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  1. tritone

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    ....although they still managed to slide a version of the anteater grille in there......
     
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    What I find interesting here is that the final design turned out a lot like the concept showed last year. Maybe it is because the Mirai is going to be built on the TGNA platform, the same as used for Camry and Avalon.
    Fortunately, Toyota management has refrained making any "improvements" like they did to the Supra between concept and production.
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    Yes it is!
    I’m living proof of that phenomenon. And it paid me just fine, thank you very much. ;)
    The monkey in the photo is spot on.
     
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    Interesting. But caution with the volume control.

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    Looks like a BMW after a kidney transplant.
     
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    nothing subtle about it
     
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    Well, since I really am lusting for a Tesla S longroof, I'm willing to cut this one some slack. 'Cept for the £200k price tag.......
    But don't I recall this one is 2-3 years old? Maybe I can get it at a depreciated price now, as the owners will probably be ready to move on......

    edit: I found at least 3 others, still looking for the von Holzhousen one....
     
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    A new BMW 7 Series drove into my cul de sac today. The front of this car is hands down the ugliest thing on the road. The grill looks every bit like the fake giant grill memes and the rest of the front is ridiculous also.
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    Have to agree. BMW came off the rails w/this one.
     
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    Maybe the engine runs so HOT that the engineers needed more cooling area?

    NOT! :D
     
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    What is the deal with oversized grills? No really, what is up with this ailment that has infected so many design studios?

    BMW design has had it's issues in the past but the oversized grill is nothing short of grotesque.

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    Still better than the current Lexus grilles....IMO
     
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    Most people have no sense of nuance or subtlety.

    I learned this running my collectibles company.
     
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    Having returned from my sabbatical, I have tried to get back into the thread, but realize I'm too old. I don't like any of the new designs. I also realize designers don't care what I like or don't like because I'm not a buyer anymore. Ah, the freedom of turning into an old grouch. Freedom is not giving ****!
     
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    You mean the 'survival kit' above isn't for you? :eek:
     
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