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Old 01-31-2014, 02:49 PM   #1
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Default I thought my L was a 'big" car...

So, after driving an SL2 and a Celica, I found myself enjoying the comfort and space of what I thought was a big car. Then I looked outside last night and saw my L parked next to the Vue, a land yacht, and a 4-door Ford pickup! I felt like I was seeing the SL2 parked there!



It looks so small!

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Old 01-31-2014, 03:18 PM   #2
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Default Re: I thought my L was a 'big" car...

A Vue may be considered a mini land yacht. An Escalade is a land yacht.

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Old 01-31-2014, 03:52 PM   #3
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Default Re: I thought my L was a 'big" car...

That is true. An Escalade can be good for X/C trips (very comfortable) but I couldn't drive one every day. Though the 1970's Chevy Schooner just barely squeezes into that spot, and many times takes part of the parking structure with it... But, that is off topic.

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Old 01-31-2014, 06:01 PM   #4
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Default Re: I thought my L was a 'big" car...

Do you notice how low to the ground the Chevy is? I notice how low the tops of the hoods and trunks of old cars are all the time.

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Old 01-31-2014, 06:35 PM   #5
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Default Re: I thought my L was a 'big" car...

I think it only looks low due to the fact that it is so wide and long. I don't think it's any lower than the L, but is sure is like having two L's side by side!

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