On 4 Feb 2004 11:04:40 -0800, email@example.com (Geoff Miller)
I can see that as well. The long hood with induction hump in the
middle. Lots of 60s Ferraris had similar designs, and the rear end's
abrupt Kamm-style tail always struck me as more Italian and British.
I happen to like the Zs, and came damn close to buying a *gorgeous*
silver/black 240 on eBay, but the hard truth is I've got too many cars
as it is.
When I first saw the Amanti, I mistook it for a Mercedes, but one that
had gone terribly awry (as if BMW's Chris Bangle had helped them out
;-). Most notably, the Amanti's grill is hideous. I think Kia is
trying to look *similar* to Mercedes, but MB drivers can breath easy.
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Saw one at the dealership I purposely went down there to see it.
I think more Benz customers go in to look at it than anyone else.
That was a bad move by the Korean's Toyota pulled it off back in the days
but it was the interior copy of the Accord. Whoolie. not the whole front of
a signature image.
I hope they don't loose to much money.
I believe that Toyota's Mega Cruiser was never imported into the USA
because AM General threatened a suit for copying the Hummer's
As to the issue of computer software and cars, if someone built a car
that crashed a couple of times a day, I'm sure Microsoft would sue.
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