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Old 11-06-2003, 10:01 AM
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Smile The new Euro 'S' class

I like it except the grille is a little too Chrysler looking. What do y'all think??
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Old 11-06-2003, 10:23 AM
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Looks like the front of that Hyundi what-ever-it-is
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Actually it's the new Kia. I saw that ad yesterday. If you see a direct frontal shot it'll make you sick. Headlights are a DIRECT copy of CL coupes, right down to how the little projecter beam "dome" sits on the bottom of the lens. A carbon copy. I honestly think that in all the Asian car makers' design rooms they hang a picture of a Benz or BMW and they say to their "designers"......."Here....draw! Make look like this!"
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Old 11-06-2003, 11:05 AM
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and they say to their "designers"......."Here....draw! Make look like this!"
LMAO!
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Yep, it's a KIA. Looks like they ripped off Mercedes(headlights), Lincoln Towncar(side body panels) and the City Sewerage System(grille).
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Old 11-06-2003, 11:29 AM
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Yep, it's a KIA. Looks like they ripped off Mercedes(headlights), Lincoln Towncar(side body panels) and the City Sewerage System(grille).
nice try, really this is the new Euro S : :p
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Old 11-06-2003, 04:06 PM
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Yeah, they definitely got the rear roofline and general profile off a Lincoln (why??). Perhaps they were going for Jaguar S-Type with the grille, but it's got more Chrysler (or as cap'n said, sewage system!) than Jag in it.

This is getting way out of hand though. Lexus blatantly copies Mercedes, Mitsubishi blatantly copies BMW, Toyota went to far to copy a Boxster with their MR2, and hell Hyundai (XG300, rear) even copies Bentley!!! Yep, a cheapo Korean econobox that looks like a $300,000 British dreamboat. And don't even get me started on motorcycles. Do these midgets have any shame?????????????
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Old 11-06-2003, 06:09 PM
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Imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, (or copyright infringement). MB ought to sue over those headlights!!

Oh that reminds me.....
A female employee walks into the office of human resources and demands that the director dicipline another employee for sexual harrassment.
"Every morning he walks up to me and stands very close and after taking a big whiff he tells me that my hair smells terrific!"
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"Because it's Dan, the midget!!" she said.:p
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Old 11-06-2003, 07:15 PM
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Put a truck bed on it with a 617 engine, manual windows, sunroof, seats and a/c and I may take a look at it. I like that truck front end.
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Old 11-06-2003, 09:45 PM
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Can you say..00-02 E Class headlights! Car looks beefy to me whatevery it is. And yes, it does look like a Chrysler grille.
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Old 11-07-2003, 06:09 PM
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MB should sue them for trade dress infringment. Next some ricers will put a MB grill on it and call it a C class.
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