Michael Ballaban
ballaban
Deputy Editor, Jalopnik. 2002 Lexus IS300 Sportcross.

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11/11/19
11:45 AM
32

I am unsurprised that the CEO of Uber did not want to criticize the actions of a major shareholder. This obvious conflict illustrates why sovereign wealth funds are a very bad idea. The Saudis have always used their vast resources to deter criticism and influence governments and corporations alike. Remember that on

11/7/19
4:27 PM
9

It looks like the bastard child of a BMW/Veloster merger...

11/7/19
4:27 PM
34

Ford could have called this thing whatever the fuck they wanted to. Other than the tri-bar taillights, there’s nothing ‘Mustang’ about it. Why they’d want to shit on the Mustang name with something like this is beyond me. Someone in their front office read waaaay too many Onion-style ‘4-door Mustang’ articles and Read more

11/7/19
4:27 PM
22

Like most of it, but who in the blue oval-ed hell decided there should be an obvious “this is where the grille would go” spot on the nose? Just design it around not having a grille because the fake opening just looks dumb.

11/7/19
4:25 PM
22

“inspired by” Just means they put book fair Mustang posters up in the designer’s cube Read more

11/7/19
4:24 PM
40

When Ford wanted to make a front wheel drive Mustang, they changed their mind and called it a Probe. Maybe they should do the same with this Mustangish mobility thing.

11/7/19
4:23 PM
71

I guess it’s better looking than their other crossovers. But that’s like being the best tasting non alcoholic beer. 

11/7/19
4:23 PM
43

I don’t mind it. And I like the idea of a sporty-looking EV crossover from a mass-market automaker. I don’t think branding it as an actual Mustang variant is a smart idea, but that wouldn’t stop me from buying one.

11/7/19
4:22 PM
48

Fuck, send that thing to outer space. It doesnt belong in this planet!

11/7/19
4:19 PM
179

“Mustang-inspired” involves grafting a Ford Edge front end onto an Escape, apparently.

11/6/19
1:05 PM
35

Rocking back and forth in my chair grappling with supporting workers and being angry my new corvette is delayed...

11/6/19
12:52 PM
147

There are people right now worried that they’re not going to live long enough to take delivery of their pre-ordered C8.