Hey Ford and GM...you wanna sell more cars? Here is a simple solution.

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  1. Cheeks

    Cheeks New Member

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    You know all the cool cars that Europe, Australia and the rest of Asia get?
    BRING THEM HERE
     
  2. Jonari

    Jonari Well-Known Member

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    you finally changed your AV :wavey:
     
  3. z284pwr

    z284pwr OT Supporter

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    They've tried that, it hasn't worked out so well for GM. GTO and G8 for example....awesome ass cars and have done pretty bad here
     
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    sure we'll love their faggy cars :wackit:
     
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    u r smart
     
  6. ChosenGSR

    ChosenGSR Mama always said you'd be the chosen one

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    how about something the size of a civic with similar gas millage, reliability, and looks.
     
  7. insomnia

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    ford is bringing 6 euro models over by 2012
     
  8. Cheeks

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    Only because people have lost trust and faith in american made products...
     
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    will they be around by then? lol
     
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    They wont make it to 2012, either due to bankruptcy or Repitilian invasion.
     
  11. insomnia

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    yes

    :x:
     
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    :nono: mole people
     
  13. Cheeks

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    Seriously, they've been pumping so much mediocre shit out of the lines for so long, they just expect people to buy their products. Aside from the Vette, and stellar heavy duty trucks, there is absolutely nothing for the rest, and majority of the consumers.
     
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    Oh fuck...TriShield is hurrr
     
  16. Wonder Showzen

    Wonder Showzen Domeshotter

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    they do alright with fleet and commercial sales, though. all those white panel vans and work trucks and also the focus.
     
  17. TriShield

    TriShield Super Moderator® Super Moderator

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    I doubt you're willing to pay for them like the rest of the country.

    Their foreign cars look nice because they are much more expensive than what we are willing to pay and those markets buy them at those prices. That's why Europe gets a better Honda Accord than we do. Honda has to sell it as a pseudo-luxury car to make a decent profit margin off of it.

    When are you getting a G8, Astra, or Vue? Did you buy a GTO, Focus or Contour when those were initially released? Didn't think so.

    I doubt people are going to buy the Fiesta en masse when Ford sells it here too.
     
  18. TriShield

    TriShield Super Moderator® Super Moderator

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    All of which will probably fail. All of which have very thin profit margins.

    America likes its cars like we like fast food, cheap and for as few dollars as possible.
     
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    TriShield Super Moderator® Super Moderator

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    Ford Falcon - 300 million+ to engineer it for left-hand drive and add capacity to the Ford plant in Australia, it would also have to be promoted.

    Business case - Not so hot. Car would cost north of $30 large, have very little profit at that price and still probably wouldn't sell.

    Ford passed on that one.
     
  20. BLoG

    BLoG Scented Meat

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    yo quiero fiesta
     
  21. insomnia

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    if and when gas prices go up the focus and fiesta will do well. as much as I'd like a Kuga I doubt it'll do well here, but i've seen stranger things
     
  22. TriShield

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    The bottom falling out of oil prices just took the wind out of the Fiesta's sales. And the Volt's.
     
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    Slick26 Gun|Bike|Cigar|PS3|Beer |Whisky|Night Crew

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    Because they pussify them. They're beautiful cars and then they dumb them down for the American buyer.
    Fucking ridiculous.
     
  24. PHXDEMON

    PHXDEMON Taints N Beans OT Supporter

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    QFT.
     
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    Slick26 Gun|Bike|Cigar|PS3|Beer |Whisky|Night Crew

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    Fuck it. Drop Buick and Pontiac and replace it with Holden in N.A. Done.
     

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