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Old 06-05-2019, 03:37 PM
Ashtura is offline
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Originally Posted by UltraVires View Post
Obviously I'm not a car guy, but to me and probably to most people, if you took the labels off of a Mercedes and put Ford Tempo emblems on it, I doubt that 98% of people would notice the difference.

Other than the status, what objective features make the car so desirable?
The reason you can't tell a difference from the outside is they are, very often, the trendsetters. Often other companies take design cues, sometimes with blatant ripoffs. It is not really an incredible technical feat to make a car that looks like another car.