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Old 12-31-2015, 02:49 PM
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I saw a Callaway today at the auto show, and I immediately understood for whom it was built. Of course I wouldn't need one, but after seeing it, I decided I would buy one anyway. Then my wife reminded me that the next new car was for her, that for the foreseeable future she would be making frequent long trips to visit her aged mother, and that she needed to be able to load a wheelchair in the back of the new car. We're buying the new Prius.
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Beautiful piece of American engineering.
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Collapsing wheelchair might just fit. What's the towing capacity?
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Lol, I almost went to the auto show today as I have been in San Diego for the last two weeks.
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I see you're at a crossroads here but it all boils down to math. After the divorce, will you have enough left over to keep the car or will you have to sell it so you can get that double-wide to live in? If you have money left over then this is a non-issue. If you see a double-wide in your future, the Prius is probably a good move.

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That quad exhaust really ruins the trailer hitch with one of those metal carry baskets for the wheel chair.
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Anyone have a cost on this monster
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20, maybe 25? years ago, I did some work for Reeves Callaway and got to hang around his shop in Old Lyme, CT a bit. Back then, they worked on a number of different types of cars, both domestic and import. I didn't know much about the cars, but even I could tell there was special things being done there. For those that don't know about Callaway, it worth reading about.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Callaway_Cars

http://www.caranddriver.com/features...ntly-interview

http://www.callawaycars.com/
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I bet the gas mileage sucks.
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awesome machine,,,the 82 is still the most flagrant best looking vet to me
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Doesn't look tippy...
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Originally Posted by Reel Boobs View Post
I bet the gas mileage sucks.
Nearly 30 mpg highway...
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Originally Posted by muskamoot View Post
Nearly 30 mpg highway...
Not with me driving

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