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Old 02-04-2005, 09:57 AM
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American Cars VS European Cars

What do you think is better?
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Old 02-04-2005, 11:13 AM
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Oh god someone lock this now!
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Old 02-04-2005, 11:29 AM
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this is gonna turn out to be the biggest flame/biased thread ever
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Old 02-04-2005, 11:59 AM
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Yep when I saw the thread I thought here comes a Slicks VS Matra again...

Generally European cars are better, but i'd prefer a Corvette to A Skoda Fabia ey?

Don't get me wrong, I like Skoda's, but Corvettes are...better.
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Old 02-04-2005, 12:31 PM
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American cars are better on American roads.
European cars are better on European roads.

"Foreign" suppliers try to modify there platform to match the "market needs".
For some it works for some it doesn't.

NOW comes the personal opinion bit - it's easier to take a good handling car and make it softer than it is to go the other way. So more "Foreign" cars are accepted in the US market than US cars are outside. It's harder to make a small engine acceptable for long tedious journeys. So more "foreign" cars AREN"T accepted in the US market than US care are outside.

As it's CARS you're asking about then it cannot be answered
If you SPECIFY WHICH CARS then it can be !!
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Old 02-04-2005, 01:27 PM
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yes, please KILL THIS THREAD. its a good idea, but the resulting arguments.......
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Old 02-04-2005, 03:22 PM
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yeh!!!!!american cars rox!!!!!!!(puts flame suit on).
maybe you should've put asian cars 2(mostly japanese.....but oh well).
like matra said....

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American cars are better on American roads.
European cars are better on European roads.
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yeah.....depends on what roads, what cars. every day cars? or sports cars? what price ranges?
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Thats easy, European cars. Who else can get a car up to 200+ mph in an unmodded flat or slant 6...
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Plus, "All Roads Lead to Rome..."
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Plus, "All Roads Lead to Rome..."
The A46 doesn't...
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euopean cars i like alot more i just think they have more sexy coupes and amazing handling but american cars are nice to don't get me wrong
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American cars are better on American roads.
European cars are better on European roads.

"Foreign" suppliers try to modify there platform to match the "market needs".
For some it works for some it doesn't.

NOW comes the personal opinion bit - it's easier to take a good handling car and make it softer than it is to go the other way. So more "Foreign" cars are accepted in the US market than US cars are outside. It's harder to make a small engine acceptable for long tedious journeys. So more "foreign" cars AREN"T accepted in the US market than US care are outside.

As it's CARS you're asking about then it cannot be answered
If you SPECIFY WHICH CARS then it can be !!
I agree this isnt a comparing matter unless u specify which cars!!
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European Cars are better because they aren't the size of houses and do more than 1mpg
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exactly what i was afraid of......stupid stereotypes against american cars, on a thread with no criteria.........shut it down now, this is stupid. all we will see is "european cars are too small to be safe!" and "american cars are the size of houses!". this is STUPID!!!! this thread is just going to be a magnet for bias stereotypes, unless a mod gives a criteria for this comparison! make it for sports cars or something!
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