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PostPosted: Mon Aug 29, 2016 11:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

:lol:

I didn't say it wouldn't survive. Read PBUH's comments in my original links.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 2:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Indians dig it. The only guy I know who owns one is named Srinivas. And there's a fuck-load of Indians. I bet the Chinese like it too. They like whatever they think is a status symbol in the West. It's funny; they have a major boner for Buicks.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 3:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nothing wrong with Asians liking them and having their preferences addressed. But, "set to work on a model which retains the DNA. A Cotswold edition, if you will."
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 5:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't think Asians should have these. Think about how much trouble notageek would've been in had he crashed into that sacred cow with one of these instead of his rice-moped! They'd have strung him up by his left nut!
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

McGeekanot wrote:
pjp wrote:
McGeekanot wrote:
Results of resolute leadership of the new owners.
If that were true, they'd have planned to rebuild the Defender. The meeting would have gone something like this:

We can rebuild it. We have the technology. We have the capability to make the world's best off-road vehicle. The new Defender will be that vehicle. Better than it was before. Better... stronger... faster.


Nobody cares about the Defender. It was a peice of shit. The decision shut it was a profitable decision.
But if the ownership were decent they could have made a profit.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

cokey wrote:
McGeekanot wrote:
pjp wrote:
McGeekanot wrote:
Results of resolute leadership of the new owners.
If that were true, they'd have planned to rebuild the Defender. The meeting would have gone something like this:

We can rebuild it. We have the technology. We have the capability to make the world's best off-road vehicle. The new Defender will be that vehicle. Better than it was before. Better... stronger... faster.


Nobody cares about the Defender. It was a peice of shit. The decision shut it was a profitable decision.
But if the ownership were decent they could have made a profit.
By selling it to tinpot dictators like Idi Amin? Sure.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

McGeekanot wrote:
cokey wrote:
McGeekanot wrote:
pjp wrote:
McGeekanot wrote:
Results of resolute leadership of the new owners.
If that were true, they'd have planned to rebuild the Defender. The meeting would have gone something like this:

We can rebuild it. We have the technology. We have the capability to make the world's best off-road vehicle. The new Defender will be that vehicle. Better than it was before. Better... stronger... faster.


Nobody cares about the Defender. It was a peice of shit. The decision shut it was a profitable decision.
But if the ownership were decent they could have made a profit.
By selling it to tinpot dictators like Idi Amin? Sure.
Dont knock it, they pay a premium! If you don't buy them you can buy more MiGs from Russia
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 10:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

cokey wrote:
McGeekanot wrote:
cokey wrote:
McGeekanot wrote:
pjp wrote:
McGeekanot wrote:
Results of resolute leadership of the new owners.
If that were true, they'd have planned to rebuild the Defender. The meeting would have gone something like this:

We can rebuild it. We have the technology. We have the capability to make the world's best off-road vehicle. The new Defender will be that vehicle. Better than it was before. Better... stronger... faster.


Nobody cares about the Defender. It was a peice of shit. The decision shut it was a profitable decision.
But if the ownership were decent they could have made a profit.
By selling it to tinpot dictators like Idi Amin? Sure.
Dont knock it, they pay a premium! If you don't buy them you can buy more MiGs from Russia


Fine.

Find me a tinpot dictator that'll pay for MiGs for the piece of shit Defender.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 11:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

McGeekanot wrote:
cokey wrote:
McGeekanot wrote:
cokey wrote:
McGeekanot wrote:
pjp wrote:
McGeekanot wrote:
Results of resolute leadership of the new owners.
If that were true, they'd have planned to rebuild the Defender. The meeting would have gone something like this:

We can rebuild it. We have the technology. We have the capability to make the world's best off-road vehicle. The new Defender will be that vehicle. Better than it was before. Better... stronger... faster.


Nobody cares about the Defender. It was a peice of shit. The decision shut it was a profitable decision.
But if the ownership were decent they could have made a profit.
By selling it to tinpot dictators like Idi Amin? Sure.
Dont knock it, they pay a premium! If you don't buy them you can buy more MiGs from Russia
Fine.

Find me a tinpot dictator that'll pay for MiGs for the piece of shit Defender.
I can find you one tinpot country with MiGs.
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Bones McCracker wrote:
I don't think Asians should have these. Think about how much trouble notageek would've been in had he crashed into that sacred cow with one of these instead of his rice-moped! They'd have strung him up by his left nut!
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 4:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

cokey wrote:
I can find you one tinpot country with MiGs.
Shall we guess?
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 10:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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cokey wrote:
I can find you one tinpot country with MiGs.
Shall we guess?


