Re: [MBZ] The demise pf Pruis h*ters

2015-09-12 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Rick wrote: > You need to watch the whole episode‎. South Park Season 10 Episode 2. It's on > Hulu. > Hulu used to happen. Hulu upgraded their requirements. My machine is 15+ years old, so... yeah, SouthPark ain't happenin. the youtube summary was back and forth preachy mao

Re: [MBZ] The demise pf Pruis h*ters

2015-09-11 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Like this? http://www.ebay.com/itm/LOT-OF-TWO-MICROTURBO-SAPHIRE-TURBINE-APU-PACKAGES-FOR-FALCON-CORPORATE-JET-/271958346624?hash=item3f51fb0b80=mtr On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 11:33 PM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I like the idea of having a back-up fossil fuel engine

Re: [MBZ] The demise pf Pruis h*ters

2015-09-11 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
As a young boy growing up in Indianapolis, I vividly recall the revolutionary application of a gas turbine in a major motorsports event: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STP-Paxton_Turbocar Under full race setup the reciprocating engined cars would easily exceed 120 db sound levels. Andy’s car

Re: [MBZ] The demise pf Pruis h*ters

2015-09-11 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Definitely not pointless - Toymotors is selling a lot of them - profit is the point. On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 9:58 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Dimitri sez: Was thinking the same thing. Prius is a pointless turd. >> > > Naa, not pointless. It allows them to

Re: [MBZ] The demise pf Pruis h*ters

2015-09-11 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Subject: Re: [MBZ] The demise pf Pruis h*ters Rick wrote: > "Smug" WOW - sooo preachy! I can't even decipher the point. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delive

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2015-09-11 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Rick wrote: > "Smug" WOW - sooo preachy! I can't even decipher the point. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

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2015-09-10 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I understand the new models will come factory standard with BERNIE 2016 badges permanently affixed. --R (who TRIMMED HIS POST) On 9/10/15 11:52 AM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: AUTOS:Toyota unveils a Prius that moves beyond 50 mpg with a sleeker design

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2015-09-10 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 10/09/2015 11:21 AM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes wrote: I still hate them on principle. Mostly because of their owners who seem to exude a green righteousness. ___ And some who seem afraid to touch the pedal in case the gasoline engine might actually be

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2015-09-10 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I still hate them on principle. Mostly because of their owners who seem to exude a green righteousness. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

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2015-09-10 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
I like the idea of having a back-up fossil fuel engine in a hybrid, I just wish they'd use a sensible Diesel engine . . . . . On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 12:40 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I apologize - should be "Prius" > > Anyway, I don't like the styling

Re: [MBZ] The demise pf Pruis h*ters

2015-09-10 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
hursday, September 10, 2015 1:48 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] The demise pf Pruis h*ters I like the idea of having a back-up fossil fuel engine in a hybrid, I just wish they'd use a sensible Diesel engine . . . . . On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 12:40 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@okie

Re: [MBZ] The demise pf Pruis h*ters

2015-09-10 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
fo...@gmail.com> Sent: Thursday, September 10, 2015 1:58 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] The demise pf Pruis h*ters Good point.  Probably too heavy to make economic sense... On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 1:48 PM, OK Don via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I like the idea of having a

Re: [MBZ] The demise pf Pruis h*ters

2015-09-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I apologize - should be "Prius" Anyway, I don't like the styling and would prefer an all-electric car. On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 12:39 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > On 10/09/2015 11:21 AM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes wrote: > >> I still hate them on principle.

Re: [MBZ] The demise pf Pruis h*ters

2015-09-10 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Good point. Probably too heavy to make economic sense... On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 1:48 PM, OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > I like the idea of having a back-up fossil fuel engine in a hybrid, I just > wish they'd use a sensible Diesel engine . . . . . > > On Thu, Sep 10, 2015

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2015-09-10 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
You mean this one? Interesting! Be great to have one. Gerry 2016 Mercedes-Benz E250 Bluetec 2.1 L, 4 cyl, Auto 7-spd, Diesel EPA Fuel Economy Combined: 33 MPG City: 28 MPG Highway: 42 MPG Annual Fuel Cost*: $1,200 *Based on 45% highway, 55% city driving, 15,000 annual miles and current fuel

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2015-09-10 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Yes, and I'll bet that real world mileage will be far better than the EPA figures, just like with current models. Prius-beating fuel consumption, but with luxury and safety vice a hard buzzy ride. Upfront cost is a little higher... -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On September

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2015-09-10 Thread Dimitri via Mercedes
Was thinking the same thing. Prius is a pointless turd. Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 10, 2015, at 3:16 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes > wrote: > > I'll never forget the car review comparing a Mercedes E class diesel with a > Prius, whereby the M-car returned essentially

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2015-09-10 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Dimitri sez: Was thinking the same thing. Prius is a pointless turd. Naa, not pointless. It allows them to feel all pious and holier than thou... That's the point of having one. (Gerry excepted) ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

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2015-09-10 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
‎Jim sez : >> I still hate them on principle. >>Mostly because of their owners >>who  >> seem to >> exude a green righteousness. >I call them smugmobiles. "Smug" http://youtu.be/AnFAAdOBB1c ‎ Rick  ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

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2015-09-10 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
I still hate them on principle. Mostly because of their owners who seem to exude a green righteousness. I call them smugmobiles. -- Jim ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

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2015-09-10 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
An escort diesel or a rabbit diesel would get 50 MPG. A quantum/audi 4000 turbodiesel would get 45 MPG fully loaded @70 MPH. that is 40 year old technology. You mean this one? Interesting! Be great to have one. Gerry 2016 Mercedes-Benz E250 Bluetec 2.1 L, 4 cyl, Auto 7-spd, Diesel EPA

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2015-09-10 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
I like the idea of having a back-up fossil fuel engine in a hybrid, I just wish they'd use a sensible Diesel engine The strength of a diesel is at partial throttle, which is not necessary in a series hybrid. I think the _best_ series hybrid would be a small turbine engine. Turbines, gas, and

Re: [MBZ] The demise pf Pruis h*ters

2015-09-10 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
I'll never forget the car review comparing a Mercedes E class diesel with a Prius, whereby the M-car returned essentially the same fuel consumption in far more comfort, safety, and class. I am pretty sure that was with the V6 diesel engine; now that we are getting the 4 cylinder in a Mercedes,

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2015-09-10 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
com> Sent: Thursday, September 10, 2015 3:08 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] The demise pf Pruis h*ters > OK Don wrote: > > I like the idea of having a back-up fossil fuel engine in > a hybrid, I just wish they'd use a sensible Diesel > engine . . . . . Andrew wrote: Good point.

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2015-09-10 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
> > OK Don wrote: > > > > I like the idea of having a back-up fossil fuel engine in > > a hybrid, I just wish they'd use a sensible Diesel > > engine . . . . . > Andrew wrote: > > Good point. Probably too heavy to make economic sense... A diesel isn't necessarily heavy. Cessna now sells the

Re: [MBZ] The demise pf Pruis h*ters

2015-09-10 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Thursday, September 10, 2015 1:48 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] The demise pf Pruis h*ters I like the idea of having a back-up fossil fuel engine in a hybrid, I just wish they'd use a sensible Diesel engine . . . . . On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 12:40 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes < mercedes@ok

Re: [MBZ] The demise pf Pruis h*ters

2015-09-10 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
It looks surprisingly like a Chevy Volt... ;) Finally going to beat the mileage mark laid down by the gen 3 Jetta TDI... Actually the original Honda Insite probably holds the record for high mileage in the US anyway. -Curt From: Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes To: