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View Poll Results: cool coupe or tonka tank?
sub zero 1 7.69%
cool 6 46.15%
uncool 2 15.38%
seriously uncool 4 30.77%
meh 0 0%
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So bad it's good. But only on original wheels.
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After years of finding them 'challenging' at best to look at, I think they're tipping into cool now.
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Volvo's are only cool painted rebel blue
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Volvo's are only cool painted rebel blue
Official colour name in europe is Swedish racing green
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Official colour name in europe is Swedish racing green
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I love these. Ever so slightly barmy which, for me, just pushes it into cool.
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I think if I was an ambassador or a mayor, I'd definitely have one. It's just crying out for a little flag out of the top of the grille.
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I don't really know so I went with what I think.
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I bet they're rubbish (to drive) but that doesn't mean they can't be cool. So 'cool' it is for me!
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Styled by Bertone. Weird Swedish attempt at getting Italians to design a car to appeal to Americans.

I do think it's cool though. Especially in some situations. When all the other drug dealers show up in Caddy Eldorados and Lincoln Continentals and you show up in this
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Nice and boxy, like a 159....
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It's not bad really
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I've seen sofas that look less comfortable
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And side panels that look less like they've been wrapped in bin liners?
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has anyone here been in one?
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Dreadful.

Were never cool when new and certainly won't be now.

It could have been designed on an etch-a-sketch.
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Dreadful.

Were never cool when new and certainly won't be now.

It could have been designed on an etch-a-sketch.
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Ah but that came with a briefcase for your etch-a-sketch.
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Ah but that came with a briefcase for your etch-a-sketch.
was it the 75 or 90 that came with a laptop computer, which, at launch, prompted one journalist to ask 'is that there to help calculate the Alfa's depreciation?'
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To be fair, that is about as uncool as Alfa's get if you exclude the Arna.
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Bertone was only asked to recycle an Alfetta, I'd imagine.
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old wine in new bottles...but some of the glasses tasted good
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