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Old 01-22-2010, 12:32 PM
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Re: What don't you like about the 2011 model or what do you think is missing?

I think it looks nothing like the Arcadia......but if ya wanna be silly like that....I could probably find similarities in a Ferrari and a Prius-----LOL
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Old 01-22-2010, 12:34 PM
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Re: What don't you like about the 2011 model or what do you think is missing?

^^^ True that!!!
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Re: What don't you like about the 2011 model or what do you think is missing?

to me it looks like a bmw x5 in the back! i very much dislike the x5
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Old 01-22-2010, 12:43 PM
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Re: What don't you like about the 2011 model or what do you think is missing?

The X5 doesn't like you either Phuck face! I like the X5i (i = sport)
But honestly I'm not crazy about the back either. I wonder how it'll look with tinted tails? Someone photoshop one please!
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Re: What don't you like about the 2011 model or what do you think is missing?

I've always loved American cars with their design. The WK2 IMO, has lost a lot of it's originality. What I dislike the most is the rear part of it....and plastic fenders


This is the WK2 right? j/k
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Re: What don't you like about the 2011 model or what do you think is missing?

^^^ Yes. what gave it away the Toyota logo on the back??? LMAO
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Re: What don't you like about the 2011 model or what do you think is missing?

I think you can trace the look of the WK2 right back to the Cherokee. IMO...it hasnt veered one bit from its design evolution. Vehicles evolve and improve over generations. If the Grand still looked like the WK with a different interior....everyone would hate it...Right? Or wonder why they even bothered. Or if it still looked like the 94 Grand Cherokee with no design evolution at all. Most WJer's hated the WK....till they actually saw it in person and drove it. I personally hated the WJ...but I never drove one or even looked at one up close. Its an evolution people...this Grand is.....dare I say it......1000x or more better than the WK.
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Old 01-22-2010, 01:52 PM
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Re: What don't you like about the 2011 model or what do you think is missing?

I don't think anyone is arguing the need for evolution, I just think most of the people who have complained, just hate the similarities to seemingly inferior vehicles - namely the rear end, tailamps. I like the new WK2, but I'm with the others, I wish the tailamps didn't look so simliar to other SUV's. If they were more unique/authentic looking, that's be better IMO.
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Re: What don't you like about the 2011 model or what do you think is missing?

to my knowledge....the lamps on the rear hatch are govt mandated on SUV's. The lamps to the side of those are prettyy darn similar to the WK rear lamps...maybe a little smaller....which was a complaint of WK haterz.(the rear lamps were too big)
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to my knowledge....the lamps on the rear hatch are govt mandated on SUV's. The lamps to the side of those are prettyy darn similar to the WK rear lamps...maybe a little smaller....which was a complaint of WK haterz.(the rear lamps were too big)
Is it a new regulation... 'cause our current WK's don't have any lighting on the hatch (aside from the 3rd brake light at the top).

Either way, it still looks strikingly similar to more than a few SUV's out there.

Not a big deal to me though, it wouldn't deter me from buying one.
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Re: What don't you like about the 2011 model or what do you think is missing?

Ive just seen it on all the new SUv's. And....my company makes the aluminum rear hatch...so i asked the corporate guy who worked on it if there was a govt mandate for the hatch lights and his only repsonse was "yep". Thats all i have to go off of. No idea if its true or not....
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Re: What don't you like about the 2011 model or what do you think is missing?

yea i agree with scott, alot of times in design the designers or company have to follow guidelines during the design process. I think the rear lights were part of that.
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