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Old 02-04-2013, 07:48 PM   #5896
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Old 02-07-2013, 08:33 AM   #5897
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C&D article about the new Ram Promaster

well, it ain't pretty that's for sure

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Old 02-07-2013, 08:46 AM   #5898
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C&D article about the new Ram Promaster

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And FWD; no 4WD option of course
Until they start selling a real van over here, I'll keep importing RHD from Japan thanks.
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:02 AM   #5899
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C&D article about the new Ram Promaster

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Pretty should not be one of the criteria for buying a van

Link to various European vans, which may or may not be similar to the ones we gonna see here. I
m stuck at the Fiesta van?!? http://www.vansa2z.com/Fiat-Ducato-Review-Buyers-Guide

I still wonder if they gonna tap into the dually market, and if so, how...

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Old 02-07-2013, 11:23 AM   #5900
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Pretty should not be one of the criteria for buying a van
While I agree, it'd be nice to not cringe every time you head to the parking lot.

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Old 02-07-2013, 11:49 AM   #5901
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Looks like the bastard love child of a three way between a Sprinter, A Nissan Leaf and the grille off a Dodge pickup.
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:01 PM   #5902
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While I agree, it'd be nice to not cringe every time you head to the parking lot.

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Mike, didn't you used to own a GS?

Seriously, I kind of like it!

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Old 02-07-2013, 12:11 PM   #5903
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While I agree, it'd be nice to not cringe every time you head to the parking lot.

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True, but then there's no full size van out there to like that way... I used to think that Econolines, except the early ones, are butt ugly, but since I got them I learned to like them.

I wish they built the headlights on these vans much lower, I miss driving my old LT in rain/snow, reminded me of driving semis...

And, I like the Ducato more than I do the current Sprinter... Disliked the Sprinters since they went away from the wider platform, same with VW...

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Old 02-07-2013, 12:35 PM   #5904
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I think van's are just plain ugly. And the modern Euro look ones are ugly squared. That said I do not drive a van as a symbol of looks, I drive on for the utilitarian use of it.
I will likely look at the new Dodge and Transit in a year or a so from now and maybe buy one. I would buy a Sprinter but everyone I see ends up a rust bucket and I can't be bothered with that headache, unless I find a used one for a good enough deal.
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:43 PM   #5905
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:54 PM   #5906
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I've been thinking about a Ford E150 but reading the news they may be discontinued in 2014. How does the Transit compare to the E150 in terms of hauling motos, camping out of and power wise? The Transit gets better gas mileage but looks overall a lot more smaller than the E150 in terms of space.
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Old 02-07-2013, 01:21 PM   #5907
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Guess I won't be stopping in Colorado and buying a few shirts this summer
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Old 02-07-2013, 01:21 PM   #5908
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Old 02-07-2013, 01:22 PM   #5909
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I should add any van made after around 1974. My dad bought an econoline the first year they put a "long" hood on one, I think it was 75.
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Old 02-07-2013, 01:25 PM   #5910
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I should add any van made after around 1974. My dad bought an econoline the first year they put a "long" hood on one, I think it was 75.
Redemption!
Yeah they were really nice before that change.
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