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Old 11-04-2012, 05:24 AM   #111 (permalink)
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It gets worse, there was a sedan version, called the Atu:

I still see those. Yuck!

The later Polonezes had a 1.5 multipoint injection lump, from Rover iirc.


Not only did they remove the ugly and replace it with uglier they also replaced reliable with the K-series, aka the "Kettle Series" due to its head gasket issues...

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Old 11-04-2012, 05:31 AM   #112 (permalink)
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Which was improved into the Perodua Kenari



Yep - both cars taken directory from the 5 year olds colouring book to the tarmac...
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Old 11-04-2012, 11:19 AM   #113 (permalink)
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It gets worse, there was a sedan version, called the Atu:

I still see those. Yuck!

The later Polonezes had a 1.5 multipoint injection lump, from Rover iirc.
Other than the lack of a vertical grill this looks a little like a mk2 Jetta. Simple and boxy.
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I love the roofline angle on the later model blue car
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Old 11-04-2012, 03:59 PM   #115 (permalink)
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I don't really like to rag on an American muscle car, but after a pleasant '68, '69
vintages Dodge Super Bee's, WHY did this horsecollar grille have to come about??
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I was shocked when I found this! If the chrome in THIS case were now body color, or completely eliminated, my ragging might go away!
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I don't really like to rag on an American muscle car, but after a pleasant '68, '69
vintages Dodge Super Bee's, WHY did this horsecollar grille have to come about??
looks more like a gto with dodge badging i see original ideas were popular
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Old 11-04-2012, 04:09 PM   #118 (permalink)
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...apparently someone at Dodge was home-sick for the Edsel "horse-collar"...a pair of them!
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Why the weird front tire hump??? The earlier models were so much cleaner!
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Both of those cars are some of my all time favorite designs.
Beauty really is in the eye of the ...er beerholder

And this car : Grrrrr !




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