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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:38 pm    Post subject: Toyota C-HR  Reply with quote

A Toyota with an interesting interior and an edgy exterior that does not look too silly. Wow. Whatever next?

Perhaps they took the Lexus designers, reduced their meds down to safer levels and let them loose?

This might actually be a Toyota that people want to buy.

http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-revi...2017-toyota-c-hr-18-hybrid-review





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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 2:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

C HR IS  not the car for me  
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 2:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think that looks pretty good. My wife saw the Lexus coupe when we escaped from the house for a while on Saturday afternoon and she commented that its sharp looks were so much fresher than all the blobby styling from other manufacturers (the new C Class coupe is according to her an ugly, overpriced Hyundai with a change of badge)
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 3:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like that too but it needs a proper petrol-electric hybrid power train rather than the asthmatic none sense from the Prius; then I could pull The Shed with it.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 4:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Although it's not a car for me, I'd rather see a car that doesn't try to look just as it did in 1974.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 4:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Grampa wrote:
Although it's not a car for me, I'd rather see a car that doesn't try to look just as it did in 1974.


Like a Mini you mean?  
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 6:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It does look sharp, but if What Car's (more detailed) review is anything to go by, it seems like more style than substance. Interior and boot space appears to be somewhat poor.

http://www.whatcar.com/toyota/c-hr/4x4/review/
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You need to get yourself a Roomy Ben...
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BeN wrote:
It does look sharp, but if What Car's (more detailed) review is anything to go by, it seems like more style than substance. Interior and boot space appears to be somewhat poor.

http://www.whatcar.com/toyota/c-hr/4x4/review/


Surely no one, let alone a 20something, single,  motoring journalist, should be choosing prospective wheels based on What Car reviews?!?!
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BeN wrote:
It does look sharp, but if What Car's (more detailed) review is anything to go by, it seems like more style than substance. Interior and boot space appears to be somewhat poor.

http://www.whatcar.com/toyota/c-hr/4x4/review/


What Car? Score each car on the basis of;

1) Boot size
2) Boot shape
3) Load height
4) Rear visibility

Then everything else a distant 5th

Never, ever use a What Car? review to buy a car.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Edgy = Ugly as fuck, in this case.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It looks like a Juke fucked a Civic.
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You'd never mistake it for a Golf!
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 1:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PhilD wrote:
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Although it's not a car for me, I'd rather see a car that doesn't try to look just as it did in 1974.


Like a Mini you mean?  
 
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 5:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Giant wrote:
BeN wrote:
It does look sharp, but if What Car's (more detailed) review is anything to go by, it seems like more style than substance. Interior and boot space appears to be somewhat poor.

http://www.whatcar.com/toyota/c-hr/4x4/review/


Surely no one, let alone a 20something, single,  motoring journalist, should be choosing prospective wheels based on What Car reviews?!?!


Well no. But I'd like at least some space in the boot to, you know, bring stuff home. And also do that young people thing of ferrying bicycles and shit like most people who buy these cars tend to do.  
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 5:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BeN wrote:
Giant wrote:
BeN wrote:
It does look sharp, but if What Car's (more detailed) review is anything to go by, it seems like more style than substance. Interior and boot space appears to be somewhat poor.

http://www.whatcar.com/toyota/c-hr/4x4/review/


Surely no one, let alone a 20something, single,  motoring journalist, should be choosing prospective wheels based on What Car reviews?!?!


Well no. But I'd like at least some space in the boot to, you know, bring stuff home. And also do that young people thing of ferrying bicycles and shit like most people who buy these cars tend to do.  


Like what? Its 100 litres more than mine and I have a child!

The bike can go on top, or fold the sets down. Harris managed to cart his around in an FF so I'm sure your mythical bike will fit in fine Ben  
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 5:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The FF's boot space is huge though...
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 5:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BeN wrote:
Giant wrote:
BeN wrote:
It does look sharp, but if What Car's (more detailed) review is anything to go by, it seems like more style than substance. Interior and boot space appears to be somewhat poor.

http://www.whatcar.com/toyota/c-hr/4x4/review/


Surely no one, let alone a 20something, single,  motoring journalist, should be choosing prospective wheels based on What Car reviews?!?!


Well no. But I'd like at least some space in the boot to, you know, bring stuff home. And also do that young people thing of ferrying bicycles and shit like most people who buy these cars tend to do.  


Bikes should either be on the roof or on the back, don't really understand why you'd want to put one in your car unless so attached to it a 'dirty weekend in the country' really means in the given sense...with a bike.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BeN wrote:
The FF's boot space is huge though...


Well, maybe you should get one then!
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A friend's just bought one.  Have pulled his leg that he needs to get some stupid sunglasses, as the cinema trailer shows lots of desperately hipsterish twats sporting them, and who are all slack-jawed in admiration at the car.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's a real Marmite car this - which is a good thing IMHO. I saw one last week and thought it looked good, then I saw one yesterday and was less keen. So it appears I like Marmite on alternate days.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 25, 2017 9:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I saw several in Gibraltar last week. Seems popular there! I like it, too.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 26, 2017 12:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Afraid to say this is another "Sow's ear from a silk purse" machine.  Edgier than a broadsword it may be but the ugly butter knife was really hot when that got a slapping.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 26, 2017 12:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think it looks an absolute mess, Honda are trying way too hard.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 26, 2017 3:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Humphrey The Pug wrote:
I think it looks an absolute mess, Honda are trying way too hard.


If they're styling Toyotas they certainly are!

I saw one this morning, I think it looks ace. It'd definitely be the crossover I'd choose were I forced to have one.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Colleague of mines just ran up to me with a brochure for the C-HR in hand. Turns our he's gone and bough one to replace his Auris. I sent him away last week to go and by a GT86 as he's rather partial to Toyotas. Oh well.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Giant wrote:
Humphrey The Pug wrote:
I think it looks an absolute mess, Honda are trying way too hard.


If they're styling Toyotas they certainly are!



   
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Giant wrote:
Humphrey The Pug wrote:
I think it looks an absolute mess, Honda are trying way too hard.


If they're styling Toyotas they certainly are!


Maybe this explains a lot. Manufacturers clearly get moles into the design departments of other manufacturers, whose job is to come up with shit designs or stupid idea. Trouble is, they're all at it.  
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

PhilD wrote:
Giant wrote:
Humphrey The Pug wrote:
I think it looks an absolute mess, Honda are trying way too hard.


If they're styling Toyotas they certainly are!



   


Lol!
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 02, 2017 12:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

simonp wrote:
It looks like a Juke fucked a Civic.


Saw one yesterday. I was right.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 02, 2017 12:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I saw one today - it's certainly an oddity.  I don't find it as wilfully ugly as the Juke, but can't decide whether I am going to warm to it or not.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Certainly striking, but I'm not sure it's in a good way, or not. Definitely looks better in a dark metallic like what saw yesterday.


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