Bob Lutz: "There's no doubt that a design-driven philosophy is the only one that will work. People who are not sensitive to design, people who don't care about vehicles, people who view a vehicle as an appliance, they just default to Toyota. We will never win that one."
Wow, I would have never known about something like this except for reading it here. That's how much consideration I give to imports.
Although I have to confess, I was the Chief Mate of a ship that used to bring them into the country 5000 at a time. I hope you guys don't hold it against me, I only did it 3 times on voyages around the world.
20k for the trany? i dunno if i believe that considering the car is 70k....that means over 1/4 of the cost of that thing is tied up in the trany.....And if its true HAHAHAHA Nissan Is doing Bad business Cause 75k Z06 trany is about 2500 lol.