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Italianman

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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 12:19:26 AM

If you're a car enthusiast like me, you may want to put your wallet away—that is, if you want your finances to survive intact. The New York Auto Show, opening to the public beginning today at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan, is showing no signs of slowing down, especially as the overall economy picks up here in the U.S.
This year, two major themes dominate the latest vehicles: infotainment and fuel economy. On the show floor, various cars had MPG readings in big letters on the windshield, like "40 MPG" (Fiat 500) and "31 MPG" (Chrysler 300, which is a big sedan, so that's actually a good number). It evokes memories of the 70s, back when car ads in magazines put the highway MPG number first to make the car sound more fuel efficient. With the latest models, particularly those redesigned
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2013 5:51:51 AM

NHL: interesting. I found there were some other posters / contributors who vanished like that.
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NHLiveFree
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2013 12:15:13 AM


Where has Italianman gone????

"We're Sorry.
We can not find member profile "Italianman". "

Miss you already!
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Skunk63
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 9:46:11 AM

How can a Honda Fit EV make this list when you're only permitted to lease it? That ought to DQ it off the bat. The manufacturer is so worried about the model that no one is allowed to actually buy one.
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beachnut
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 7:59:16 AM

Tesla???
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WVUtailgater
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 6:29:47 AM

none for me
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mrjames1818
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 2:01:04 AM

Interesting stuff for the curious - now if people had jobs to afford new cars it would be geat
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afghaned
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 1:36:42 AM

My wallet is definitely away!!!
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2005Retired
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 1:12:29 AM

cool to some people I guess
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KrsnaDragon
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 1:04:24 AM

Nice photo gallery.
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Vette1967
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 1:01:53 AM

I'll take the '64 Porsche 911.
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SkooterG
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:45:11 AM

Cool.
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kgbellman
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:39:43 AM

Don't care since I can't afford them
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:29:12 AM

wonder if they are allowed to have cup holders in new york city ??..
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DustyHorse
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:22:11 AM

I've owned my last Chrysler. Can't believe they are still in business.
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mcmonsta
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:21:17 AM

Mustang GT500 is the one
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tedjm1
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:16:43 AM

Do not care about auto shows. Just flash.
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rawdog1313
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:16:40 AM

Don't really like Chrysler of anything!
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Trowinsamoan
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:15:50 AM

Old news
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bvrbill
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:14:55 AM

I won't be buying one.
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:13:20 AM

Wow
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:12:34 AM

OK
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:10:28 AM

No big whoop. It's been done before.
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medic319
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:09:45 AM

Cool. I like some of them, but I'll buy used in about 3 years.
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ManOfLeisureII
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:09:09 AM

Old news
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:08:34 AM

whatever
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:07:44 AM

don't care.
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:07:42 AM

cool
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:07:17 AM

Cool
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Rageagainsttm
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:05:40 AM

I don't see mine on the list.
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Quick68
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:05:37 AM

I don't like any of them.
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:05:36 AM

Nothing stands out to me.
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JCClark2012
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:03:46 AM

I'll take the Audi!
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mia3bxs
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:03:06 AM

I plan to get me one next year.
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us4usa
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:00:29 AM

I plan on buying a cool 2013 car in 2018, never buy new...
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Aviator_Rob
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:59:32 PM

Car shows aren't what they used to be. Hardly any out-of-this-world concept cars anymore.
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mia3bxs
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:59:31 PM

ok
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Vette1967
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:59:29 PM

Interesting...wish I was there.
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:56:34 PM

Ok
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vibdata
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:56:22 PM

Car shows and such should have been gone with the last century.
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Buddy2264
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:54:04 PM

I am sure increased MPG could have been done long ago. I agree small vehicles do not work for many of us, like me with a medical condition and need extra equipment along.
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Aviator_Rob
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:49:48 PM

While @ericbcire says that small cars aren't practical for most families, too many people are driving around in too much car for their needs. Don't waste gas for 51 weeks out of the year, driving a huge SUV that you'll only need all of it on your one week of vacation.
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ntass1
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:46:34 PM

in my dreams
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Aviator_Rob
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:46:31 PM

Just saw my first Honda Fit EV being driven off the car carrier in front of the dealership, @SavALot.
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:45:38 PM

OK........
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gasmack
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:45:33 PM

Whoop-dee-friggin-doo!
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ManOfLeisureII
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:39:53 PM

No thanks
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billwho
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:39:35 PM

Glad most of us can still dream.
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JCClark2012
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:38:45 PM

Some really nice automobiles.
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:38:05 PM

Cool pictures
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:31:50 PM

interesting
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