R, but not before I bought a Civic Type-R.
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What sarcasm, I don't see any here.... I'd Type-R my house if I could.

I'd buy an Accord Type-R, but not before I bought a Civic Type-R.
I rode in one the other day. Impressive.
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As a long time Mopar guy I freaked when Dodge pulled this shit!





you're putting too much stock into a $4 badge.

my ranger has hellcat badges on the fenders. and i'm toying with the idea of making a superbee wing out of old political signs...
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you're putting too much stock into a $4 badge.

my ranger has hellcat badges on the fenders. and i'm toying with the idea of making a superbee wing out of old political signs...
The point is that the $4 badge was put in by the company. Once upon a time it meant something special and minivans were not part of it.
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The point is that the $4 badge was put in by the company. Once upon a time it meant something special and minivans were not part of it.
precisely.. the intrepid R/T was put out at the same time as the stealth R/t And the difference between the base models to the R/T between the two was MASSIVE
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precisely.. the intrepid R/T was put out at the same time as the stealth R/t And the difference between the base models to the R/T between the two was MASSIVE
Now it means you get bigger wheels and extra cup holders.
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Strangely it’s just the XSE which is why I brought it up. Don’t quite understand why this particular model seems to be driven by granddad Andretti’s. Maybe it’s just me but I see that the ones driving SE and other trims seem to be “normal”
You might change your mind next month when the SE based TRD arrives. It'll have the 301 hp V-6, 8A/T paddle shifters, bespoke exhaust, chassis stiffeners, firmer -0.6" lowering springs, sway bars, shocks, brakes, lightweight black painted wheels, body kit, interior TRD trim, and summer performance tires. Let's not bring up the spoiler but they claim an unspecified downforce benefit. 6,001 to be produced, fewer than Supra. I like it, a lot.

https://pressroom.toyota.com/toyota-...-camry-avalon/

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You might change your mind next month when the SE based TRD arrives. It'll have the 301 hp V-6, 8A/T paddle shifters, bespoke exhaust, chassis stiffeners, firmer -0.6" lowering springs, sway bars, shocks, brakes, lightweight black painted wheels, body kit, interior TRD trim, and summer performance tires. Let's not bring up the spoiler but they claim an unspecified downforce benefit. 6,001 to be produced, fewer than Supra. I like it, a lot.

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I like it alot too but whats the price bracket? 50K?
thats lexus area or Jaguar.
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I like it alot too but whats the price bracket? 50K?
thats lexus area or Jaguar.
It's based on the lower priced, 90 lb. lighter than XSE SE grade, so if the same pricing delta holds between base 86 and TRD 86, we can hope for a sub-$40K price before Camry incentives that run about $1,500 off every few months.

The interesting thing about the car is that it runs on regular grade fuel, 22/32/26 mpg, cheap insurance and sort of limited availability that might make this sleeper Toyota of the year.
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They wish it was this car... 850hp. 1/4 in 9.8sec



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