Owns Jaguar Land Rover. Stopped Defender.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 10:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

cokey wrote:
McGeekanot wrote:
cokey wrote:
McGeekanot wrote:
cokey wrote:
McGeekanot wrote:
pjp wrote:
McGeekanot wrote:
Results of resolute leadership of the new owners.
If that were true, they'd have planned to rebuild the Defender. The meeting would have gone something like this:

We can rebuild it. We have the technology. We have the capability to make the world's best off-road vehicle. The new Defender will be that vehicle. Better than it was before. Better... stronger... faster.


Nobody cares about the Defender. It was a peice of shit. The decision shut it was a profitable decision.
But if the ownership were decent they could have made a profit.
By selling it to tinpot dictators like Idi Amin? Sure.
Dont knock it, they pay a premium! If you don't buy them you can buy more MiGs from Russia
Fine.

Find me a tinpot dictator that'll pay for MiGs for the piece of shit Defender.
I can find you one tinpot country with MiGs.


Britain hasn't got any money to spend on Defender, remember we had to close it down?

America? They're busy shooting unarmed negroes off the street.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 12:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Britain hasn't got any money to spend on Defender, remember we had to close it down?

America? They're busy shooting unarmed negroes off the street.
You don't need to have any money, they virtually sell themselves if properly marketed
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cokey wrote:
McGeekanot wrote:
Britain hasn't got any money to spend on Defender, remember we had to close it down?

America? They're busy shooting unarmed negroes off the street.
You don't need to have any money, they virtually sell themselves if properly marketed
Bought by tinpot dictators or posh chavs.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

McGeekanot wrote:
desultory wrote:
cokey wrote:
I can find you one tinpot country with MiGs.
Shall we guess?


Owns Jaguar Land Rover. Stopped Defender.
So, a company in a former Great British colony owns two former great British brands? Which it then proceeded to treat more or less like any other more mundane British brand that it might have acquired.

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America? They're busy shooting unarmed negroes off the street.
You are getting your stereotypes all wrong again, America is supposedly so full of guns that people can barely go for a walk without stuffing a few in their pockets just to get out the door, just ask Cokey.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I Can't Believe The Range Rover Evoque Convertible Costs $70,000


And as a special sort-of-but-not-really related bonus, you may want to check out how Volvo is doing.

The turbocharged, supercharged and plug-in hybrid $106k Volvo. By Sweden.
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I Can't Believe The Range Rover Evoque Convertible Costs $70,000


And as a special sort-of-but-not-really related bonus, you may want to check out how Volvo is doing.

The turbocharged, supercharged and plug-in hybrid $106k Volvo. By Sweden.
I'm pretty disgusted by the new Range Rovers. They used to be distinctive insofar as they were like a cross between a Land Rover's all-terrain ruggedness and a Bentley.

It was different from an SUV in that you could actually drive it up the side of a mountain or volcano and if you got stuck you'd just put the low range gearbox on with a little Pink Floyd and molten rock magma at 30,000 feet in the Himalayas was a breeze.

Now they are gaudy. Like Snoop Diddy P has bling'd up a Chevy and is desperately going for the "soccer moms/school runs" who can spend the extra 30 grand :roll:

At least the DB11 is a proper British car: beautiful, luxurious, fast, slightly mental and breaks down every few kilometres :lol:
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

pjp wrote:
I Can't Believe The Range Rover Evoque Convertible Costs $70,000


And as a special sort-of-but-not-really related bonus, you may want to check out how Volvo is doing.

The turbocharged, supercharged and plug-in hybrid $106k Volvo. By Sweden.

By Sweden.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

@Old School: :lol:

Not even the Chinese want to buy a Chinese Volvo.


cokey wrote:
I'm pretty disgusted by the new Range Rovers. They used to be distinctive insofar as they were like a cross between a Land Rover's all-terrain ruggedness and a Bentley.

It was different from an SUV in that you could actually drive it up the side of a mountain or volcano and if you got stuck you'd just put the low range gearbox on with a little Pink Floyd and molten rock magma at 30,000 feet in the Himalayas was a breeze.

Now they are gaudy. Like Snoop Diddy P has bling'd up a Chevy and is desperately going for the "soccer moms/school runs" who can spend the extra 30 grand :roll:
With the right money, there's two things I'd do. Produce that which were in all but name, real Thinkpads and Range Rovers (well, better quality :twisted:).
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Go for a Russian vehicle: Uaz Hunter.
http://www.uaz-mexico.com/vehiculos/suv/hunter

The .ru site won't load for me over here....
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hmm. Might need that soon to look like a friendly.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 11:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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