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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-01-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By duberalles
I believe the Falcon and Commodore based utes are...

I believe the Falcon and Commodore based utes are goners too unfortunately.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-29-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By duberalles
The Ford 4 liter 400+ HP is in stock form...you...

The Ford 4 liter 400+ HP is in stock form...you can tune it way more than that....no way around it, the Barra straight 6 has 33% more displacement than the 3 liter BMW.

However it is kind of lost...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,819
Posted By duberalles
If you can afford it go for the 550i which is...

If you can afford it go for the 550i which is amazing.


I'm a big fan of the 535i and almost bought one but you can feel the difference with a 550i...a more powerful engine is not only better...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
Numbers can be misleading....first of all if you...

Numbers can be misleading....first of all if you look at the final tally the 4G TL did not do that bad after all, at some point it was the third or fourth biggest seller in the luxury midsize sedan...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
It is not a good value IMHO, especially after you...

It is not a good value IMHO, especially after you drive it (I did) It does not have anything thet really distinguish it from a good non premium family sedan (for example a loaded Ford Fusion)

To...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
Yep...no double wishbone for the TLX as...

Yep...no double wishbone for the TLX as well....just simple struts like the Accord

So far IMHO the TLX is a step backward compared to the last generation TL for not much less money....the TL was a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By duberalles
Imagine your 535i sweet inline 6 turbo.....

....bored out to 4 liter displacement and gaining a similar percentage increase in power and torque in stock form.....wouldn't be nice??

Well such car exists but only Australians (for just a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
I totally agree with you on the TLX.....very...

I totally agree with you on the TLX.....very mediocre car IMHO, I would rather get a fully loaded Ford Fusion....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
I drove an F10 528i with the 4 banger turbo more...

I drove an F10 528i with the 4 banger turbo more than once...no way I'm going to trade my TL for that...sorry....maybe you need to drive a manual TL SH-AWD to realize hwo nice it is ti drive.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
I agree with most of what you say. First of...

I agree with most of what you say.

First of all I realize that the TL styling is very controversial, I personally loved immediately as standout and unique......similar to what Cadillac is doing...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
What V6 did you drive?? And how you did drive it?...

What V6 did you drive?? And how you did drive it? The MB V6 is not a particularly good V6. I would put the Ford and the Chrysler V6s at the bottom of the pile


The best in the business are the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
What is really amusing are these general...

What is really amusing are these general statements without even qualifying them in objective terms.

Pick the car technical aspects in detail (chassis rigidity, suspension design, etc..) and you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
That GM V6 is a very nice engine...does not...

That GM V6 is a very nice engine...does not matter if it's used also by the Impala and Lacrosse...a great engine it is.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
Yes I do think a 528i is entry level (it is the...

Yes I do think a 528i is entry level (it is the entry 5 Series) and overall a lesser car than a 535i or a 550i.....I would never ever spend that kind of money on a 4 banger....it feels like a 4...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-26-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
Totally agree with you on current Acura...

Totally agree with you on current Acura direction....meaning nowhere.

The RLX and TLX are, to be generous, very underwhelming. The RLX is by far the worst selling luxury midsize sedan in the US......
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-26-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
What makes you think I did not drive one??...I...

What makes you think I did not drive one??...I actually almost bought one...again, drive a manual TL SH-AWD and report back

The SH-AWD system is very impressive, the first Torque Vectoring AWD...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-26-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
It will be a step up if you get all the bells and...

It will be a step up if you get all the bells and whistles (gizmos and electronics) but in terms of performance it's a wash and the TL has actually a sportier feel where the 535 is quieter and more...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-26-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
Years ago during a test, a manual TL SH-AWD was...

Years ago during a test, a manual TL SH-AWD was able to go faster on a track than a F90 335i (both RWD and xDrive) and an S4...the agility considering the size is truly impressive, just saying....
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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-26-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
It is not hysterical....granted I agree with you...

It is not hysterical....granted I agree with you in much of what you said...Acura as brand is not comparable to BMW, obviously.

Do not get me started about that turd on wheels that the RLX is..I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-26-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
They are not is you read the detailed specs of...

They are not is you read the detailed specs of the car there the difference are listed.....hondanews.com is a good source of info.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-26-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
The entire suspension tuning is different, high...

The entire suspension tuning is different, high tech dampers, steering tuning is different, more lightweight component in the suspension itself, added rigidity to the chassis, much more premium...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-26-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
You can get all the kick you want but your should...

You can get all the kick you want but your should actually drive a TL SH-AWD especially 6 speed manual and tell me is not fun or rewarding to drive and it feels very solid.

I agree that a 5 Series...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-25-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,259
Posted By duberalles
I was in the same boat, when I got my Acura TL...

I was in the same boat, when I got my Acura TL SH-AWD 6MT I cross shopped with a 535i xDrive....several TL owners did look at the 5 Series.

The comparison is not as far fetched as someone may...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-25-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,519
Posted By duberalles
Please school me on lease negotiation.

For the first time we are considering leasing for my wife's next car, we usually always buy...can you please explain to me the dynamics of a good car leasing negotiation?

I got the buying...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-21-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,597
Posted By duberalles
The 3 Series it is the icon it is because of the...

The 3 Series it is the icon it is because of the very fast versions and the M3....if the 3 Series were just the 320i and the 328i they would not be as coveted as they are...simple.

In general all...
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