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Old 01-12-2010, 10:11 AM   #8 (permalink)
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The cars they have cooked up in this program seem pretty lame-o. Some of the concepts they showed (and they surely were showing what they thought are the best!) are downright fugly, and there were zero innovations mentioned. Wow, they need to have a fire lit under their butts. They should just improve the HHR?

They need to study actual successful small cars: the original Mini, the Toyota iQ, the Honda Fit, the Tata Nano -- all of these have something innovative that adds real function and value to the design.

The truck is also strange -- if you need absolutely need a truck, why do they insist on throwing in the rear seats? Give us a Tacoma from the late 90's and be done with it. Another take would be to have a built in AeroLid, and have removable rear seats?
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