While You Were Sleeping: January 6th, 2015

Derek Kreindler
by Derek Kreindler
while you were sleeping january 6th 2015

Another car carrier incident, another hot Porsche and Chinese channel stuffing. Oh and the MINI Paceman is dead.

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  • Vulpine Vulpine on Jan 06, 2015

    I figured this was coming; too many companies were trying to take advantage of what could only be a short-term market flood.

  • Quentin Quentin on Jan 06, 2015

    Someone needs to trim down BMW's lineup, too. The 8 iterations of the 3 series sized cars is getting out of control.

    • JohnnyFirebird JohnnyFirebird on Jan 06, 2015

      For markets like Canada this is especially rough: what are the odds that they're going to have a 3 series sedan / wagon / GT in 320 / 328 / 335 / 335d spec with or without xDrive that a client wants, in the colour the client wants? Even at port or through other dealers it's unlikely. Either factory order or forget about "building and pricing" your ideal 3 series.

  • Fordson Fordson on Jan 06, 2015

    "The internet is up in arms about the Mustang Ecoboost losing power on regular fuel – just like every other turbocharged engine by any manufacturer does." Fixed that for you. And in other late-breaking news, turbocharged engines return poorer fuel economy when driven hard. Those damn turbo engines...

  • Sector 5 Sector 5 on Jan 06, 2015

    They've gotta get that hull off sandbar soon.My guess they loaded the 1/3rd one area for quick on/off. Then engaged ballast to compensate. Something broke.