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      05-08-2019, 09:46 AM   #1
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Fast forward to now, a base X1 with it's tall frumpy station wagon shape mated to a 4 cylinder with automatic transmission could do it in 6.3 seconds. Given enough time, a standard Toyota Corolla will be doing 0-60 in 3 seconds.
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Fast forward to now, a base X1 with it's tall frumpy station wagon shape mated to a 4 cylinder with automatic transmission could do it in 6.3 seconds. Given enough time, a standard Toyota Corolla will be doing 0-60 in 3 seconds.
Also, right now the Corolla comes standard with LED headlights!
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Fast forward to now, a base X1 with it's tall frumpy station wagon shape mated to a 4 cylinder with automatic transmission could do it in 6.3 seconds. Given enough time, a standard Toyota Corolla will be doing 0-60 in 3 seconds.
So will most cars when they're all electric
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Yesterday I saw a standard Toyota camery with 4 exhaust pipe in the parking lot.
Yes, the world is getting more wired.
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Yesterday I saw a standard Toyota camery with 4 exhaust pipe in the parking lot.
Yes, the world is getting more wired.
Haha, is that wired or weird?
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Both weird and wired!
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Thanks I just decided to do something else ‼️
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Fast forward to now, a base X1 with it's tall frumpy station wagon shape mated to a 4 cylinder with automatic transmission could do it in 6.3 seconds. Given enough time, a standard Toyota Corolla will be doing 0-60 in 3 seconds.
Which is a pretty good example of the fact that numbers don't tell the whole story of a car. Check out Chris Harris review of his own old, ratty M5. It feels good. It sounds good. Who cares if it's not a 4 second car
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I shut it off 2 minutes in. Boring AF.
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I sat through the whole video.
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Yesterday I saw a standard Toyota camery with 4 exhaust pipe in the parking lot.
Yes, the world is getting more wired.
I think if you look closely 2 of them are fake.
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Fast forward to now, a base X1 with it's tall frumpy station wagon shape mated to a 4 cylinder with automatic transmission could do it in 6.3 seconds. Given enough time, a standard Toyota Corolla will be doing 0-60 in 3 seconds.
And corrola will be electric
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