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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-07-2020, 12:10 AM
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Posted By abraxis
http://motoringme.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/C...

http://motoringme.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Camaro_old_new_3-580x386.jpg

I mean, it's not a Lotus Elise, but......:D

The cars that really shock me are the latest 911s. Everytime I see one...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-06-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
Technically the new Supra has as well. May be...

Technically the new Supra has as well. May be taller and wider, but it's shorter and lighter.

Gen 4
Wheelbase: 100.4 in
Length: 177.7 in
Width: 71.3 in
Height: 50.2 in
Passenger volume: 72...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-05-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
I didn't mean to say it was impossible. I used...

I didn't mean to say it was impossible. I used the word 'can't' to give you the piss (like you did about people who don't prefer manuals over DCTs and autos) You actually said people would buy a...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-05-2020, 03:59 AM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
Do you ever read your own words? Just...

Do you ever read your own words? Just curious....seriously. You seem to think you have a monopoly on revisionism and incoherence as a truth. it's weird as heck. I also don't think you actually know...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-05-2020, 03:35 AM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
Lol, the engine you probably didn't know was made...

Lol, the engine you probably didn't know was made by Yamaha for Nissan and how the 2000GT was an aborted project with Nissan (due to Z-car) that Toyota picked up and finalized? Do you have any idea...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-05-2020, 03:17 AM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
not into big fat heavy cars. too each their own....

not into big fat heavy cars. too each their own. the physical dimensions are just too large to enjoy in the canyons or in congested traffic. not my style of driving. would make more sense to save up...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-04-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
apparently people who don't like the current...

apparently people who don't like the current Supra....

I like it and don't give a rat's ass as long as people aren't telling car manufacturers I deserve less choices cuz of their fantasies of what...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-04-2020, 04:09 PM
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Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
I'd actually be curious to see a poll result on...

I'd actually be curious to see a poll result on something.

Which is Honda's flagship sports car, the Acura NSX or the Civic Type R?

Cuz if you believe the LFA is not Toyota's flagship sports...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-04-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
And you just proved my point on every level. I...

And you just proved my point on every level. I was hoping you'd be able to move on, but clearly have issues seeing the non sequiturs of your own arguments and can't even process basic...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-29-2020, 01:53 PM
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Posted By abraxis
I'm not sure when the topic of sales targets was...

I'm not sure when the topic of sales targets was introduced. I seem to recall the topic was Toyota 'FLAGSHIPS'. Flagship meaning pinnacle, the very term used to describe the LFA cuz it is/was the...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-26-2020, 03:27 PM
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Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
These statements indicate you are either high...

These statements indicate you are either high and/or ill-informed wrt a great many things like basic economics. That's quite the high bar to overcome to having a rational conversation and explains...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-15-2020, 01:31 AM
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Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
In other real world news: 4 banger Supra at...

In other real world news:

4 banger Supra at 317xish lbs
https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a30876409/2021-toyota-supra-photos-info/

430hp race spec at 297xish lbs...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-15-2020, 01:29 AM
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Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
This has to be one of the worst takes I've ever...

This has to be one of the worst takes I've ever read on this forum. It's like you decided to compare apples to apples and decided to call one an orange. :bonk:

1-How is the 86 a 'standalone' car...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-10-2020, 02:48 PM
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Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
https://i.pinimg.com/736x/c8/76/19/c87619c70035214...

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/c8/76/19/c87619c70035214017ede4117bf4da1d.jpg

Are there not enough 20-30 year old Camaros still out there?
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-08-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
Still don't get the whole comparison of a $49k...

Still don't get the whole comparison of a $49k Supra people will be able to walk out the door with at $45k to a $60k C8 that people will likely have to pay $75k-80k out the door for. Doesn't make...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-25-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
No you can't. It has a forged crank, reinforced...

No you can't. It has a forged crank, reinforced mains and girdle, closed deck among other things stock. See how many engines you blow when you don't actually understand what's involved in making...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-27-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
Looks like the Flux Capacitor to me.

Looks like the Flux Capacitor to me.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-24-2019, 02:06 PM
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Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
Not sure why this is a surprise. The M2 is...

Not sure why this is a surprise. The M2 is heavier and has an older less capable chassis design based on a taller longer GT car rather than an actual more compact sports car. That's almost like those...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-23-2019, 02:36 AM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
Personally, I love the look of the front...

Personally, I love the look of the front grille/nose and the duckbill rear end. Those make it stand out and definitely offer a unique race look. The only reason anything looks off imho is because...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-13-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
Cuz the speed difference is negligible in the new...

Cuz the speed difference is negligible in the new autos which are also smaller and lighter to save packaging space and weight.

Go see how much heavier and larger the new Corvette is for reference....
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-02-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
Beg to differ as this is 2019, lol ...

Beg to differ as this is 2019, lol

https://thumbs.dreamstime.com/b/white-apple-iphone-ios-lockscreen-front-side-back-isolated-background-varna-bulgaria-january-newest-109723617.jpg
...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-29-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
You are talking about two completely different...

You are talking about two completely different things wrt handling and speed. I specifically called out agility and nimbleness. That's what you get with the shorter wheelbase cars like the Cayman and...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-28-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
As far as the C8 comparison, it is certainly a...

As far as the C8 comparison, it is certainly a car that requires a hard look if it can actually deliver on a 60k pricetag. I'd consider it solely to bleed GM dry if you can roll off a dealer lot at...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-22-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
:cheers: Thank you for paying attention to...

:cheers:

Thank you for paying attention to what I said and the context of how I was saying it. :bow::cheers:

...and that blue looks really good with the dark and light transitions. I also hate...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-18-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
I'm not. I've had friends that picked the 86 over...

I'm not. I've had friends that picked the 86 over the Cayman. Cayman is faster and does everything technically exceptionally well, but it can be perceived as quite boring and uninvolving for daily...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-28-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
Not to distract from future 4-door convertible...

Not to distract from future 4-door convertible dualie pick-up Supra discussion, but I just finished the latest Car and Driver.

I'd like to thank whatever software engineer at Toyota allowed for...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-26-2019, 01:56 AM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
I've mentioned this before about the Corvette...

I've mentioned this before about the Corvette CoG. Just look at the ride height and wheel gap versus the 86 and you can see how it's lower very easily. It's not really rocket science.

Height:...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-25-2019, 02:49 AM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3s3cR2Jm2k ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3s3cR2Jm2k

Soon all the new Supra haters talking shit can finally get the Toyota master race sports car they've been begging for. Should have enough time to sell...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-21-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
The interesting thing is that Tada is on record...

The interesting thing is that Tada is on record saying the Supra is already the lowest it can go without scraping for normal daily use. In fact, if you lower it anymore, certain sensors might not...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-20-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 134,130
Posted By abraxis
https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a28101697/toyota...

https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a28101697/toyota-supra-vs-86-center-of-gravity-claim-tested/
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