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URL: http://riceornot.ricecop.com/?auto=31247
Submitted by: SuperCivic
Comments: 24  (Read/Post)     Favorites: 0  (View)
Submitted on: 03-17-2004
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contour svt. poor thing.


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3-17-2004 @ 07:02:08 PM
Posted By : V8Tbird Reply | Edit | Del
People buy these things thinking their getting a SVT mustang. Hate to tell you kiddo. You just bought yourself a Contour, and only made it worse by thinking it cool.

3-17-2004 @ 07:45:26 PM
Posted By : Lemming Reply | Edit | Del
Bull. Most people who buy the non-Cobra SVT cars probably know what they're getting. Sure, the Contour may not have had that much in the way of straight-line power, but they supposedly handle well enough.

3-17-2004 @ 11:02:48 PM
Posted By : V8Tbird Reply | Edit | Del
This car was built to get old people to their Bingo games. Why they came out with an SVT contour I'm not sure? Whats next? The SVT windstar? OH!!! Look at me Look at me I have a SVT, like the cobra, only not fast, and kind of silly looking.

3-17-2004 @ 11:07:06 PM
Posted By : Lemming Reply | Edit | Del
Yeah, it's not like they've made an SVT Focus, or anything. Or for that matter, a faster Taurus before SVT even came out.

The SVT Contours admittedly weren't that huge a hit. But they were faster than the regular Contours, they looked better in many ways, and they supposedly handled better.

3-17-2004 @ 11:40:20 PM
Posted By : solid_snake Reply | Edit | Del
you don't get it, SVT contours are a degradation of the SVT name which apparently only belongs on cobras which also has name degradation going on from the original cobras.
or something I guess

3-18-2004 @ 12:32:50 AM
Posted By : camino83 Reply | Edit | Del
#3, an SVT windstar would be awesome...*runs out and rebadges grandparents new van* wewt.

3-18-2004 @ 08:43:23 AM
Posted By : SuperCivic Reply | Edit | Del
#4, uhm..actually they do have an svt focus. rally rims, projectors....i dont think they're that bad.

speaking of tauruses, we jsut bought one yesterday. got $500 for our 2000 intrepid. that was alot of fun. :p its nice though...power everything, 6 disc changer, royal blue...i love driving that thing.

3-18-2004 @ 08:43:58 AM
Posted By : Lemming Reply | Edit | Del
#7, Sarcasm > you.

3-18-2004 @ 08:50:23 AM
Posted By : SuperCivic Reply | Edit | Del
well, i saw no :p so how was i to know.

[Edited by SuperCivic on 3-18-2004 @ 08:50:37 AM]

3-18-2004 @ 08:57:27 AM
Posted By : Lemming Reply | Edit | Del
#9, Because I followed it up with the mention that there was never a performance-oriented Taurus, either, which is also false--the SHO predated the formation of the SVT division. :p

[Edited by Lemming on 3-18-2004 @ 08:58:15 AM]

3-18-2004 @ 08:58:46 AM
Posted By : DiRF  Reply | Edit | Del
#6, Well...Ford made a hi-po Windstar before they had the SVT branding to put on cars...

It was a concept called the "SHOstar"...and, incidentally, it was the first vehicle, to my recollection, to sport Altezzas (even before the Toyota Altezza/Lexus IS).

3-18-2004 @ 09:05:58 AM
Posted By : SuperDave479 Reply | Edit | Del
#11, Eww...

[Edited by SuperDave479 on 3-18-2004 @ 09:06:28 AM]

3-18-2004 @ 09:09:02 AM
Posted By : DiRF  Reply | Edit | Del
#12, Yep, thar she is. Not really THAT bad looking, except for the taillights and the roof. I like the headlights.

3-18-2004 @ 09:09:38 AM
Posted By : Lemming Reply | Edit | Del
#12, Actually, I kind of like the front shot, but the taillamps are bad and I don't like the wheels (they look almost like "drag star" style wheels, and that's silly on a van).

3-18-2004 @ 09:10:36 AM
Posted By : SuperDave479 Reply | Edit | Del
#13, I don't know. It's a minivan. They're all ugly to me. I hate this color and the taillights.

3-18-2004 @ 09:10:37 AM
Posted By : SuperCivic Reply | Edit | Del

3-18-2004 @ 09:13:36 AM
Posted By : Lemming Reply | Edit | Del
I think it looks reasonably good for what it is.

3-18-2004 @ 09:19:17 AM
Posted By : SuperDave479 Reply | Edit | Del
Better-looking minivan:
APC Dodge Grand Caravan eXtreme

Still ugly though.

3-18-2004 @ 09:20:52 AM
Posted By : Lemming Reply | Edit | Del
#18, That would look good, except it is too low (I don't like the way that the tops of the wheels are practically tucked into the wells) and involves APC.

3-18-2004 @ 09:21:29 AM
Posted By : SuperDave479 Reply | Edit | Del
#19, Yeah I agree. That and the taillights.

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