Toyota Prius over $150K in Singapore, Vin Diesel not impressed

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  1. MutteringJohn

    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member

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    If you ever feel cars are getting too expensive, consider yourself lucky you don't live in Singapore.

    The country, an island located on the tip of mainland Malaysia, is smaller than most cities, and one of the most prosperous nations in the world.

    Due to its (lack of) size, traffic is a big problem--so the government levies huge taxes on cars to discourage their use. Which is why a Toyota Prius costs $154,000 over there--over six times its cost in the U.S.

    Interviewed by Singaporean TV program RazorTV (via Car Throttle), Fast & Furious series star Vin Diesel is less than impressed with the price of the well-known gas-sipper.
     
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    HooHoo Well-Known Member

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    I dunno, they must be doing something right. The women are hot and the streets are clean enough to eat off of, no joke.
     
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    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    My brother lived there for a while and he said that throwing a cigarette in the gutter would get you a fine as well as not flushing a public toilet
     
  4. Judy Garland

    Judy Garland New Member Banned User

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    ...because people don't eat on them. We can't even get our animals to stop eating on New York subways for fuck's sake.