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Everything posted by silvrsvt

  1. New car sales...EVs aren't a solution for everything either, esp when it comes to heavy duty trucks, but they can cover at least 80-90% of the light market.
  2. https://www.autoevolution.com/news/2025-ford-expedition-gets-rendered-based-on-latest-spy-images-puts-large-suvs-on-notice-234904.html
  3. Damn not even 500 miles on it lol
  4. https://www.thedrive.com/news/ford-is-benchmarking-cadillac-ct4-v-blackwing-as-mustang-sedan-rumors-heat-up
  5. https://electrek.co/2024/06/03/ford-doubles-down-affordable-evs-chinas-ev-bet-pays-off/
  6. There is so much of a perception problem with EVs and the general stupidity of social media/If it bleeds, it leads reporting headlines that make it sound like EVs are an absolute disaster, when its going to be slow and most likely a drawn out process that takes at least the next 10 years or so. I'm willing to bet that EVs will make up around 50% of the market by the end of the decade.
  7. https://jalopnik.com/toyota-finally-figured-out-why-its-twin-turbo-v6s-have-1851513186 So much for that bulletproof reliability
  8. Yeah I know that, I had a 86 Escort GT that was like that. I was looking at the Autoblog link and it looks red, but the photos in the original post def look more orangey
  9. I saw my first 2024 Ranger on the road about 2 weeks ago and I was behind it again last week.
  10. Don't think they wouldn't be able to
  11. But here lies the rub, MPG is a terrible way of measuring fuel economy because it doesn't linearly scale http://www.mpgillusion.com/p/what-is-mpg-illusion.html
  12. Its losing a decent amount of space with having that extremely sloped roofline at the back vs a typical 2 box vehicle.
  13. IMO its more about keeping investors happy then anything else. Its like the 20-30 MPG thing with Ford SUVs about 10-15 years ago. EVs have a perception problem and I think an active, but small minority of people bitching about them on social media, which may or may not be getting aided by bots/fake accounts from industries against them. There is just a lot of noise out there about this. I can see this being useful in some cases (larger vehicles that tow like the super duty) but not so much in 80-90% of other products.
  14. It boils down to sourcing of models-outside of China where would they source it from? The Kuga is too expensive for other markets I had a Venue for a rental car a few months back-it was spectacularly under impressive. it wasn't bad, but wasn't anything great either. Was just basic transportation.
  15. https://www.instagram.com/p/C7pLVHSvUYB/?igsh=MXV0bTVkYWg3bTN4ag==
  16. The 2023 has the 2.7L, but the 2024 does not. The Black Diamond and Heritage editions offer the 2.7L in 2024 still, which are at a similar price point.
  17. https://www.autoblog.com/2024/05/29/ford-bronco-sport-off-road-spy-photos-tremor-badlands/ The grill and headlights look slightly different to me too
  18. I think the rear end looks odd because of the graphical camouflage and then the watermark over it. I bet it looks better in bare sheetmetal.
  19. The wheels look ginormous on it...are they 22-24 inchers?
  20. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-05-28/the-slowdown-in-us-electric-vehicle-sales-looks-more-like-a-blip
  21. Wow its been almost 10 years since he passed away Plus I bumped up that thread in the off topic lounge.
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