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Old 05-28-2016, 08:00 PM   #1
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Sure, its a custom. But its only a matter of time before the Germans (including Porsche) launch factory trucks. With SUV/CUV sales through the roof, how much longer can the Germans ignore the nearly 2M unit truck market? Probably not much longer.

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Old 05-28-2016, 08:21 PM   #2
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Not sure if it if fugly or cool looking
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Old 05-29-2016, 07:33 AM   #3
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looks like a modern day El Camino or Ranchero.
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Old 05-29-2016, 08:42 AM   #4
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VW has a truck (Amarok) in foreign markets already... akin to the Tacoma.

https://www.bing.com/images/search?q=vw+amarok&qpvt=vw+amarok&qpvt=vw+amarok&qpvt=vw+amarok&FORM=IGRE
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This is the answer to a question no one has asked.
It my be cool, but it's also totally pointless. No manufacturer sells many mid size trucks.
If you were truly truck shopping, wouldn't a Z71 Silverado (or any other full size V8 4x4) be what most North Americans would want to roll in?
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Old 05-30-2016, 07:20 AM   #6
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This is the answer to a question no one has asked.
It my be cool, but it's also totally pointless. No manufacturer sells many mid size trucks.
If you were truly truck shopping, wouldn't a Z71 Silverado (or any other full size V8 4x4) be what most North Americans would want to roll in?
I am wondering if the luxury truck market would be similar to the SUV market - meaning that the vast majority of SUV buyers essentially use their SUV like a minivan.

Might luxury German truck buyers purchase a mid-size truck since they will rarely use it for actual truck purposes?
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Old 05-30-2016, 11:57 AM   #7
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Hey - didn't Ford release the Ranger again last year in many parts of the world? And the Australian Holden is very popular. Those are both half-sized pickups, so must be a niche market in parts of the world.

Anything is possible.....but I still can't decide if the BMW is crazy ugly or actually kind of cool. Would have to see it in person to really decide.
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Maserati is making a SUV & I think Bentley & Jaguar is too.

I was looking forward to buying a Pontiac/Holden Camino based on driving a Holden Monaro 6-speed LS-1 right-hand drive version.
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smaller coupe utes are very popular in Australia, GM/holden (also sold in south africa as a chev) and the ford falcon ute available with hi po v8 and the fords with a turbo straight six


also an e39 m5 was made for stuart appleby
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Old 10-13-2016, 11:20 AM   #11
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That was supposed to be a link to an Olds 442 El Camino...
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