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So what's a dumber vehicle?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by MMike, Nov 21, 2005.

  1. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    H2?

    Porsche Cayenne?

    I'd still have to say the H2 is dumber. While the Porsche is a worthless offroad/poser vehicle (regardless of how capable it may be, who would have the balls to actually go wheelin' with it?)......at least it's still a Porsche!
     

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  2. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    Neither are, both are nice.
     
  3. Tenchiro

    Tenchiro Attention K Mart Shoppers

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    What about the Pickemup truck they built on a Semi chassis?
     
  4. Joe Pozer

    Joe Pozer Mullet Head

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    At least the Cayenne was adding to the Porsche bottom line...

    The thinking behind the H2 is why GM is having to layoff 30k workers.
     
  5. binary visions

    binary visions The voice of reason

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    I think the H2 is a travesty.

    If I had the bucks and didn't live in a place where I'd stick out like a sore thumb, I'd rock the Cayenne. Some magazine actually did an off road test with it and it didn't do too badly at all - imagine, a vehicle that accellerates like a madman, yet slap some new wheels & tires on it, and you actually have a capable winter/shuttle vehicle. And you get the Porsche name and build quality - not too shabby.

    Of course, 98% of the people that own the Cayanne should just buy a sedan and be done with it. But for my purposes, I'm sure it'd be a fun vehicle :D
     
  6. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    I saw a show on ESPN2 where they reviewed the Cayenne and did some basic offroad testing with it. They gave it very high ratings. They tried to roll it but couldn't.
     
  7. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    If I recall correctly, it's almost the same vehicle as the VW Touareg....which also got very high marks off road...
     
  8. foesjunky

    foesjunky Monkey

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    Dude, The Porsche is a sports car in the shape of an SUV, Also it has the highest resale value of any vehicle. The H2 is just a box and a Tahoe frame.
     
  9. -dustin

    -dustin boring

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    Touaregs is neato.
     
  10. jacksonpt

    jacksonpt Turbo Monkey

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    The H2. The cayenne isn't bad, it was never meant to be a truck. It's a great vehicle for someone who needs to haul around a couple of kids and their stuff, but still wants something with a little spunk. It does have a purpose aside from just being a status symbol.

    The H2 is good for people who want to spend $90 at the pump every week and $250 at the mechanic every month. It's purely a status symbol/conversation piece.
     
  11. luken8r

    luken8r Monkey

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    my buddy just bought a cayanne s version, its a nice vehicle (cant really qualify it as neither car nor truck)
    Hes telling me this offroad thing and this button does this. So I ask him to put his Porsche where his mouth is and offered to take him on a wheeling trip; oddly enough he was all for it. We havent gotten to get out yet, but he does sound interested.
    I, for one, will believe it when I see it, but at least hes entertaining the idea

    BTW, it was developed in conjunction with teh VW. Both have their own suspension, trans and engines, but the chassis and electrics are both viturally the same
     
  12. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    id take a grand cherokee over both of them
     
  13. MTB_Rob_NC

    MTB_Rob_NC What do I have to do to get you in this car TODAY?

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    Where did you come up with this? Just making it up as you go along?


    actually it isnt that bad of a statement. But some how the brand of Hummer vehicles is still doing ok compared to the rest of the SUV market.

    I am also bored and that story came across my desk this AM
     
  14. RhinofromWA

    RhinofromWA Brevity R Us

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    Those two vehicles are rocket scientists compared to a Jeep Liberty.

    ;)

    Liberty's are dumb, Mmmm-kay.
     
  15. Andy_B

    Andy_B Monkey

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    H2's suck. Why on earth would someone want to pay 90k for a fregging surban is beond me.

    Ill take the Porsche.
     
  16. MTB_Rob_NC

    MTB_Rob_NC What do I have to do to get you in this car TODAY?

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    luken8r Monkey

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    WJ >= ZJ >>>>>>>>>>> WK * 11ty
     
  18. spookydave

    spookydave Monkey

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    Well I think the H2 (Taho chassies) would tow my boat better. I will stick with my 3/4 ton 'burban with the 8.1L engine. But of those 2 I think the H2 would fit my needs better. (I feel sick for saying that becuse I hate them too)
     
  19. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    Cayenne. A zippy SUV with off road capability and German engineering/build quality? Infinitely better than poorly built American cars, and certainly is much plusher and much nicer appointed.
     
  20. A.P

    A.P Monkey

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    Porche cayenne's are at least fast.
     
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    I dont see why everyone hates libertys... all I see is a relatively inexpensive SUV with 4wd, with more refinement than the wrangler. My cousin has one in manual and I took it for a drive and was pretty impressed with its ride, power and acceleration.

    (Although I would take a 4.0 wrangler any day of the week over the liberty)
     
  22. hooples3

    hooples3 Fuggetaboutit!

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    I think this about sums it up



    H2
     
  23. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    The auto Liberty is a POS.... I hate it... It's sooooooo sloooooowwww
     
  24. RhinofromWA

    RhinofromWA Brevity R Us

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    Sorry "sort of" an inside joke (but all over RM is you search)

    I beleive MMike has a Liberty. :D
     
  25. Andy_B

    Andy_B Monkey

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    The dealer down the street has some premade ghetto phab-uliss ones on the lot 24's with spinners,Lp tires, custom paint (chameleon), custom systems, ect ect ect ... stickered at 75k+... These ones all sell way before the "normal" ones sell....

    email when you can get a me a New Toyota FJ.

    Thanks
     
  26. DirtyDog

    DirtyDog Gang probed by the Golden Banana

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    Name one thing the H2 does well compared to other vehicles in its price range. Just one thing.
     
  27. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Roll over?
     
  28. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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  29. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Make people hate you? Make 13 y/o kids love you?
     
  30. MTB_Rob_NC

    MTB_Rob_NC What do I have to do to get you in this car TODAY?

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    Pulls...












    Pulls what you ask?

















    Well demHoes, thats what the H2 pulls
     
  31. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    Indeed I do....stupid POS.... It's ok at low speed...but It just lacks the balls I require to truly be the asshole that I am on the road.....

    At least it's free.......
     
  32. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    Would a 4 cylinder Subaru Outback be weaker?
     
  33. dexter

    dexter Turbo Monkey

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    h2's the cay is sickness
     
  34. Andy_B

    Andy_B Monkey

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    english? umm-kay...
     
  35. manhattanprjkt83

    manhattanprjkt83 Rusty Trombone

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    I have spent time driving both, and they are equally fun to drive...I dont know if i would ever own either...When you get into the type of money they want for either, i would much rather have the new rover or the mercedes G-Wagon :drool:

    the porsche is super bling (girlies love to see you driving them hahah), and the h2 is big and dumb, but really fun to drive it isnt urs :sneaky:.
     
  36. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    what? and i just noticed your from melrose, so am i. ever see a red grand cherokee with a scream on the back?
     
  37. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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  38. Senôr Lopez

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    If I had an extra 98 grand floating around and nothing else to do I'd pick up a Cayanne Turbo in a hearbeat over an H2. 450 HP, German engineering, luxury interior, and the ability to tear it up off road? The H2 is lame in comparison.
     
  39. luken8r

    luken8r Monkey

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    In non Jeepeneese

    Second gen Grands are greater or equal to first gen GC and MUCH greater than the newest Grand Liberties by eleventy fold


    I see a red ZJ in my driveway every day. el oh el
    Im over by Bellevue GC off of Upham
     
  40. luken8r

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    DING DING DING! WE HAVE A WINNAR!

    I may have to get one sooner than anticipated, the trusty ZJ has sprung a leak somewhere and I dont want to deal with it.