This Iveco from Switzerland is unimpressed with your lifted #vanlife Sprinter
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And this RHD Nissan Patrol Safari is unimpressed with your #overland 4Runner
It's not that the XJS was disappointing on its own, but considering the impact the E-Type made on the automotive world, the XJS had impossibly big shoes to fill. There's just no way to follow an act like that and come out on top.
I know, people don't like the idea of subsidizing wealthy people, but if the goal is to get more EVs on the road, then this is a step in the wrong direction. The whole point of a subsidy is to promote a behavior and/or prop up a specific industry. If you want to get more EVs on the road so the economies of scale bring the price down then the price cap should reflect the difference between an EV and the ICE equivalent.
Also, $100k won't get you far in a lot of places. In a lot of coastal cities you need to earn a lot more than $100k to even afford a place with a garage to charge.
@facw Did you try rebooting your vaccine microchip? Sometimes when Windows is getting sluggish that helps. Also try resetting your router.
@looseonexit With how many videos I've seen of dump trucks (and similar trucks) crashing into overpasses and freeway signs, I'm amazed they don't have some bright flashing light on the dash or annoying alarm beeping when the truck is in gear and the hoist lifted.
It appears the Mad Max movie cars are going up for auction. Anyone wanna go halvsies on a war rig?
Stance and Brodozers. Next question.
@essextee You certainly wouldn't be the first to do it, but I was cautioned by a fireman buddy of mine, they beat the shit of these things. Also consider how many people probably died in that thing.
I was born in '79, and oldest car I've driven was a '42 Ford, so, depressingly, the biggest age gap is the next new car I drive.
@huzer When it comes to the DD, I go through a laborious process before buying a new car. Between the endless research, spreadsheet analysis, and hours scouring reviews and configurators, I always end up very satisfied with my purchase (although some confirmation bias may play a hand in that). So in the end, I tend to keep new cars a long time (120k miles is my usual goal). What motivates me to sell is when the car starts to become a maintenance headache. When the car starts getting above 100k miles I start paying attention to viable replacements, and really start the research process once the car starts to show real signs of age or maintenance issues. For example, my Q5 tdi has over 110k miles on it so I have a good running list in my head of what might succeed it, but it hasn't started to give me any trouble yet and it has aged exceptionally well with zero effort on my part, so I haven't done the in-depth analysis yet.