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Preview: 2013 Canadian International Auto Show
« on: February 15, 2013, 04:56:57 pm »


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Re: Preview: 2013 Canadian International Auto Show
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2013, 01:11:50 pm »
I went down to the show last night, got there around 6:00pm or so. I could not believe how quiet it was. Not empty by any means, but much better than the usual sardine-like feel the weekends usually bring. If opening night is always like this, I'll always be going down then!

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Re: Preview: 2013 Canadian International Auto Show
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2013, 01:29:44 pm »
"Powered by a combination of TDI Clean Diesel technology and twin electric motors, the Cross Coupé delivers 306 hp at a fuel consumption rate of just 1.8L/100 km." Am I reading right? If the price is good then this car will be a game changed since it trumps any other cars in fuel economy easily.
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Re: Re: Preview: 2013 Canadian International Auto Show
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2013, 01:31:35 pm »
I went down to the show last night, got there around 6:00pm or so. I could not believe how quiet it was. Not empty by any means, but much better than the usual sardine-like feel the weekends usually bring. If opening night is always like this, I'll always be going down then!

Saturday night is the same. In 2-3 hours I manage to see as much I a used to see in a whole day
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Re: Preview: 2013 Canadian International Auto Show
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2013, 10:35:33 am »
"Powered by a combination of TDI Clean Diesel technology and twin electric motors, the Cross Coupé delivers 306 hp at a fuel consumption rate of just 1.8L/100 km." Am I reading right? If the price is good then this car will be a game changed since it trumps any other cars in fuel economy easily.

Definitely a typo.

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Re: Preview: 2013 Canadian International Auto Show
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2013, 01:47:59 am »
I was at the Toronto show for 5 hrs on Saturday, and was very impressed with the GT-R, new Corvette, McLaren cars. Audi had a great set up with their cars and girls, and Ford had a rally racing video, and engine demos (ecoboost engines) that were impressive. I had my car fix for the year!

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Re: Preview: 2013 Canadian International Auto Show
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2013, 09:41:47 am »
I'm heading down in about an hour - does anyone know if there are any lounges?  I don't want to bring a key to every car I can get access to just 'in case'...but I do like free drinks!

I have keys to:
Subaru
Toyota
Lexus
Jaguar
Mazda
Chevy
Nissan
Honda
Infiniti
BMW

let's just say that bringing all those keys would require something of a man-purse and a liability of several thousand dollars.

Anyone who's been know of any lounges?

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Re: Preview: 2013 Canadian International Auto Show
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2013, 10:34:21 am »
"Powered by a combination of TDI Clean Diesel technology and twin electric motors, the Cross Coupé delivers 306 hp at a fuel consumption rate of just 1.8L/100 km." Am I reading right? If the price is good then this car will be a game changed since it trumps any other cars in fuel economy easily.

Definitely a typo.

Not a typo, it's just fanciful concept car estimates...
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Re: Preview: 2013 Canadian International Auto Show
« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2013, 04:47:26 pm »
2014 Transit Connect Wagon "Ford is launching an all-new 2014 model that will also offer a new category of seven-passenger hauler that is, according to Ford, fun-to-drive and fuel efficient."

Unless Ford Prices this to compete aggressively against the Chrysler/Dodge minivans I don't think the small fuel savings are going to make up for the fuglyness. No thanks to a 4 cyclinder van loaded with 7 people and baggages.
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Re: Preview: 2013 Canadian International Auto Show
« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2013, 01:54:51 pm »
I'm heading down in about an hour - does anyone know if there are any lounges?  I don't want to bring a key to every car I can get access to just 'in case'...but I do like free drinks!

I have keys to:
Subaru
Toyota
Lexus
Jaguar
Mazda
Chevy
Nissan
Honda
Infiniti
BMW

let's just say that bringing all those keys would require something of a man-purse and a liability of several thousand dollars.

Anyone who's been know of any lounges?

hmmm...quoting myself seems odd.

In any event, if anyone is wondering, the only manufacturers with lounges are Mercedes and Buick.  Buick doesn't really have a lounge - it's more of a free coffee stand.  The Merc one was great, so if you've got a key to a Merc/Smart, flash it (though I didn't and still got in).