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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-26-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,446
Posted By R_E_L
I'm not a fan of the way the roofline meets the...

I'm not a fan of the way the roofline meets the trunk on these hatchbacks, paired with the long hood the car looks odd and too long to be a civic. I think if they really wanted something this big and...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-11-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 21,007
Posted By R_E_L
Really happy to hear Toyota is trying to keep ICE...

Really happy to hear Toyota is trying to keep ICE around for performance vehicles. While I appreciate the benefits of an electric drivetrain, the emotional component of driving is heavily influenced...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-02-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 21,007
Posted By R_E_L
Looks like a great package, hope it carries over...

Looks like a great package, hope it carries over the driving dynamics and engagement of our cars while introducing these nice updates and the new power bump. I also hope it attracts new buyers to...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-18-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2,289
Views: 231,438
Posted By R_E_L
My expectations were definitely low after all the...

My expectations were definitely low after all the doom and gloom we had been hearing about development. Apart from the driving experience which remains to be seen, my biggest questions were torque...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-06-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 67,594
Posted By R_E_L
I don't think it's launching this fall, the...

I don't think it's launching this fall, the Subaru press release describes it as a premiere, so a reveal of the final car is what I understand. I believe spring 2021 is still the target launch date.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-23-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,358
Posted By R_E_L
2022 Subaru WRX Spy Shots via Car and Driver

https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a34126926/2022-subaru-wrx-spied/

Car and Driver got some shots of what apprears to be the upcoming WRX driving around. Two things I noticed:


The tail light...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-15-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 80,166
Posted By R_E_L
Lots of win. I'm iffy on the grill. But I know...

Lots of win. I'm iffy on the grill. But I know I'll come around if the car drives well. Love that they confirmed the engine and manual transmission right off the bat. Well done so far Nissan. Let's...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-10-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 80,166
Posted By R_E_L
I'm definitely hyped for the Z now that they're...

I'm definitely hyped for the Z now that they're hinting at the turbo and confirming the 6-speed (at least for this proto ver). But I find the timing of the promotion puzzling, especially if there is...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 08-30-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By R_E_L
looking forward to seeing the in-car footage

looking forward to seeing the in-car footage
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 08-22-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 29,871
Posted By R_E_L
Here's my attempt. If you guys wanna give it...

Here's my attempt. If you guys wanna give it some love on my instagram: lineandcolorbyac. I'm finding these spy images to be a good way to practice.

https://i.imgur.com/zDUzfRE.jpg
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-30-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 92,638
Posted By R_E_L
It’s a gorgeous car, I remember sitting in the...

It’s a gorgeous car, I remember sitting in the coupe at the LA auto show and the interior was incredible. Sorry to hear it doesn’t sell, not sure why old dudes with money wouldn’t want one. Those...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-28-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3,052
Views: 300,928
Posted By R_E_L
While I'm still not totally convinced they'll do...

While I'm still not totally convinced they'll do it, if they do, I wonder if they would be committed enough to include it on the 6 cylinder version, or if they would use the "it has too much torque...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-14-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,179
Posted By R_E_L
May not need to if they release raptor version in...

May not need to if they release raptor version in a year to combat that V8 wrangler
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-14-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,052
Views: 300,928
Posted By R_E_L
Poor Guff is really beta testing Toyota's part...

Poor Guff is really beta testing Toyota's part supply chain. Almost seems like he spends more time shipping things back and forth than actually building the car :bonk:
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-01-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 80,166
Posted By R_E_L
They should drop the number all together and just...

They should drop the number all together and just call it the Nissan Z
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 06-29-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,704
Posted By R_E_L
Very cool, looks like I got lucky on my # :D

Very cool, looks like I got lucky on my # :D
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-07-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 80,166
Posted By R_E_L
I've been trying to practice creating volumes, so...

I've been trying to practice creating volumes, so I thought I'd use the 400z for practice. Definitely not magazine quality :lol:

https://i.imgur.com/Q5wdDde.jpg
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 05-22-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,446
Posted By R_E_L
OK boys. Got the inside scoop. Its not a civic....

OK boys. Got the inside scoop. Its not a civic. Its the all new Insight Type R:

https://i.imgur.com/LUaPtN5.jpg
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 05-22-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,446
Posted By R_E_L
Wow that looks massive.

Wow that looks massive.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-21-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2,589
Views: 276,921
Posted By R_E_L
First, I do want to clarify I was referring to...

First, I do want to clarify I was referring to the average buyer looking for something cool or sporty. Not a mom that's looking to take her kids to karate. With regards to Mustang sales, that's...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-21-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2,589
Views: 276,921
Posted By R_E_L
Oh boy the rage that would result if it is just...

Oh boy the rage that would result if it is just another facelift, with a slight power bump and an NA engine would be palpable.

As an owner I didn't think the car needed much before I purchased,...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-11-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2,589
Views: 276,921
Posted By R_E_L
probably that hybrid Sienna and the mysterious...

probably that hybrid Sienna and the mysterious hybrid crossover from the leaked presentation slides.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 03-24-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 84,999
Posted By R_E_L
But what I'm saying is this is literally lifted...

But what I'm saying is this is literally lifted from the Feb Motor 1 article, and that wasn't substantial either. The only info that had any merit was the release date. Their source never mentioned...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 03-24-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,106
Posted By R_E_L
I've posted pics of mine before but it looks like...

I've posted pics of mine before but it looks like the links died. Here's one I hadn't posted. She's #1133
https://i.imgur.com/N6rzln0.jpg
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-28-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,242
Posted By R_E_L
I think years from now he will be remembered...

I think years from now he will be remembered fondly for championing classic style sports cars. I was hyped for these cars since the concept in 09. Something simple, lightweight and involving thanks...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-17-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By R_E_L
Looks great to me, I definitely get the IDX vibes...

Looks great to me, I definitely get the IDX vibes as well. It would probably look great as a convertible too.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-01-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 46,461
Posted By R_E_L
Sounds to me like you want a Supra, not another...

Sounds to me like you want a Supra, not another 86.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-28-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 46,461
Posted By R_E_L
-More torque -Bigger tank -Keep weight at...

-More torque
-Bigger tank
-Keep weight at 2800 or less

Itís already a great car, it doesnít need much.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-05-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 71,285
Posted By R_E_L
I would say that for me at least, what I feel...

I would say that for me at least, what I feel actually matches that graph. The swell from 3500-4000 in the torque graph is the first push you feel from the car when getting on the power, and then a...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-11-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,603
Posted By R_E_L
I would say this is the problem. I don't think...

I would say this is the problem. I don't think these cars fit your environment. My thrills are finding empty canyon roads and running the engine to redline, heel-toeing into the bends without...
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