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'Variable Swirl' Sparks Diesel's American Return

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a.saji
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Re: Premium Diesel
a.saji   8/16/2013 4:10:01 AM
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@Cadmen: Yes they have done some good work recently. Yes it is unfair if you say no as an overall result on them.   

rpl3000
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Re: Premium Diesel
rpl3000   8/15/2013 10:33:28 AM
I was just recenlty in Germany and I drove 4 turbo diesel rentals. Hyundai I30, Ford Focus, Merc A-class, and a Ford C-max. They were all pretty awesome. Tons of torque, no turbo lag and they all went 200kph on the autobahn. I have the feeling that the small cars over here are 10 years behind the European offerings. Especially in the wagon and hatch models.

naperlou
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Re: Premium Diesel
naperlou   8/15/2013 9:45:43 AM
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Many of the diesels in Europe have great performance.  When I took my driver's test in England I had an examiner who was a real gear head (I had been briefed on the two examiners).  So, I got him talking about hot cars.  I didn't have to do half of what is usually required.  One of the cars he liked was a turbo diesel.  He had driven it in Germany on the Autobahn.  They really are much cleaner that diesels of old.

Cadman-LT
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Re: Premium Diesel
Cadman-LT   8/15/2013 9:05:16 AM
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I take that back. I think they have made some decent desiels. Fast ones at that! 

Cadman-LT
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Re: Premium Diesel
Cadman-LT   8/15/2013 9:02:30 AM
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in fact I HATE deisel...but if it does good then ok

Cadman-LT
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Cadman-LT   8/15/2013 8:59:18 AM
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gotta love deisel is all I can say.

rpl3000
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rpl3000   8/15/2013 8:14:30 AM
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I think that buyers of "premium diesel" cars will look elsewhere. In the mean time I'm still looking for a replacement for my '02 tdi golf......

Where is my 'cheap diesel'?

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