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And who might she be? Just asking! It kind of looks like she might need to eat some mashed taters. Just a thought.
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Toyota built the LFA so these people could buy it and wreck it....

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I would wreck that (Paris Hilton) not the LFA and walk away.
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The problem with Japanese sports/supercars is that they are technological wonder-cars that have no soul. The GT-R, the new NSX -- more high-tech than an iPhone, but no soul.

With BMW involved, maybe they can at least get some kind of "soul implant."

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Nah, BMW isn't soulful enough to put a soul in a Japanese car. They sucked the soul right out of MINI. The Japanese need to partner with a company like Lancia, Renault or Morgan.
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Nah, BMW isn't soulful enough to put a soul in a Japanese car. They sucked the soul right out of MINI. The Japanese need to partner with a company like Lancia, Renault or Morgan.
I agree... BMW has lost their way... And it's carried over onto the MINI... The same strings are being pulled...

BMW used to make the "Ultimate Driving Machine"....

It's now more "I have arrived"... "Let's do lunch"... "Here's Melinda, my trophy wife and Buffy and Brandon, my two kids".... Kinda car company...

And MINI.... used to make a car with "Bulldog stance and Go kart handling".... It's now more MINI fashion and how do I sync by Apple watch to the infotainment center.... Kinda car company...
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I agree... BMW has lost their way... And it's carried over onto the MINI... The same strings are being pulled...

BMW used to make the "Ultimate Driving Machine"....

It's now more "I have arrived"... "Let's do lunch"... "Here's Melinda, my trophy wife and Buffy and Brandon, my two kids".... Kinda car company...

And MINI.... used to make a car with "Bulldog stance and Go kart handling".... It's now more MINI fashion and how do I sync by Apple watch to the infotainment center.... Kinda car company...
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Maybe Toyota should just use the engine that is in this...

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^^^^ yup Toyota makes better motors than BMW.
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