Stef Schrader
stefschrader
Contributor, Jalopnik. 1984 "Porschelump" 944 race car, 1971 Volkswagen 411 race car, 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS.
9/12/19
7:14 PM
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Hahahahahahahahahfdiksajkds;l. That’s a 2002—the only year with the orange lights, IIRC. I had one. It was awful. I am only disappointed that I couldn’t see mine get fed to the crusher.

9/12/19
6:19 PM
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Honestly, that’s what I hope comes out of this schlong-measuring contest: another fast EV that can stand up to track time. I wanna see these things finally stand up to multiple laps without going into reduced power mode.

9/6/19
11:09 AM
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Given that parsh is living rent free in Elon’s head right now, I think he at least sees it as a threat, even if it’s not the “Tesla Killer” hyped in lazy headlines or even a direct competitor price-wise. It looks like parsh made a good EV, and the threat is real.

9/6/19
1:03 AM
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Honestly, those guys are super helpful. I’d reach out to the main Kinja help page and explain the situation.

9/6/19
12:58 AM
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Oh my goodness. I came here wondering where Clashtalk had gone, and I’m so sorry.

9/6/19
12:17 AM
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I was about to say: NO Christmas until Thanksgiving is over, ever!

9/6/19
12:07 AM
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There were a couple base-base early underpowered ones, but most of them are fine-to-possibly-overpowered, depending on the trim. The early base manual one, sadly, is pretty slow, but a later diesel, for example, is pretty quick.

9/6/19
12:06 AM
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Eesh, I was deeply underwhelmed by the RX I drove a couple years ago. Just not a fun car to drive at all. Maybe the hybrid sucks less, but bleh. Just felt like Lexus was riding off its once-ultra-dominant nameplate without actually making the car good.

9/5/19
9:09 PM
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This was also my first reaction to this one, beyond “dude, just buy a nice Cayenne,” as per my personal meme/standom. I get that it’s a job to keep your jet clientele happy, but it doesn’t seem to extend out to what you return to in the parking lot.

9/5/19
8:56 PM
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Not a single one of you mentioned the correct answer, which is a second-generation Porsche Cayenne??? I’m disappointed in all of you, and may Fluffy have dinner on your soul. I suppose you could get an older Carrera4 or whatever if you really didn’t want to go the truck route, but trust me: no one will question an

9/4/19
5:43 AM
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You do realize that one of the first things I wrote over here was about taking my car to a BMWCCA day at COTA, right? And yeah, the wagon folks come out of the woodwork at days like that. They’re all older cars here for obvious reasons, but it seems more likely to see a wagon at the track among a bunch of enthusiasts

9/4/19
5:36 AM
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Let’s be honest: My life is trash and there’s no point to it all anyway. Just because BMW doesn’t want to sell a good thing doesn’t change that at all.

8/30/19
10:05 PM
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Just because one aspect of why wagons are good isn’t a priority for most buyers doesn’t mean something is a direct replacement for its predecessor, though. Putting the effort into SUVs instead is a change in direction, and one that should be treated as such.

8/30/19
4:04 PM
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I’m not talking about sales figures here—I’m talking about functions, which are what I assume BMW’s M-boss was talking about when he says, “This is what SUVs are for.” Ask any wagon fan, and they’ll tell you point-blank, “hell no, it isn’t.”

8/30/19
3:55 PM
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Ugh, those crossovers also don’t have the lower center of gravity you get in a wagon, either. The whole appeal of a wagon is having extra space in a vehicle that isn’t as top-heavy or unwieldy to drive as a taller truck or crossover.