I Like Station Wagons, I cannot Lie!

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by vegasphotog, Nov 2, 2009.

  1. green hell

    green hell yawning or snarling

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    :clap

    that's awesome!
  2. Jeffy

    Jeffy Hmm...

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    North America isn't getting the wagon, unfortunately. It would probably compete with the already popular CX-5.
  3. vegasphotog

    vegasphotog Las Vegas Cheechako

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    I despise crossovers and SUV's...this mazda looks awesome. Will Russia get it? IF so, maybe Putin will give me a passport and a new Mazda wagon. :deal
  4. h2o_snow

    h2o_snow Water, snow & dirt too.

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    +1. Time to replace the Sube WRX. Nice looking ride.

    Really want a all wheel drive wagon. Anyone look at the Foresters?
  5. Crocker

    Crocker Just passing through

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    Keeping my eye on the 2014 XT. 2.0 turbo and 250hp. Looks good, only downside I see for us in the states is it only comes with the CVT transmission. Better than the current 4 speed AT though.

    Bummed to hear the mazda 6 wagon isn't coming here, although I do seem to recall the CX-5 will have a diesel option here soon so maybe that will work out.
  6. Schmeds

    Schmeds scarce

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    They're enormous.
  7. Jeffy

    Jeffy Hmm...

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    Hmm, I don't think I've ever heard anyone refer to the Forester as enormous before.

    The 4th Gen/2014 Forester looks a lot better then the outgoing 3rd Gen. More sporty like the older 1st and 2nd Gen.
  8. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

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    Yeah... Me, either... :lol3
  9. hankgs

    hankgs Long timer

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    103,000 miles, just got back from a CA-PHX run...Still hauls ass like when it was new! 85MPH for hours and no downshift for passing. 24.5 mpg
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  10. Schmeds

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    The original Forester was wagon-sized. The current Forester is a small-midsize SUV. It grows with every update.
  11. brewer90

    brewer90 Been here awhile

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    I have an 08 Outback XT Limited I'm about to put up for sale once it quits raining and I can get some decent pics. 41k miles, 2.5L turbo and the all important 5 spd manual transmission. Too bad you are 1600 miles away. Of course I just did a fly and drive from Green Bay to Austin last weekend which was only 200 miles shorter.
  12. Saso

    Saso Happily sporting the DRD4 gene

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  13. Twin Torque

    Twin Torque Been here awhile

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    What .......:huh

    How feckin big do you think your tadger is then ?
  14. Navin

    Navin Long timer

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    My first car in 1983 was a 64 Ford Country Sedan wagon. Great car, I sold it into the movie industry. Stupid.
  15. Rogue_Ryder

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    If the Diesel is 30% more efficient than it's Gas counterpart we could be looking at x-over getting 45mpg! Talk about a way better option to a Hybrid!
  16. Tmaximusv

    Tmaximusv Long timer

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    Yes, I can see this auto thread devolving into a TDI thread but...:hide

    I can't figure out why Toyota et al hybrid makers don't go diesel on their hybrid engines. More fuel efficient generation, lower maintenance, etc.

    and yes, both of my cages are wagons: Volvo flying brick and VW Jetta TDI. Love them both equally, but don't like the VW on long trips; it is a Jetta after all.
  17. marret

    marret Transient

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  18. fullmonte

    fullmonte Reformed Kneedragger

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    That Panamera Sport Turismo has a great ass, but I still can't stand the badger ugly (chews own arm off to avoid waking up next to it) butter face.:deal
  19. spezjag

    spezjag Long timer

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    That would look great with wood panels on the sides.
  20. Rogue_Ryder

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    The only reason I can think of is the cost. Last time I checked a Prius was around $25K about the same as a Golf diesel which is at a minimum of $5K more than a Gasoline Golf, so we'd be talking about a Prius that would be somewhere around ~$30K (if Toyota used the same logic in pricing as VW). The closest car in Toyota's line up to the Prius is the Matrix which is <$20K and already gets 30mpg! At 30mpg & $3/gal you could buy 100,000 gallons of gasoline with the $10K you saved or drive 3 million miles (if I did the math correctly).