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What should AMM's Australian cars be called?

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  1. GotNoSable!

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    That kind-of fake euro shit that america would make back in the 80s and 90s, newer ones are just bland (As usual with new american cars)


    I'm saying that the cars they made in the early-mid 70s sold very well and that gave them enough financial Lee-way to continue innovating through the late 70s and onward.
     
  2. MrAnnoyingDude

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    So Colburn is like Chrysler, but with more small cars?

    Also, AMC already was in big enough trouble in the 70s.




    Another poll:

    Vote Like if you think Bruckell sells cars in Australia under its own brand.

    Vote Agree if you think Bruckell sells cars in Australia under another brand.

    Vote Informative if you think there is no Australian arm of Bruckell.
     
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    Yeah exactly.


    That's what i'm SAYING. DMC is a better-financed AMC that still exists.
     
  4. MrAnnoyingDude

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    American Motors was already in underfunding trouble when it started. Their history would need to have gone differently by at least the 1930s, and included a serious attempt at luxury cars.
     
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    1930s?! Nash/Hudson were making big money back in those days, and AMC wouldn't have existed. I get what you mean that they need to have been making more money earlier on (Late 50's perhaps? But Rambler (AMC) made a shitload of money back then) and they made serious luxury cars. Ambassador, while being the only true luxury car, was a GREAT luxury car.
     
  6. MrAnnoyingDude

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    The Ambassador was merely midrange, not luxury, and sold only a fraction of what rivals the Oldsmobile 88 or Mercury Monterey did. About the only competing car with sales on par with the Ambassador was the DeSoto Firesweep, and that was deemed a bad seller.
     
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    Ignot, a Belgian electric car startup founded in 1999, was in the buisness of developing an electric car battery and drivetrain. During the 2004 Norte Motor Show in Italy, the world was blown away by the Ignot Quartz-One, a compact car with an all-electric drivetrain. It was released three weeks later, to critical acclaim but slacking sales. AMM expressed interest in the company at this point, and bought them out for $67 million in early 2005. In 2007, the Ignot One-One was released- a Quartz-One with more robust suspension, plastic bumpers, no SatNav, and dumbed down computer systems. It was developed for highly polluted, densely populated areas like India or China- and sold reasonably well there- but was a smash hit in the US, becoming a staple on the streets of Belasco. During the financial crisis, AMM sold Ignot to a wealthy, eccentric entrepenur, who managed to make the company turn a profit in 2011. In 2015, Ignot announced the One-Two, a hatchback, the Platinum-One, a sports coupe- and the incredibly popular Iron-One- a sedan. As of 2019, the company is expected to announce an all new lineup in 2020.
     
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    Hey, if you're going to have a "what if LaSalle survived the depression" brand, then why would the Pontiac equivalent necessarily have to die either?
     
  9. MrAnnoyingDude

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    Because the fictional LaSalle is out too.
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    I think the mid-00s would be too late for electric-only compacts.

    Conversions, yeah, but not all-new models. The technology wasn't good enough.
     
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    Read back over the past few posts and didn't see that, sorry.

    (Though I still think assuming Soliad would die in the same way and presumably at the same time as Pontiac is cutting a little too close to "Badges Taped Over")
     
  11. MrAnnoyingDude

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    Some brand name ideas:

    - Bruckell's upper-midrange brand - Brompton,

    - Bruckell's luxury brand - Regalia.
     
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    Some Marque Names For Gavril.

    Wood-Upper Mid range End Brand. (Based Off Of LaSalle,DeSoto)

    Ville-Top Tier Brand. (Based Off Cadillac,Lincoln)

    (not a clone)
     
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  13. MrAnnoyingDude

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    I prefer Bolger for the luxury brand.
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    On a sidenote, here are my ideas for communist cars:

    - Soviet Union - own designs, plus a licensed Miramar (or a model below it). It may sound crazy, but the idea of licensing Japanese designs was explored by Poland (E10 Corolla, Kubota diesels) and Czechoslovakia (Honda N600).

    - Poland - licensed Autobellos. Simple enough to be repaired in Polish conditions, and probably cheap to license.

    - Yugoslavia, Romania, Bulgaria - French cars (likely Charmands). Mixing modernity with relatively low licensing costs and being designed for Southern European roads.

    - GDR, Czechoslovakia - own designs. However, the German ones would have more conventional layouts (rear engine RWD in small cars, front engine RWD in big ones), and the Czechoslovak ones would be closer to unexplored prototype tangents.
     
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    B r u h I'm talking about the Late 60's ambassador, not the early one. Also there's gonna be some differences in the Lore model anyways (More of a Lincoln Continental/Imperial whatever competitor.)
     
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    th!nk city
     
  16. MrAnnoyingDude

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    That was just another flash-in-the-pan econobox company, not the "European Tesla" you're portraying.
     
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    "Flash-in-the-pan econobox company" Turned european tesla
     
  18. MrAnnoyingDude

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    I think they would have to start on a higher note.
     
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    Who's to say they didnt?
     
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    @MrAnnoyingDude Heard you say DMC was too close to AMC, thought I would change it to DMI: Detroit Motor Industry, as (In lore, hopefully) DMI was the only auto maker to stay in Detroit, others going elsewhere (Like Boston, Chicago, and Toronto for Woods.)
     
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