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07-19-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By 4G-Lover

Well, that's value!!! LOL

Well, that's value!!! LOL
07-19-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,924
Posted By 4G-Lover

Not in my opinion until we have Kia Stinger,...

Not in my opinion until we have Kia Stinger, Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300, Ford Fusion Sport around.....not to mention the Mazda 6....

Heck this weekend in Santa Barbara I'm renting an Impala, you...
07-19-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,924
Posted By 4G-Lover

I own a V, I rented the 3.6 couple of times and...

I own a V, I rented the 3.6 couple of times and tested the V-Sport with the twin turbo V6....leaving the V and the V-Sport aside, obviously, even the 3.6 is on another level compared to the...
07-18-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,924
Posted By 4G-Lover

...quite the opinion... Whaaaat???!!!...

...quite the opinion...



Whaaaat???!!! Sure.........:tongue: ......the CTS steering is basically the best in class.....

I bet the TLX leaves the Alfa Romeo Giulia in the dust in the twisties...
07-15-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,924
Posted By 4G-Lover

I had a rental CTS 3.6 couple of times and I test...

I had a rental CTS 3.6 couple of times and I test drove a V-Sport.....and it was so fun to drive...the steering is almost "telepathic"...I fell in love with it and that is when I started considering...
07-15-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,924
Posted By 4G-Lover

Even the regular CTS is a blast to drive...and...

Even the regular CTS is a blast to drive...and I'm saying this as a V owner....no comparison with a TLX...not even close...
07-15-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,924
Posted By 4G-Lover

Everybody is entitled to their opinion... ...

Everybody is entitled to their opinion...

The CTS interior is miles ahead of the TLX, it is so evident even in the pics provided by the OP related to the specimen he rented....so is the new CUE...
07-10-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,617
Posted By 4G-Lover

Ohh trust me, I will never justify that kind of...

Ohh trust me, I will never justify that kind of coin for a Rolex.....it's ridiculous but people still doing it.....and there is no guarantee that it will always pick up value with time...as a matter...
07-09-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,617
Posted By 4G-Lover

The issue is not simple price difference (heck a...

The issue is not simple price difference (heck a Dodge Charger feels more solid and more planted at high speed than 3 Series trims costing more) but comparing two different cars with different...
07-09-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,617
Posted By 4G-Lover

Depends on the location.....I could buy a castle...

Depends on the location.....I could buy a castle in a different part of the country with what I could fetch selling my house...location is more important than sq/ft in the RE market...
07-09-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,617
Posted By 4G-Lover

Yep.....people pay 10 grand for a 3 hand...

Yep.....people pay 10 grand for a 3 hand stainless steel Rolex Submariner which is an out of this world ridiculous amount of money for a simple complication watch...but it is a Rolex and people...
07-08-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,617
Posted By 4G-Lover

Not always....for example, the BMW 530i I had as...

Not always....for example, the BMW 530i I had as a rental few weeks ago was actually well optioned.
07-06-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,617
Posted By 4G-Lover

The press saw it as a player....you do not have...

The press saw it as a player....you do not have to be the sales leader to be considered a player...would you not consider, for example, the Alfa Giulia a player even if it sells way below the market...
07-06-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,617
Posted By 4G-Lover

Where I could agree with some of what you said,...

Where I could agree with some of what you said, you cannot compare a TLX with an Audi A6 2.0 from a sport sedan perspective...I definitely believe that on that point of view the TLX could be "better"...
07-05-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,617
Posted By 4G-Lover

You are confusing "punching above its weight"...

You are confusing "punching above its weight" specs, quality and performance wise with selling well, two very different things....again do not let your dislike of the car cloud your judgment...there...
07-03-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,617
Posted By 4G-Lover

As you know, we agree to disagree...the 3G was...

As you know, we agree to disagree...the 3G was not punching that particularly high either (better then the TLX for sure) it was just a very pretty, well executed FWD sport sedan....content wise (look...
07-02-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,617
Posted By 4G-Lover

I tend to generally agree on everything however...

I tend to generally agree on everything however there are instances of cars from different brands that punch above their price/segment level from time to time....unfortunately the TLX is not one of...
07-02-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,617
Posted By 4G-Lover

BMW was already successful before the...

BMW was already successful before the introduction of the turbo 4....the NA 6 cyl 328i and 528i were very popular, their FI 4 banger simply mimicked (or even improved) the same level of...
07-02-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,617
Posted By 4G-Lover

To be fair, in 2006 the SUV mania was just...

To be fair, in 2006 the SUV mania was just starting but it is a very good point....and the TLX had an entry level 4 cylinder version (basically the TSX part of the equation) that the 3G and 4G did...
07-01-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,617
Posted By 4G-Lover

Frankly that it's an orange to zucchini...

