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Old 11-07-2019, 09:46 AM   #55
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Originally Posted by dwf137 View Post
Paid advertisement. That's the first thing that came to my mind.

"this thing is nice, it's great, the seats are great, not much torque steer, it pushes in the turns but it's really great. impressed. woah. it has selectable modes based on what you want. really great. this is a really, really great car. Only driven this track for a total of 5 laps, but I'm fully qualified to be the sole reviewer. btw, I daily drive a 1993 golf, so that's what I'm comparing to..."

It looks like a good car for what it is. Does it offer a better VALUE than the other cars they tested? Sure. But is this a VALUE award? No.

The last line of their article is interesting... "We got your letter, Hyundai. We heart you, too." How much cash was in that envelope?
That was a really good impersonation of our president in that second paragraph

That aside, I do think part of this award is VALUE for the enthusiast - who cares about giving awards to a car if only 5 people can buy it? It won't do jack for the performance car enthusiasts. Something that people can reasonably afford like the N or C8? Way more impact, I'd say.
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