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Old 01-26-2003, 01:23 AM   #1
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Default Houston Car Show. Your thoughts?

Dodge:
I thought it was odd that the SRT-4 was at the back of there exhibit and that no what paid it the least bit attention. I wasn't avaible to fondle sot everyone just examined the R/T version.

Nissan:
A very impressive line-p of cars. There full-sized pickup makes use of what would otherwise serve as useless space on other trucks. The Maxima was faily interesting too, with the "sky view" roof

Infiniti Triant:
I LOVED it. Powerful stance. Impressive interior. Huge wheels. That thing was awsome in person.

Infiniti G35 Coupe:
sex on wheels.

Mazda RX-8:
Lots of room in front and back. The rear half of the car is just oo ugly. It' like they were about to make a wagon like back, like the M Coupe, but decided to stop a little short. However, I have nice expectation of it's price and performance.

Mazda 6:
Too bad the Mazda 6 MPS won't be in the US anytime soon. That is a lovely car. The one that we do get is just unimpressive.

Mazda Miata Turbo:
Very sweet. 257whp. I've always liked the late odel Miatas. This one was black with chrome rails, SSR wheels, and Wilwood brakes. Big thunbs up from me.

Buick:
Definately had the sweetest concept cars.


Subaru:
Nothing special, but at least the WRC car was of the new body style.

Mitsubishi Evolution:
There was a "street" Evo 7 and a red production Evolution. 271hp. This car looks very nice in person. I'm no fan of large spoilers, but this car, with it's mean and agressive looking front end, would look incomplete without it. Performance-feature-wise, I saw nothing special that a slightly modded WRX couldn't duplicate.

Jeep Willy's 2:
I like it, but acn you say Blind Spot City?

Dodge Kahuna:
Very neat concept. The interior literally looks like folding chairs sitting on a wooden floor. The floor is completely flat, but not wood. However, this is PURELY conscept. They could never get it to pass safety standard. The are no B, or C-pillars, and the entire roof is retractable leather.

Saturn Sky:
If Saturn make this and makes it with a low MSRP, it would be the ultimate chic car. They will sell like hot cakes. The blister-button controls were terrible. Otherwise, it was a cool lil' car.

VW Toureg
You have got to see this!
300hp, 4Motion, able to drive through 23" of water, air suspension....
1) Go to http://www.vw.com/newModels.htm#
2) Click on Toureg
3) In the Flash window, click "Explore"
4) Click the 9th tiny thumbnail at the bottom of the window
5) On the bottom left is a little window with flashing photos that says "More." Click it and hold the drool.

I'll stop on that note.
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Old 01-26-2003, 11:42 AM   #2
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Moving here from Michigan the only thing better there was the auto show.. This one is just like going over to the Momentum dealership

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Old 01-26-2003, 08:19 PM   #3
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NAIAS was outstanding except for the 9million people.
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Old 01-27-2003, 03:27 PM   #4
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my thoughts of the car show boring becuase i have to work it...haha.....anyone feel free to come chat with me....im at the booth with a mini and a navigator wich is on some 24"s....is pretty much a big MOMO booth....ill be there in the mornings on satuday and sunday.....
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Old 01-27-2003, 03:45 PM   #5
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The srt4 is butt ugly... it looks far worse than the regular neon... the exhaust is rediculous (it takes 72 bends to make the Dual Look exhaust... looks like a useless restriction)...

Evo was nice

RX8 was nice

Lotus booth was Great

Old Vettes were awesome

Subaru was lacking...

Toyota had like 50 cars and zero interest...

The Zs were surrounded by morons...

The Suzuki Aereo Sedan is kewl! It looks like a 7/8 scale lancer, but cheaper, better equipped, and more horespower!!! I was suprised and impressed...

All in all, about as impressive as last year...
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