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03-06-2019, 03:49 PM
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Posted By YEH

Palisade. Profile is similar to...

Palisade.





Profile is similar to the Azera/Grandeur from a couple of generations ago.
02-07-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

Admit what? Stated it at the time that it...

Admit what?

Stated it at the time that it was a mistake to expand and hence, be overly reliant on the China market - so I've been saying that at the very start.




And what? Honda doesn't...
02-07-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,894
Posted By YEH

Thankfully, in less than 2 years, there be should...

Thankfully, in less than 2 years, there be should be an all-new G90 w/ a (hopefully) reshaped grille.

Sold 133 last month - which actually isn't bad since only about a 3rd of Genesis dealerships...
02-07-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,894
Posted By YEH

Looks better in darker colors. ...

Looks better in darker colors.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ktJx_6RLmc

They overdid it w/ the depth of the grille (think the intention was to give the sense of big, luxury sedans from the...
02-03-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

And that pretty much has to do w/ China where...

And that pretty much has to do w/ China where Hyundai is operating at 50% capacity (stated at the time that it was foolish to cave in to Beijing's demand to build a 2nd new plant in order to get the...
11-27-2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 40,616
Posted By YEH

Chevy still has the Sonic and Malibu and Cadillac...

Chevy still has the Sonic and Malibu and Cadillac will be adding the CT4, CT5 and the production version of the Escala.

Also, the CT6 hasn't been discontinued (at least not yet), production will...
11-27-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 16,799
Posted By YEH

2020 MT Car of the Year ...

2020 MT Car of the Year

https://www.motortrend.com/news/genesis-g70-2019-car-of-the-year/

And 2 comparisons -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yjq4tBYt5Fk
...
11-27-2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,176
Posted By YEH

Too much taillight...

Too much taillight...
11-27-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,894
Posted By YEH

The G80 competes w/ the 5/E. The new K900 is...

The G80 competes w/ the 5/E.

The new K900 is a step back and looks worse than the facelifted G90.
11-27-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,894
Posted By YEH

The new grille is a bit obnoxious, but the rest...

The new grille is a bit obnoxious, but the rest of it (some bits better than others) is an improvement over the current design which is too bland/safe.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bOLLW3xdrQ...
09-21-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,290
Posted By YEH

^ This means that the new regime at Cadillac...

^ This means that the new regime at Cadillac canceled what would have been the CT6-V (more power) - hardly surprising.
09-21-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 16,799
Posted By YEH

The 2.0T will eventually be replaced by a new...

The 2.0T will eventually be replaced by a new 2.5T (for the G70, probably won't happen 'til its facelift) - 300HP (more if Genesis adds some electric boost) is enough for the majority of...
09-20-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 16,799
Posted By YEH

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wsv4EfUWpwk ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wsv4EfUWpwk


Will be interesting to see how sales fare in comparison to the Stinger (which has been doing around 1.5k/month).

For the next half year or so,...
09-06-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

If anything, Hyundai and Kia will have a 4Runner...

If anything, Hyundai and Kia will have a 4Runner type competitor before Honda.

Apparently, H/K are working on a platform to underpin both a pick-up and BoF SUV (they want in on some of that Toyota...
09-06-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

It's not an excuse, it's reality (something you...

It's not an excuse, it's reality (something you have little grasp of).

That's why the G70 has not launched yet in the US when Canada has been selling it for months.

The latest word is that the...
09-05-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,593
Posted By YEH

^ Well, depends if you consider Skoda to be...

^ Well, depends if you consider Skoda to be German.

And wouldn't count out for auto-makers going down this route as it allows for lower positioning of the headlight modules which improves road...
09-05-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

Congrats! All it took was for Genesis to...

Congrats!

All it took was for Genesis to stop shipping G90's (and G80's) back in March/April, as the '19MY were supposed to launch along w/ the G70, but due to hold-up on getting regulatory...
09-05-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 16,799
Posted By YEH

Getting closer to finally seeing the G70 (and the...

Getting closer to finally seeing the G70 (and the '19MY G80 and G90) hit the lots.

Latest word is maybe sometime in Oct.

But would be limited to certain states and certain dealerships within...
09-05-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,593
Posted By YEH

Going to disagree; imo an improvement over the...

Going to disagree; imo an improvement over the previous look.

And unlike the dorky-looking Cherokee, Hyundai did it right w/ the Santa Fe - making the DRLs look like aggressive looking headlights....
09-05-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 20,148
Posted By YEH

^ Also think the base engine model sales will...

^ Also think the base engine model sales will improve when the 2.0T gets replaced by the new 2.5T, and even better if paired w/ a 48V mild hybrid system.
09-05-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,537
Posted By YEH

^ The production front fascia looks better than...

