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Old 07-30-2002, 05:52   #1 (permalink)
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Most of your have probably seen this but for those that haven't, I was happy to see how well recieved it was
HERE, especially by the Holden fans. I've also been noticing that the VY spy pics seem to be making quite a few unhappy about where Holden is going.... interesting. I think it looks OK actually.

I just want to say I personally love the new XR look. I've always preferred the more subtle approach (so yes I loved the S1 T-series). So when I'm old enough and earning enough I think I'll get a black XR Turbo lowered, spoiler removed, tinted, bigger wheels... :s5
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Old 07-30-2002, 06:03   #2 (permalink)
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I think Ford is going to sell heap and heaps of XR's, be they XR8's or XR6 turbo's. So far I like what I see, but it still depends on what motors, how powerful they are, what the interior and the dash looks like before I decide which one I'll buy.
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What VY spy pics, the artist impression in motor or have you seen real ones.
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What VY spy pics, the artist impression in motor or have you seen real ones.
The artist impression in Motor is the real deal. The front end is spot on, exactly what will be released.
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Old 07-30-2002, 20:45   #6 (permalink)
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If the pic in MOTOR is very close, then i reckon Holden have copied Ford!
The front air-dam/spoiler look very similar to the AU2-3 XR body kit. Any one agree?
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If the pic in MOTOR is very close, then i reckon Holden have copied Ford!
The front air-dam/spoiler look very similar to the AU2-3 XR body kit. Any one agree?
i wanna see! do you have a scanned pic of it? please?? :)
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Old 07-30-2002, 21:35   #8 (permalink)
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It's in the latest Motor mag. With the Lambo and SV300 on the cover.
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Old 07-30-2002, 23:03   #9 (permalink)
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That ain't a spy shot... It's computer generated. You can tell, because, A) the fog light on the right is too big for the one on the left, and B) the lights dont match up.
But, that may just be the wonderful Holden quality control...
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If the pic in MOTOR is very close, then i reckon Holden have copied Ford!
The front air-dam/spoiler look very similar to the AU2-3 XR body kit. Any one agree?
apparently one of fords BA designers happened to quit from ford one day and was working at holden the next....

but i dont know how true that is , but if it is it would explain alot.....

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