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Can't figure out why, but the CX-5 Diesel mpg numbers are very so/so
Mazda doesn't even list the City numbers w/ a Hwy number of low 30s'

For combined mpg in the upper 20s' sales will be, well so/so
 

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Looks like it'll be a while before there are more Corvette reviews; the GM strike means customers' orders are now delayed until February.

Meanwhile over at Ford, here's that aforementioned large Mustang; all-electric, no fewer than 230 mile range, can charge 47 miles in 10 minutes with special charger, rear or AWD, $44k to start, the $60k GT model will hit sixty in mid-threes.
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Trying to decide if Ford is being clever or foolish with the dilution of the Mustang brand by extending it to something that is clearly not what the market currently understands it to be. It may well be shrewd - the extent that it turns off the Mustang fanbase to the point they don't buy another Mustang may well be statistically insignificant relative to whatever sales bump it gives the EV over whatever other branding they would have given it.
 

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Trying to decide if Ford is being clever or foolish with the dilution of the Mustang brand by extending it to something that is clearly not what the market currently understands it to be. It may well be shrewd - the extent that it turns off the Mustang fanbase to the point they don't buy another Mustang may well be statistically insignificant relative to whatever sales bump it gives the EV over whatever other branding they would have given it.

Chevy already has a pony car/Camaro -looking SUV in the admittedly handsome Blazer, and the American manufacturers have to build something to take on Tesla at some point - just kill all the birds with one stone. Doesn't mean it'll work, but it's an idea..

I've said that about the C7 front end, looks REALLY close to the F12 imo.

"Why is this Corvette hissing at me.."

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Cleetus & Co. vs Boostedboiz Build Wars Day 1: Two copies of the same vehicle, $3K to spend, must compete in 1/8th mile, burnout, and wheelie competitions.

 

alpg88

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anyone else got their daily dose of shock after musk introduced their pick up?? wow, i really hope he is trolling, and it is just a test platform for components
 
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