Went to the LA Auto Show this evening. Some pics and some comments.

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  1. SCIronMike

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    Random thoughts first..........

    1. The rear end of the new Audi A4 is hideous. I think the best A4 was the B5 version and it has gone downhill since. The interior of the Audi is still brilliant though.

    2. The interior materials in the BMW M3 look nowhere near as good as Audi.

    3. BMW 645Ci looks better in person than in pictures.

    4. The Corvette interior is definitely a HUGE improvement in the C6 over the C5. It is, however, still not as good as it can be. I could possibly overlook it though if it has the 3 spoke steering wheel of the Z06.

    5. The new Ford Mustang interior is pure garbage. I would NEVER buy the car simply because the interior is so damn bad. It is REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY cheap and REALLY bad.

    6. The new Porsche Boxster unfortunately still has the single anus tailpipe.

    7. The Volvo S60R looks really good.

    8. The Volvo XC90 feels really nice inside.

    9. Jaguars are so damn sexy..... especially the R versions of their cars in British racing green. Too bad they don't come with manual trannys.

    10. The Audi A8L would be an awesome family car. Super luxurious.

    11. Those little fins on the top of a Mitsubishi Evo are HIDEOUS.

    12. The interior of the Subaru WRX is much better than the interior of the Evo.

    13. Why are all the Mexican teenagers at teh show infatuated with the Mustang?

    14. It was nice that the VW people invited us up for hor d'oeuvres with their private chef in their private club section.

    15. There was nothing exciting there for Honda except maybe the yellow S2000.

    16. The NSX looked better with pop up headlights.

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    can't wait till the chicago auto show
     
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    im going sometime next week
     
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    The Aston, F430 and Lambo look great .


    How's the weather in the south bay ?

    Is the rain bad ?

    We're supposed to get a foot of rain in La Jolla .

    :noes:
     
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    I haven't been to the family home in the South Bay in a week. I'm up at my condo here in East Los Angeles.
     
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    You know....... if I had to choose between a new Boxster S and a new Corvette (about the same price), I don't know which I would choose.
     
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    :wackit: @ Porsche

    can't wait for the Toronto one in February
     
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    You know, you would look great in one of those new Mustang GTs .

    :mamoru:
     
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    wasent the new eclipse gonna be unveiled at the l.a auto show
     
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    Didn't see it.
     
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    ehh, who gives a fuck though? just a chick car.
     
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    That car is SOOOOOOOOOO bad.
     
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    But Marissa Cooper's got one ... and she has a matching USC Sweatshirt .

    :naughty:
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    How long does the show run for? Might hit it up next weekend
     
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    Porsche 959 :eek3:

    There's a black Jaguar S-Type R that I see from time to time. That thing looks nice. Yeah the fins on the EVO are :ugh:

    Nice pics. I wish we had a better autoshow in Norcal.
     
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    For once I agree with almost everything you said
     
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    As much as I love it, I don't think I would buy it.
     
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    the world may never know
     
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    I also went this evening and have to say that the Porsche 959 made my day. I didn't expect to see it there
     
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    What kind of camera?
     
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    the s60r is the shit. i got to test drive it on a mini autox course when the show was down in anaheim a few months ago. props to volvo for putting that event on, i never would have thought of buying a volvo until i drove that beast. are they doing that at the la show as well?
     

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