M45 vs. XJR discussion thread from a different board....

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M45 vs. XJR discussion thread from a different board....

Postby rsiwicki » Mon Jul 12, 2004 4:45 am



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Postby 1992Q45A » Mon Jul 12, 2004 4:45 am

Oh god. If I reply to this, it will get ugly :)

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Postby zinkie13 » Mon Jul 12, 2004 4:45 am

Peronsally....Even though I now have a Jag I would much rather "sit in a lawn chair" and look at an M45 than an XJR. XJR's still have practically the same body style as jags that are 20 years old!

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Postby maxnix » Mon Jul 12, 2004 4:45 am

Nothing wrong with an XK8 for looks.

Are you sure the 1997 XK8 has the updated guide design?

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Postby 1992Q45A » Mon Jul 12, 2004 4:45 am

Yea XK8 not XJ8

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Postby szh » Mon Jul 12, 2004 4:45 am

The XKR is fine too ... looks wise.

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Postby 90Q45blue » Mon Jul 12, 2004 4:45 am

Ok somebody HAS to reply to JohnG in that thread. He's the one that says he wants a 1st-gen Q real bad. He looks like a potential NICO member and definite Q owner in the making.

Nick :)

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Postby Jesda » Mon Jul 12, 2004 4:45 am

I cannot fault Jaguar's incredible styling inside and out. So much class, finesse, and grace. But the G50 fits like an Armani suit. :)

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Postby zinkie13 » Mon Jul 12, 2004 4:45 am

Anyone else think the front of xk8's look like a catfish? haha

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Postby rsiwicki » Mon Jul 12, 2004 4:45 am

both the Jags & Infiniti's are great in their different prospectives for different tastes....

I did not think that any of them were bashing Infiniti (maybe styling, but that is more personal tastes which I can accept) and just thought it was an interesting post comparing the two different cars from a board outside of NICO

Also the knowledge that some had of the active suspension and HICAS impressed me as well......

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Postby driverdriver » Mon Jul 12, 2004 4:45 am

There is thread somewhere on this board concerning my impression of the XJR versus my J. I had a XJR for a week last fall trying to figure out if I wanted to trade it in for my J. My buddy who is a used car dealer had the vehicle. I loved the torqueness of the XJR, the wider power band and the knowledge that I could smoke most cars on the road with its near 400hp supercharged engine. What I didn't like was its unclear reliability record, gas mileage on premium petrol and the fact everything looks like its been shoe horned in under the hood. I Decided to keep the J.

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Postby Jesda » Mon Jul 12, 2004 4:45 am

I think the XK8 would be gorgeous with a Chrysler-style honeycomb grille -- perhaps not Chrysler sized but at least with the honeycomb look.

Otherwise yeah, it looks like a catfish. Sometimes I feel like throwing out a hook at the Jag dealer, reeling one in, and tossing it in a deep fryer!

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Postby PalmerWMD » Mon Jul 12, 2004 4:45 am

I went and invited one of their members.

Fred..:)

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Postby zinkie13 » Mon Jul 12, 2004 4:45 am

If it were that easy! I'd toss mine back in the river and get a new one! Since the chain tensioners i just got fixed 500 miles ago are making noise again like they wanna blow up! haha


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