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Rolls Royce Cullinan #581880
17/06/19 08:46 PM
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Over the weekend I came out of a restaurant at night and spotted a black cab so stepped out to wave it down - only to realise it was a Rolls Royce Cullinan.

Based on the owners gestures he clearly wasn't amused, but what were Rolls Royce thinking of launching a car that looks so similar to a black cab.

It would be a bit ironic if Geely, the Chinese maker of the black cabs took Rolls Royce to court for producing a copycat vehicle.

Re: Rolls Royce Cullinan [Re: MJF] #581885
17/06/19 09:05 PM
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Thank you, I really enjoyed that laugh2


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Re: Rolls Royce Cullinan [Re: MJF] #581903
17/06/19 10:32 PM
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I thought that night tonight when I saw one behind a new electric black cab in Knightsbridge.. same door handle style and body shape, the cab just needs to be higher and a rolls grill

Re: Rolls Royce Cullinan [Re: MJF] #581912
18/06/19 04:49 AM
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I've driven the Cullinan and honestly cannot see where the value is.

It looks like the design project of a 9 year old. Totally unusable as you could not drive it anywhere without looking an utter cock.

If you want a Range Rover - buy a Range Rover.


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Re: Rolls Royce Cullinan [Re: MJF] #581941
18/06/19 11:35 AM
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It’s amazing how super expensive big SUV’s outsell their lower sportier siblings

The Porsche Cayenne outsells every other Porsche model put together

I personally don’t get it.

The Bentley one looks like a black cab as well
The Cayenne looks a bit numb and early versions looked like a duck billed platypus

The only one that I think has made a decent job of styling is the new Lamborghini Anus although I wouldn’t drive one. ooo


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Re: Rolls Royce Cullinan [Re: Neilda] #581944
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These care style icons for those in other countries who want to conspicuously display their wealth. They may look like a SUV, have good off-road credentials and be well made, but in my view they are luxurious busses.

We are not their target market because we enjoy driving and understand cars. But we should not dismiss them as without the revenue they generate their manufacturers may not survive.


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Re: Rolls Royce Cullinan [Re: Stewart S] #581945
18/06/19 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted By Stewart S

The only one that I think has made a decent job of styling is the new Lamborghini Anus although I wouldn’t drive one. ooo


laugh2

Only an arse would drive one.


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Re: Rolls Royce Cullinan [Re: MJF] #581946
18/06/19 12:11 PM
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Re: Rolls Royce Cullinan [Re: Heinz] #581951
18/06/19 12:30 PM
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Great find Heinz rofl rofl


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Re: Rolls Royce Cullinan [Re: Stewart S] #581952
18/06/19 01:06 PM
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Originally Posted By Stewart S
The Cayenne looks a bit numb and early versions...

What one of my Prescott colleagues (a Carrera 4S owner), an occasional competitor, mainly Clerk of Course calls a "numbtruck" grin2
Our local Porsche Centre normally lends us 3 vehicles to act as course cars - the extra space in these SUVs comes in handy for carting broken bits back down the hill smile


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