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Old 21st October 2010, 08:05   #46
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Has to be Italians. British cars tread a very fine line between boring and understated.
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Old 29th October 2010, 14:41   #47
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So many cars, so many options; my heart was getting itself in a twist and then i came across this site Smeg - The products

Anyone who can make domestic appliances so desirable must have something special in their DNA.

So i did the mambo italiano and voted for some Italian excitement and flair.
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Old 4th November 2010, 16:24   #48
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Saw a Flyingspur in the morning, & when I overtook (in office hours traffic of course) there was Linea in front of my RETB. Must say that the for once I thought that the Italian beauty is costlier than the Flyingspur... such was the beauty & craftsmanship.

But, British craftsmanship is actually hidden under the bonnet & in the interiors of the car, far from prying eyes of other road dwellers.
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Old 4th November 2010, 17:39   #49
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British cars are like "hookers", most people get bored with the same one, but Italian cars are like "wives", you keep them, thats how good Italian design is.
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Forget the british or italians . Without the Indians the world would not move . After all we designed the wheel .
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Forget the british or italians . Without the Indians the world would not move . After all we designed the wheel .
We did? I thought it was one of those things whose origin is unknown
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Well it's difficult to choose who's best since both, the Italians and British have created some stunning cars. But the new Jaguar CX-75 is a testimony to how exquisite British design is!

Overall I still feel the Italians reign, as they can even make affordable cars so gorgeous (eg. Grande Punto, Alfa Romeo Giulietta etc.)
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Old 4th November 2010, 20:10   #53
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Though styling is a subjective issue, IMO Italians rule the roost. Their cars demand immediate attention whenever you come across'em.
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Italians. From the British, the Aston Martin DB series. Thats about it.
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Old 4th November 2010, 20:25   #55
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Voted for British Designs, personal choice of Bentley Arnage, Jaguar (design is British) et al
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Do we need to add the French in the list?!
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