^ The production front fascia looks better than the concept.
08-07-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

I'm just gonna leave this here... ...

I'm just gonna leave this here...



https://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2018/08/honda-odyssey-recalls-is-yours-on-the-list-.html

But this doesn't matter as the Odyssey has superior...
08-07-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

All this talk about warranties and maintenance...

All this talk about warranties and maintenance programs cracks me up - considering that Honda in Australia has a 5 yr warranty (same as Hyundai).

But, Honda has lengthened that warranty to 7 years...
08-03-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

Methinks (as well as most of the auto-industry)...

Methinks (as well as most of the auto-industry) that if anyone is making baloney, it's Acura w/ its tarted up Hondas and in close 2nd, Lexus (where tarted up Toyotas make up the bulk of Lexus sales);...
08-03-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

The very fact that the ECO trim (a trim developed...

The very fact that the ECO trim (a trim developed for fuel economy and hence, shod w/ tires that don't grip) is quicker than the base TLX should be beyond embarrassing.




Aside from the...
08-02-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

In addition to the TLX's piss-poor ranking by C/D...

In addition to the TLX's piss-poor ranking by C/D when it comes to entry-level lux cars, the TLX 3.5 SHAWD in A-Spec form is hardly quicker than the 2.0T Stinger (5.7s vs. 6.0s).

The Stinger GT2...
08-02-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

Actually, what's a joke is trying to compare a...

Actually, what's a joke is trying to compare a brand w/ TWO models currently (and no CUVs) w/ a brand that has 5-6, including 2 CUVs (why don't we compare Alfa Romeo sales to Acura sales while we're...
07-26-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,306
Posted By YEH

Thus far, the Avenir sub-brand has done well for...

Thus far, the Avenir sub-brand has done well for Buick.



http://www.autonews.com/article/20180723/OEM04/180729924/buick-asks-buyers-to-pay-more-and-they-do
07-26-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

^ Is this the best you can do? lol Much of...

^ Is this the best you can do? lol

Much of what is in the article is outdated.

For the past couple of months, sales in the US and China have gone up (esp. China); and as stated before, there...
07-23-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

^ Agree; actually none of the current Genesis...

^ Agree; actually none of the current Genesis models do much for me design-wise; they're all decent and don't have any major issues (unlike some others), but nothing particularly striking (altho, the...
07-16-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

Did you even other to read the (entire) article,...

Did you even other to read the (entire) article, much less others which have addressed this point?

Genesis has stopped shipping 2018MY G80s and G90s (none left in port) so that there will be a...
07-16-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 16,799
Posted By YEH

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZXh17NJae4 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZXh17NJae4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeVaPUOI7Lg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmaG_SQpePQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ysDqRN5IZ8
07-12-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

Do you know anything about the auto industry? ...

Do you know anything about the auto industry?

Auto manufacturers don't pay to build out a dealership network, other privates businesses do.

In fact, many large dealership groups own franchises...
07-11-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

^ We're not talking about H/K and Honda, but...

^ We're not talking about H/K and Honda, but Genesis and Acura.

And the 2 major reasons why H/K earnings have been down has been due to the Chinese boycott and lack of CUVs (in addition to suppl)...
07-11-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

You sure are forgetful, or is that just...

You sure are forgetful, or is that just conveniently ignoring?


http://www.nada.com/b2b/Portals/0/SunBlogNuke/436/rlx%204.jpg

And that's from 4 years ago.

For the 2018MY, buyers have been...
07-08-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

Your attempts at trolling are more pathetic than...

Your attempts at trolling are more pathetic than ever.

YTD sales

G90 - 1,616
RLX/RL - 922 (geeze, there are still RLs on the lots for sale!)

And that's not even taking into account that the...
07-08-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 20,148
Posted By YEH

Of course (well, aware that Kia/Biermann intended...

Of course (well, aware that Kia/Biermann intended the Stinger to be a Gran Turismo), but nonetheless, most reviews have stated that the suspension tuning for the US-spec is too soft.

Can be a GT...
07-08-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,053
Posted By YEH

^ Looks a lot better than the Camaro (which one...

^ Looks a lot better than the Camaro (which one could say is the Cadillac of Chevys as it borrows the Alpha platform).
06-05-2018, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

Market demand and pricing have everything to do...

Market demand and pricing have everything to do w/ prestige.

Despite being priced like a mid-segment sedan, the RLX still sells like crap.



That maintenance costs $$, and you don't think the...
06-05-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 355,303
Posted By YEH

It's the age of the crossover. Even before...

It's the age of the crossover.

Even before the buyers started moving to CUVs in full-force, the RLX lost a whopping 32.5% of its sales in its 2nd year (going from 5k down to 3.4k).

And the G90...
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