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Old 04-19-2006, 11:49 AM   #46
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It's ok - lets save the haters some trouble..

The CTS Super-V sucks - it is cheap junk - it is behind the BMW M5 by 0.000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 0000000000000001 sec so it must be pure crap.

In fact I think I will change the topic title to please the haters...
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Old 04-19-2006, 11:57 AM   #47
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Originally Posted by RC45
It's ok - lets save the haters some trouble..

The CTS Super-V sucks - it is cheap junk - it is behind the BMW M5 by 0.000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 0000000000000001 sec so it must be pure crap.

In fact I think I will change the topic title to please the haters...
by behind the M5, i have a hard time believing that its actually slower then an M5... more torque; just as much power... likely less weight? speed limiter?

LMAO at the new topic name
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Old 04-19-2006, 01:01 PM   #48
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that thing looks like a serious beast from that ass shot!
I'm sure this will be just as fast, if not faster than the E60 M5. "Theres no replacement for displacement."


hilarious new topic names RC Which member is responsible for starting this?
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Old 04-19-2006, 02:36 PM   #49
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Originally Posted by insane
This new topic name got old after I saw it on the first topic. It's not funny. But then it wouldn't be, because it wasn't thought of by an European.

The wide wheel arches on the car look a bit weird, were they on the cts-V as well? I'd probably prefer an M5, tho I haven't driven either of these cars so I don't really know. Certainly looks better then any BMW.
why would anybody want a Porsche GT2 with its wide and tacked-on flairs?

why would anybody want the homologation special DTM cars with thier tacked on flairs?

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because they go faster, and handle better--- not for posing
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Old 04-19-2006, 02:39 PM   #50
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Originally Posted by insane
This new topic name got old after I saw it on the first topic. It's not funny. But then it wouldn't be, because it wasn't thought of by an European.
Really?

You clowns only posts shit here to help bolster your "us cars suck" outlook anyway, so this saved you some troule
Originally Posted by insane
The wide wheel arches on the car look a bit weird, were they on the cts-V as well? I'd probably prefer an M5, tho I haven't driven either of these cars so I don't really know. Certainly looks better then any BMW.
See - you have an insult buried in that compliment
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Old 04-19-2006, 03:12 PM   #51
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At 200km/p that "thing" will start to disintegrate, but untill it reaches that speed it could be fun.
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Old 04-19-2006, 03:18 PM   #52
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Originally Posted by SPEEDKILLAR
At 200km/p that "thing" will start to disintegrate, but untill it reaches that speed it could be fun.
wow, speedillar has returned!

BTW; 200kph really isnt that fast... in fact; that is likely to be just out of 3rd gear at that time... still 2 fully usable gears left, and an economy gear for cruising
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Old 04-19-2006, 03:26 PM   #53
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Originally Posted by nthfinity
Originally Posted by SPEEDKILLAR
At 200km/p that "thing" will start to disintegrate, but untill it reaches that speed it could be fun.
wow, speedillar has returned!

BTW; 200kph really isnt that fast... in fact; that is likely to be just out of 3rd gear at that time... still 2 fully usable gears left, and an economy gear for cruising
I was just kidding, I like the car, its price and power, but the interior could use some improvements here and there.
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Old 04-19-2006, 03:35 PM   #54
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it looks nice, but engine will be too heavy on front, those american cars re cheaper then european ones, this seems interesting
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Old 04-19-2006, 03:39 PM   #55
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Originally Posted by bmwmpower
it looks nice, but engine will be too heavy on front, those american cars re cheaper then european ones, this seems interesting
if by front heavy; you mean FRD with low angular momentum, you are quite right... in fact, there is less engine in front of the imaginary axis of the front axle then in the E60 M5.... its just more displacement; and possibly a lighter engine.
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Old 04-19-2006, 03:39 PM   #56
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wow my topic really took off
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Old 04-20-2006, 11:25 AM   #57
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How is the current CTS-V selling in the US? Prices seem low if you look at eBay....
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Old 04-20-2006, 11:29 AM   #58
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They sell every single one.

Prices are low because Lincoln and Cadillac while luxury cars, are super mass produced and traditionally have very poor value retention and thus resale value.

A new Lincoln Towncar is $50K or more new, but you can buy a 12 month old lease turn-in vehicle for about $24,000.
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Old 04-20-2006, 11:30 AM   #59
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Sounds like a drama with you drop $25k in one year...

Makes them more interesting for second hand buyers though
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Originally Posted by LotusGT1
Sounds like a drama with you drop $25k in one year...

Makes them more interesting for second hand buyers though
Understand that the size of the auto industry in the US is huge.. you are talking 100,000's of cars of many models produced... some times millions.

Rental fleets, company fleets, government fleets - millions of cars sold/leased etc - so the "used" value of a car is nothing... because there are so many - prices reflect what it takes to move the used cars at auction.

So the $50K sticker of a towncar limo for a limo service is nothing - as they just pay a 12 or 18 month lease rate, and forgo the residual value buy-back to turn the car back to the dealer/distributor/lease company etc and trade in for a new one.

Again, the result is a glut of good condition low mileage used cars that have already made some money for the finance house, now it's the turn of the wholesaler to make some money off the car, sells it to a dealer who inturn sells it back into the market place - and so on and so forth.
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