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Old 30th March 2004, 00:10   #16
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addy, i was just goin on to say that koreans are concerned with handling too. yup, lambo was owned by megatech of indonesia for a while, if i'm not wrong. never meant to say that lotus is korean......it is still british by all means. maybe this new supercar also gets inputs from some famed handling experts. cheers.
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Old 30th March 2004, 00:20   #17
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If i am not mistaken, even Indonesian President Suharto's youngest son Tommy Suharto has [or had] a stake [60% i guess] in Lamborghini
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Old 30th March 2004, 00:34   #18
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ya he did have a stake, but not sure if its still there. lambo's been really passing hands *man. u remember the monstrous LMs (couple of them owned by the Brunei sultan) which was supposed to climb 120 degree slopes???!!! the car was a dammmmmnnnn lambo-hummer, but i liked it anyways...the m in the LM used to stand for Mimran, the Mimran bros. (food tycoons) who bought the company in 1980. From there, it went onto Chrysler, Megatech and now, finally Audi (which in turn is owned by VW).
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one thing good that Lambo is in safe hands. I mean to say that the Audi or VW designers do not interfere with Lambo. Or with Bentley.
But the same cannot be said for the Rolls Royce. Why the hell are BMW designers interfering with the Rolls designs?

P.S. Sorry for going off-track. cudnt help it.
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Old 31st March 2004, 22:49   #20
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hmmm another mix and match frm korea.........but these guys sure know how to sell their stuff man it isnt bad also the performance aspect is pretty good
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put in a nice powerful 4-cyl turbo-diesel that pumps out an awesome 60bhp and returns 14kpl in city driving conditions; add to that an unbeatable price tag of Rs. 4,00,000/- and it'll do great here!
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It has been more than 6 years, check this video:

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man. u remember the monstrous LMs (couple of them owned by the Brunei sultan) which was supposed to climb 120 degree slopes???!!!.
is there such a thing as a 120 degree slope ??? .
i guess 90 degree is vertical.
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i guess he meant 60 degree slope..
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Thumbs up Koreans are getting good.

Hmm. Koreans seems to be creeping into Toyota and Honda territories in terms of reliability eg. hyundai. Handling also would be upto the mark. If anyone heard about the Genesis coupe from Hyundai, you'd know many compare its handling to the Bimmer's and some even go the extent of saying it's better than the Bimmers. Anyways it's high time we change our perception about the Koreans. They make reliable and fun to drive cars as well, most importantly, they give bang for the buck cars !!!
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