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Old 02-10-2009, 11:50 PM   #1
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i thought ford

i thought ford was an American motor company...

yet all the good small cars are over seas or out of the country and we get the basted looks (along w/ loosing our hate back)
another thing these stupid smog laws that they have in CA and the rest of the US stop us from having good cars

just ranting that is all


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yet all the good small cars are over seas or out of the country and we get the basted looks (along w/ loosing our hate back)
Do you know how much more expensive cars are in Europe, and why it's ok to have a premium subcompact car?
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i agree the best ford cars are not in America awesome over seas, fords like
escort rs
Cortina
any thing Cosworth
like the escort and the focus or serria
focus rs
all in europe and the ford falcon in the land down under
but look on the bright side we have svt , saleen and roush
who make some fords (mustang & focus) really awesome and you cant get those any were else in thew world
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Do you know how much more expensive cars are in Europe, and why it's ok to have a premium subcompact car?
well when there are that many people trying to cram in Europe and the roads are still from the 1800 or so space just might be the issue but still imagine if some of those sub compacts where here rice would not own the compact car world
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but look on the bright side we have svt , saleen and roush
- England: Cosworth, Prodrive, Lotus

You can get them elsewhere in the world, but goddam, for a little country we can sure as hell turn out some good cars.
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but look on the bright side we have svt , saleen and roush
who make some fords (mustang & focus) really awesome and you cant get those any were else in thew world
i down know if that side is that bright... i kind of like the dark one better...
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Do you know how much more expensive cars are in Europe, and why it's ok to have a premium subcompact car?
Well cosidering the current exchange rate 5 USD? lol
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10,000 Euro gets you a Ford Fiesta. About $13,000
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You can get them elsewhere in the world, but goddam, for a little country we can sure as hell turn out some good cars.
X2. I'll glady trade you. Seems these threads are popping up every week. Yes we get screwed on the cars but I really don't think the european models would sell very well at all considering what it would cost to sell them here. The new RS IIRC would be over $50K...for a Focus, try thinking up a good sales pitch to convince someone to buy a Focus over a Mercedes of the same price.
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