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Old 10 Apr 2004, 07:26 pm
Grumpy au Contraire
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Well, I guess that it had to happen sooner or later. Saw my first
"Element" today and what an gawd-awful lookin' thing it is. Looks like
Honda stylists joined up with their counterparts from GM with regards to
butt ugly transportation...


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1931 Studebaker President State Coupe (Q4)
1955 Studebaker President State Coupe
1955 Studebaker President State Sedan - Almost done Daily Driver
1956 Studebaker Power Hawk - Long Time Fun Car - (Will be burial
container)
1964 Studebaker Champ P/U T-6 Long Bed - Daily driver
1965 Honda Dream 305 - Long Time Friend
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1956 Leica M2
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Old 10 Apr 2004, 09:09 pm
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yeah, you either hate it or love it. I looked into getting one and dropping
my '99 Accord V6. Due to I need the transport space. The Element has a lot
of useable space contained within. (believe it)

When I think of the Element, I think of the "Vacation" movie at the
beginning when Griswold picks up the family truckster... "You think you hate
it now, wait till you drive it." EXCEPT, in this case, it is all positive
opinions from me. Sure I only test drove it, but I loved the functionality.
For laughs, go to a dealer and have the salesperson show it to you. Before
I went and sat in it, I hated them. What's funny is that the more you sit
in it and see all of the features, the more you start to like it.

If they only got rid of the plastic body cladding, they'd have an immediate
sale.

Keith






"Grumpy au Contraire" <Grumpy@doofis.FAKEcom> wrote in message
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> Well, I guess that it had to happen sooner or later. Saw my first
> "Element" today and what an gawd-awful lookin' thing it is. Looks like
> Honda stylists joined up with their counterparts from GM with regards to
> butt ugly transportation...
>
>
> --
> JT
>
> Just Peace 'n Quiet and a flock of Studebakers and other stuff!!!
>
> 1931 Studebaker President State Coupe (Q4)
> 1955 Studebaker President State Coupe
> 1955 Studebaker President State Sedan - Almost done Daily Driver
> 1956 Studebaker Power Hawk - Long Time Fun Car - (Will be burial
> container)
> 1964 Studebaker Champ P/U T-6 Long Bed - Daily driver
> 1965 Honda Dream 305 - Long Time Friend
> 1989 Honda CRX - Police Pound Project
> 1956 Leica M2



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Old 10 Apr 2004, 09:11 pm
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Grumpy au Contraire wrote:
> Well, I guess that it had to happen sooner or later. Saw my first
> "Element" today and what an gawd-awful lookin' thing it is. Looks
> like Honda stylists joined up with their counterparts from GM with
> regards to butt ugly transportation...


Yep looks like they hired the Pontiac Aztek guy after he got fired.

Mike


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Old 11 Apr 2004, 02:06 am
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actually it was designed after a 1950's Helms Bread Truck

http://members.tripod.com/glenthorne/helms3.jpg

but of course it only took the best of its design features.

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>
> Grumpy au Contraire wrote:
> > Well, I guess that it had to happen sooner or later. Saw my first
> > "Element" today and what an gawd-awful lookin' thing it is. Looks
> > like Honda stylists joined up with their counterparts from GM with
> > regards to butt ugly transportation...

>
> Yep looks like they hired the Pontiac Aztek guy after he got fired.
>
> Mike
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Old 11 Apr 2004, 02:11 am
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Artfulcodger wrote:
>
> Grumpy au Contraire wrote:
> > Well, I guess that it had to happen sooner or later. Saw my first
> > "Element" today and what an gawd-awful lookin' thing it is. Looks
> > like Honda stylists joined up with their counterparts from GM with
> > regards to butt ugly transportation...

>
> Yep looks like they hired the Pontiac Aztek guy after he got fired.
>
> Mike




My thoughts exactly...



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Old 11 Apr 2004, 02:16 am
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It is ugly, but in a much less offensive way than the Scion xB. The
Scion is so ugly you just want it put in the crusher.

Grumpy au Contraire wrote:
>
> Well, I guess that it had to happen sooner or later. Saw my first
> "Element" today and what an gawd-awful lookin' thing it is. Looks like
> Honda stylists joined up with their counterparts from GM with regards to
> butt ugly transportation...
>
> --
> JT
>
> Just Peace 'n Quiet and a flock of Studebakers and other stuff!!!
>
> 1931 Studebaker President State Coupe (Q4)
> 1955 Studebaker President State Coupe
> 1955 Studebaker President State Sedan - Almost done Daily Driver
> 1956 Studebaker Power Hawk - Long Time Fun Car - (Will be burial
> container)
> 1964 Studebaker Champ P/U T-6 Long Bed - Daily driver
> 1965 Honda Dream 305 - Long Time Friend
> 1989 Honda CRX - Police Pound Project
> 1956 Leica M2

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Old 11 Apr 2004, 08:56 am
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"Grumpy au Contraire" <Grumpy@doofis.FAKEcom> wrote in message
news:4078910D.E7188EBA@doofis.FAKEcom...
> Well, I guess that it had to happen sooner or later. Saw my first
> "Element" today and what an gawd-awful lookin' thing it is. Looks like
> Honda stylists joined up with their counterparts from GM with regards to
> butt ugly transportation...


In my mind the Element has surpassed the Pontiac Aztek as being the world's
ugliest vehicle. The Aztek looks like a Dempstey Dumpster on wheels to me;
and the Element looks like a mammoth-sized phone booth on wheels! Maybe that
other poster is right. Honda must have hired the designer of the Aztek after
GM canned him. ;-) LOL

R.M.


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Old 11 Apr 2004, 02:46 pm
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>If they only got rid of the plastic body cladding, they'd have an immediate
>sale.


There was a series of posts concerning the 2005 Element where one of
the posters said that the 2005s will not have the cladding. I
remember seeing a pic where the owner painted the cladding with the
body color (orange) It looked real nice....of course I don't mind the
cladding. This might have been on elementowners.com
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