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Brabus Bullit Black Arrow

Posted in cars, mercedes, tunermobiles, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on August 14, 2008 by lee76

Death Proof.  That’s what comes to mind when I see the Brabus Bullit.  To describe cars by way of superlatives, you’ve got “cool,” “nice,” “awesome,” “sweet,” “sick,” and for special occasions “boss”.  But the Bullit is beyond even “boss;”  it gets another adjective: Death Proof.  Just look at it.   

 

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REVIEW: Best New and Used Luxury Cars Under $50K

Posted in acura, audi, bmw, cadillac, infiniti, lexus, mercedes, reviews with tags , , , , , , , , , on February 22, 2008 by listmaker

I was asked to render soem advice to someone looking to spend under $50K for a prestige-make car, and did not care if the car was slightly used:

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Lexus ES 350. If you’re going that route, my recommendation is to get a loaded Toyota Camry instead; it is the same car. The ES350 is a waste of money because it is a re-badged Camry with some different body treatments and a pretty interior. The Camry is a good, and rather big, car that should last with regular maintenance. Both cars are fairly powerful with the V6 but have namby-pamby handling performance. Braking is okay, not great. If you’re going leather with a Japanese car, I recommend an all-black interior because Japanese spray-dyed leather wears out very quickly.  A light-colored interior will look worn and “beat” well before it’s time.  Lexus Site

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