Frankly that it's an orange to zucchini comparison....you definitely do not need to bother the Corvette to find practical cars with more bang for the back value and enjoyment factor compared to the...
07-01-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,617
Posted By 4G-Lover

If you are dead set on needing the AWD there are...

If you are dead set on needing the AWD there are still, IMHO, better alternatives for the coin.

However, to me the Accord Touring is really impressive, build quality is impeccable and the interior...
07-01-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,617
Posted By 4G-Lover

The TLX has never been a real competitor in the...

The TLX has never been a real competitor in the premium space...it has always been a "value for the money" proposition...currently, due to its age and lack of significant upgrades, is not even a...
06-28-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,617
Posted By 4G-Lover

I would take neither...the A6 is too sedate and...

I would take neither...the A6 is too sedate and boring looking (even in S and RS form) for me and the TLX is simply outmatched by any premium competitor and quite few mainstream ones as well....I...
06-28-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,617
Posted By 4G-Lover

I had a rental A6 Avant last year for 3 weeks in...

I had a rental A6 Avant last year for 3 weeks in Europe...I would not put TLX and A6 even in the same sentence pretty much across the board, they do not even belong to the same segment.....the TLX...
06-28-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,949
Posted By 4G-Lover

Wrong post, moderators please delete.

Wrong post, moderators please delete.
06-11-2019, 03:22 AM
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Views: 81,597
Posted By 4G-Lover

Exactly, Audi and Lexus share platforms with...

Exactly, Audi and Lexus share platforms with their mainstream brands only at the low end of their model range.. the only exceptions are the big and soft Lexus SUVs (RX, GX, LX) which have no sporting...
05-31-2019, 01:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,630
Posted By 4G-Lover

Definitely rarer and better than Type S 6MT.....

Definitely rarer and better than Type S 6MT.....
05-24-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,575
Posted By 4G-Lover

Night and day better than any 3G.....

Night and day better than any 3G.....
05-23-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,575
Posted By 4G-Lover

In your opinion.....:thumbsup:

In your opinion.....:thumbsup:
05-23-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,575
Posted By 4G-Lover

Yes, unfortunately the 2009-2011 4G TL automatic...

Yes, unfortunately the 2009-2011 4G TL automatic use a rather slow 5 speed transmission...if you take the auto route I would go for the MMC with the new 6 speed.
05-23-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,575
Posted By 4G-Lover

The MY 20100-2011 are the best in my book look...

The MY 20100-2011 are the best in my book look wise..sharper than the MMC years.
If you cannot stomach the beak it's an easy fix, the RonJon grille..

Still badass looking after all these...
05-23-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,118
Posted By 4G-Lover

Maybe this couple of videos can help... ...

Maybe this couple of videos can help...

Tommy Kendall and Dario Franchitti flogging two TL-SH-AWD (Franchitti drives the manual one) on a track, the Nashville Superspeedway
...
05-13-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,293
Posted By 4G-Lover

Surprising how Acura did not even upgrade the...

Surprising how Acura did not even upgrade the dashboard and upper door panels with leather or faux leather wrapping, nowadays pretty much a must even in mainstream midsize sedans....heck even the...
05-13-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,048
Posted By 4G-Lover

It was one of my few complaints about my 4G...

It was one of my few complaints about my 4G TL...how thin the paint was and how easily was to chip it...same problem with my Infiniti Q50...conversely, I'm impressed about the thickness of the paint...
04-15-2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,092
Posted By 4G-Lover

...and let's not forget that the TL was bigger...

...and let's not forget that the TL was bigger (also roomier especially in the back) and heavier...
04-09-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,161
Posted By 4G-Lover

Please explain the details like I did with my...

Please explain the details like I did with my pics otherwise is a generic statement that does not mean anything.

My pictures clearly demonstrate that is not the case...sure in a 5 Series you can...
04-07-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,161
Posted By 4G-Lover

...for people that were laughing at the 4G-5 Series comparison...

Because of family reasons I had to suddenly travel to Italy where I will spend one month..

I took delivery of a spanking new BMW 520d (diesel) xDrive, only 47 kilometers on the odometer.

The...
04-05-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,092
Posted By 4G-Lover

The sad thing is that the 4G TL could hold its...

The sad thing is that the 4G TL could hold its own against the S4 of that era (some mags even ran a track comparo between the two), for example I did prefer my 2010 SH-AWD 6MT over a 2010 S4 but...
03-14-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,829
Posted By 4G-Lover

Back in the day in the forum, when the 4G was...

Back in the day in the forum, when the 4G was new, quite few of us cross shopped the 4G with the 5 Series and the A6...that gives you an idea of how good the 4G was compared to its price tag,...
03-14-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,829
Posted By 4G-Lover

You are "done" because you have no arguments...

You are "done" because you have no arguments other than parroting "everybody (everybody who??) thinks the 4G is ugly"

Well, let me give you another dose of reality, some of the comments of the...
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