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pictor

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About pictor

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    Greater Boston and Bustins Island, Maine
  • Current Vehicle
    2015 Audi A3 Convertible
  1. Not to mention NASCAR, 😉
  2. I am currently on vacation on Kauai and see that with the locals the midsize pick up is king. Tons of Tacos and Fontiers, not so many of the GM twins. Still a fair number of old sport tracs and rangers. When I come I always rent a crew cab pick up. Looking forward to the day I can get a ranger crew cab when I come. This time I got a Frontier. Not bad but certainly not the most modern of vehicles of I have driven in the last 10 years. Interior is boring, acceleration is only adequate and fuel economy is so far poor but it is a new truck with less than 1000 miles on it. Kinda of off topic but related to the the 2.3 engine and speed. Seeing tons of rental mustang convertiables on the road, 90% or more are non GT. Every now and then you see a GT. I hope that are not paying more for the joy of all that power. The max speed limit I have seen on Kauai is 50 mph with lots intermittent drops to 35 mph or slower in the larger towns. Here anything greater than the 2.3 would a waste of engine.
  3. Bet this a mining company or such and not the local pest control or NAPA dealer, 4x4's are generally need to deliver parts
  4. But but but it is a car that will sell in the dozens for beucoup bucks, not a vehicle for 99% of the US population. Interesting, but ultimately a toy for the ultra rich and it’s relevancy to general trends non existent.
  5. Saw one of these I the neighborhood, lots of presence in that color. It's common heritage with edge is very will hidden.
  6. You must sit in a lot of traffic or have a lead foot, ours does 23 in Boston traffic or 26 on hiway trips.
  7. I do think that the engine wouldn't cut it here in NA. It will need to wait for HiPo Six. We are spoiled
  8. pictor

    Focus Transmission Question

    I am curious, folks at work complain about electrical gremlins and oil burning engines. They still drink the cool aid.
  9. It had been years since they sold 300000 Fusions
  10. A saloon is a sedan in the uk, sorry, a station wagon is an estate
  11. I think Brucelinc has hit upon the most compelling reason why a high performance DCT makes so much sense. If one was going to spend that much money on a high performance vehicle, shouldn't it be state of art?
  12. My A3 has a seven speed DSG transmission, and I really enjoy driving it in manual mode. But when lazy in traffic it operates just fine in the automatic normal drive. The sports mode can also be a kick in the pants for a smaller car such as the A3. An 8 speed DCT in the mustang 500 GT will be fine.
  13. The cup holder complaint sounds a little overblown, a minor irritation at best. Kinda like complaining about the on off switch on an electric razor.
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