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Looks 14 13.86%
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Old 3rd December 2008, 22:51   #31
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nitronium, would you rather be/want a sexy as hell human with inadequate/wrong equipment ?

I guess the same goes for cars
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Old 3rd December 2008, 22:53   #32
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nitronium, would you rather be/want a sexy as hell human with inadequate/wrong equipment ?

I guess the same goes for cars
ha ha ha...! A brilliant analogy greenhorn. An absolute masterpiece!
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Old 4th December 2008, 01:21   #33
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nitronium, would you rather be/want a sexy as hell human with inadequate/wrong equipment ?

I guess the same goes for cars
This is pure genius!

BTW, I voted performance. Given a choice, i'd go for what makes me feel good while driving rather than what looks good parked.

After all when i'm driving a car, I cannot see the exteriors. Its the performance that puts a smile on my face.
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Old 4th December 2008, 14:18   #34
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On this forum- performance should be winner. Otherwise also, looks of the car is subjective and evolved looks have always been associated with the need to improve performance & desirability. But yes what sells most is practicality and affordability.
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Old 4th December 2008, 15:35   #35
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Between the two, it would be performance. But if I were to buy a car, as some have already mentioned, it would several factors including the gadgets and gizmos that come along. Ofcourse there will be a compromise some where but I would compromise more on the looks than the performance.
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Old 4th December 2008, 16:03   #36
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I voted for performance., though I will prefer performance with looks. One thing is for sure performance with out look I won’t opt .
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Judging by the Poll result so far Performance seems to be winning hands down.
So Indian consumer is not so naive after all
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Judging by the Poll result so far Performance seems to be winning hands down.
So Indian consumer is not so naive after all
I think this poll may be slightly biased cause most of members here are there for love of the car... Those who buy the car for looks would never register here cause they wouldn't care about technicalities! That's just my opinion.
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Judging by the Poll result so far Performance seems to be winning hands down.
So Indian consumer is not so naive after all
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I think this poll may be slightly biased cause most of members here are there for love of the car... Those who buy the car for looks would never register here cause they wouldn't care about technicalities! That's just my opinion.
Not to forget, if you added a third criteria - Mileage Only - quite a few of my brethren here would have hit that button

Me, being a fool, would have still gone for the FTD factor & said - Looks & Mileage would be added bonuses
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Be it your car or your woman, looks will only feel good for a short while. Performance is what matters on the long haul.
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Old 5th December 2008, 00:26   #41
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Economy over looks, performance or anything else for my primary car.

Do huge commuting in a day.

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Old 5th December 2008, 14:32   #42
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Features and practicality , more than looks and performance
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