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Well, he was wairting until 2009, hope he's happy.<br><B>BOY IS THIS THING ONE UGLY SUCKER</B>
 

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Re: Magoon's 2009 Acura TL (JRL)

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Re: Magoon's 2009 Acura TL (JRL)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>JRL</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Well, he was wairting until 2009, hope he's happy.<br><B>BOY IS THIS THING ONE UGLY SUCKER</B></TD></TR></TABLE><p>As I noted in the thread referenced above (and my posts in it), I definitely agree. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Magoon's 2009 Acura TL (JRL)

Too bad. The old one was a decent looking Honda. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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why honda? why? Please don't hire any more designers from GM.<p>I like the last TL, but never bought one because it's fwd. I was thinking - good job, finally get AWD for the TL, time to look into one. Then they pulled out this Saturn knock off. Have to wait for next gen again.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>ohw</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I like the last TL, but never bought one because it's fwd. I was thinking - good job, finally get AWD for the TL, time to look into one. Then they pulled out this Saturn knock off. Have to wait for next gen again.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Can I please have a 2008 TL-S with the SH-AWD? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Yes, very ungainly for an Acura - but cleaned up from the early proto's...<p><A HREF="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/11/Eliica.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://upload.wikimedia.org/wi...a.jpg</A><p>George Dill<p>
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>gdill2</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Yes, very ungainly for an Acura - but cleaned up from the early proto's...<p><A HREF="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/11/Eliica.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://upload.wikimedia.org/wi...a.jpg</A><p>George Dill<p></TD></TR></TABLE><p>LOL George.
 

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Re: Magoon's 2009 Acura TL (JRL)

I think you've got to see it in person first, for some reason Honda's always look better in the flesh. In the web photo's it looks akward and tacky and will not age well; however, that is what I thought when I first saw the latest CTS on the web, now that I've spotted them around town I think their absoultly fantastic and a great American alternative to the BMW/MB/Lexus crowd.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>DCPattie</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I think you've got to see it in person first, for some reason Honda's always look better in the flesh. In the web photo's it looks akward and tacky and will not age well; however, that is what I thought when I first saw the latest CTS on the web, now that I've spotted them around town I think their absoultly fantastic and a great American alternative to the BMW/MB/Lexus crowd.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Car and Driver made mention that it looks better in person, but that it's still ugly. <p>I've seen new TSX's in person and they're as ugly as they appear in print. My hopes for the new TL are not high.
 

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Re: Magoon's 2009 Acura TL (DCPattie)

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I think you've got to see it in person first, for some reason Honda's always look better in the flesh. In the web photo's it looks akward and tacky and will not age well ...<br>QUOTE]<p>Great, they are just ugly in person vs Really ugly in pictures.
 

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I'm sure we'll get used to the looks even if we don't love it. Aside from that, plenty will sell because it is a very competent car. I just hate that it's even bigger and heavier, so it needs the thirstier 3.5L engine to keep up performance. The 3.2 could easily get 30mpg. Outstanding value.
 

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What is the matter with Honda? Every single Honda or Acura model released in the past few years looks like it has been beaten with an ugly stick. The Ridgeline is uglier than the Aztek. The new Accord is hideous with that bug-eyed beak. And Acura, WTF. Did they have a design the ugliest grill contest for 7th graders in Japan??? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>fugly: <br><IMG SRC="http://www.blogsmithmedia.com/www.autoblog.com/media/2008/08/acura-tl-1280-07_opt.jpg" BORDER="0"><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by BarentsBlueV50 at 12:32 PM 9-16-2008</i>
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>BarentsBlueV50</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">What is the matter with Honda? Every single Honda or Acura model released in the past few years looks like it has been beaten with an ugly stick. The Ridgeline is uglier than the Aztek. The new Accord is hideous with that bug-eyed beak. And Acura, WTF. Did they have a design the ugliest grill contest for 7th graders in Japan??? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> <p></TD></TR></TABLE><p>mmm, OK. We all of opinions. I'm not a fan of the grill, but I can't agree we anything else you write. The 04-08 TL is the best car they have made since the Legend and best looking as well, and I'd say it is better than the Legend against its respective competition. What's funny to me about this thread is that this is Volvo enthusiasts down on the looks of another group. We're not exactly known for having the best looking cars. That said, Volvo won a few design awards for the C30/C70/S80.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>PPower</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">The 04-08 TL is the best car they have made since the Legend and best looking as well, and I'd say it is better than the Legend against its respective competition.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Which is why I asked.....<p><TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>MagoonR</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Can I please have a 2008 TL-S with the SH-AWD? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE>
 

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PP, I agree about the '04 TL. I am talking about new car debuts in the last couple of years. The Ridgline, yuck. The new MDX, ugh. The new TSX, fugly. The new CRV, definite step backwards. etc...
 
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