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Old 01-10-2012, 01:28 PM   #1
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Competition may get stiffer for Focus!

The new Dodge Dart is coming. With a 6-speed manual. Same 160hp 2.0L engine like Focus. Looks pretty good to me. But I'm still happy with FORD.




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Old 01-10-2012, 01:35 PM   #2
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The new Dodge Dart is coming. With a 6-speed manual. Same 160hp 2.0L engine like Focus. Looks pretty good to me. But I'm still happy with FORD.

You know your'e getting old when the Dodge Darts of the 70's start to look like this. :-D.
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Looks good but not better. Haha :-). I do believe that image is a rendering and not a near production model. But I may be wrong. Also that nay appear to be the top of the line edition, let's see what the price will be if it matches trims like the S, SE, SEL, and Ti.

Isn't it based off some Fiat overseas?
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You know your'e getting old when the Dodge Darts of the 70's start to look like this. :-D.
The who? ^_^

I like that they're reviving it... and it looks pissed. I don't know why I like it when cars look mad. One reason I didn't get the Mazda 3 or the Elantra; too happy in front.
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The who? ^_^

I like that they're reviving it... and it looks pissed. I don't know why I like it when cars look mad. One reason I didn't get the Mazda 3 or the Elantra; too happy in front.
It is a sweet looking ride, it looks very agressive.
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The who? ^_^

I like that they're reviving it... and it looks pissed. I don't know why I like it when cars look mad. One reason I didn't get the Mazda 3 or the Elantra; too happy in front.
I actually liked the Focus as it doesnt have a pronounced "expression" IMO...happy or mad...just looks like a well designed car..

maybe a little like darth vader, but his mask is a machine...just like a car!

Dodge seems to have a waaay better car here than the caliber tho.
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This is the Dodge Dart I remember. ;-D
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I actually liked the Focus as it doesnt have a pronounced "expression" IMO...happy or mad...just looks like a well designed car..

maybe a little like darth vader, but his mask is a machine...just like a car!

Dodge seems to have a waaay better car here than the caliber tho.
Darth was the first thing I thought of when I saw it! And I think the Elantra looks TOO much like a face. I mean... it's car, guys - not an android (robot designed to resemble a human... not the operating system).
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I'd love to read a comparo of the Focus ST vs Cruze SS vs Veloster turbo vs Dart SRT4.

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Isn't it based off some Fiat overseas?
It is directly based off of the Alfa Romeo Giullietta
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