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America 14 19.72%
Japan 12 16.90%
Britain 1 1.41%
Germany 23 32.39%
Italy 13 18.31%
Korea 1 1.41%
France 3 4.23%
Sweden 2 2.82%
Other? 2 2.82%
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Old 09-04-2002, 02:19 PM   #46
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I think I'll have to pick the Germans as well.

Theres a saying on how to best build things, its something like

Invent like and American, refine like the Germans and produce like the Japanese.













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Old 09-05-2002, 12:12 AM   #47
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Invent like and American, refine like the Germans and produce like the Japanese.
Hmm if they did that, every car would be perfect.
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Clio V6 by the French automaker RENAULT, 230bhp for the moment and 275 next year (after restyling)
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Clio V6 by the French automaker RENAULT, 230bhp for the moment and 275 next year (after restyling)
and its also a killer in the wet...........literally
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It's not a car for girls !!!
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Very nice looking car, but on the road, the Clio V6 isnt much quicker than the Sport 172, which is disappointing considering the difference in price. upgrade in power is well needed
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Old 09-13-2002, 12:03 AM   #52
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May I remind you all who didn't vote for Germany due to lack of Engineering, the new Maybach's engine measures torsional vibrations int he crankshaft to ensures proper combustion as well as sometinhg to do with measuring the ions or ion gap in the spark plug, if that's not engineering then I love American cars.
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America, Japan, Germany, and Italy will always be in the front running for the best cars for diff reasons..
american - power made
japan - efficient, reliable
germany - engineering
italy - exotic...
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The first Clio V6 was not really good for the price. It's was made too quickly. But the restylled one is much more better. Today it makes 255hp and a new version (275hp) is programmed.
To me the best car makers are Germany, France and Italy. But you've also very nice makes/models elsewhere : Jaguar, Viper, Corvette, Volvo, etc.
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I think I'll have to pick the Germans as well.

Theres a saying on how to best build things, its something like

Invent like and American, refine like the Germans and produce like the Japanese.
what have the Americans invented? I would have said the Germans are the most innovative, Benz in particular....

Overall nothing touches the Germans.. shame their cars couldnt have a little more flair or extravagance...
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I'm agree with Crayzayjay. German cars are maybe the best, even if there are sometimes not warm enough (especially Audi VW).
American cars are not my favourites. But they do some nice cars (Viper Corvette, 300M).
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I dont understand why modern Audi's are so damn cold and "clinical".... an Audi is a doctor's car, thats how i see it...
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lol.. of course they do, but you see what i mean, right? An Audi makes no emotional connection with the driver... my friend's A3 is very nice but you would never fall in love with it... BMW and Merc are slightly different..

BMW owners are usually very fond of the styling as they like to think it makes a statement about them... also, the dynamic way the car performs makes them fall in love with it.

Merc strikes a connection with its driver because its such a nice, relaxing place to be, the interior of a M-B.... and its exactly the same to drive, and the driver appreciates that...

to me an Audi is for someone who just needs a nice car but doesnt want a BM or MB.... dont get me wrong, there are some very desirable Audi;s, the RS4 and RS6 are very quick and have unbelievable performance, but theyre no M5's by any means of the imagination... this is according to all tests the cars have been subjected to.... cant beat a 5 year old design (M5), now thats pretty bad...
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An Audi is a nice car, but indeed, it's not as emotional as a BMW, a Porsche, A Peugeot, an Alfa, or a Jag for example. I think the same thing for Japanese cars.
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