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why do amerilards have scion and acura? they're literally just rebadged toyotas and hondas
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Ask Honda and Toyota.
Also Scion doesn't exist anymore.
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Why do burgers call the mx-5 a miata?
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Generally speaking quite alot of burgers are extremely vapid and need prestige. Hence their whole "keeping up with the Joneses" thing. The marketing kikes have realized that a long time ago and sell fords/hondas/toyotas/<insert generic brand> as a badge engineered upscale version in the US. Even the US made nu-NSX, that is sold as an ackyoora there, is sold as a honda nsx in most of the world
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>>18657590
Because the na and nb, and perhaps nc all were sold as a "mx5 miata". They even had a miata badge
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>>18657596
Yes. But I'm asking why
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you've noticed me, I've never seen you
Wonder what the fuck I do
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>>18657604
Not sure bruh. It means roadster in japanese. Some theories say it's because most cars in the US had actual names at that time and not some alphanumeric combination. So it might be to prevent missed sales because people would think the name is weird?
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because americans are fucking dumb cunts who go "oh i hate the japs TWO NUKES WASN'T ENOUGH, fuck the japs, i buy american! FUCK YEAH FREEDOM!"

dumb cunts don't associate acura/lexus etc with japs. they think they're american.
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>>18657580
Infinity is sold at Nissan dealerships in Japan so go figure.
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>>18657580
Amerisharts love having a trillion different car brands, it fuels their Freedom™
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>>18657617
>roadster in japanese

Miata means “reward” in high German. Dont pull trivia out of your ass, it wont make room for more dicks.
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>>18657627
what did Muhammad mean by this?
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>>18657704
>Amerisharts love having a trillion different car brands
This might be accurate. Considering even the big three had a lot of brands under their rule like Plymouth, etc.
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>>18658007
T. 46%
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>>18657580
badgewhores
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>>18657580
Scion was toyota trying to cash in on dumb teenagers. The idea being that white people often buy the first car for their child, and the brat would want something cool. They had boyracer style and a bunch of shitty TRD parts available from the dealership. Aside from the FRS and IQ, scions are just worse corollas so laugh at all of them.

Acura was just because Honda felt they needed to compete with toyota's Lexus when it started making big waves in america.
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Because Toyota are boring cuckboxes and you can separate the name "Toyota" from "boring soulless cuckbox". Scion wanted to get some of the youth/performance market so they tried (and failed) to rebrand under a different name.

Similar with Honda. What does Honda mean to you? To 99% of people it means cheap plastic ugly shitbox that gets good gas mileage. To try to expand, they rebadged some cars as Acura and gave them better interiors.


Names have meaning.
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>>18657704
Not factually accurate, but that's to be expected from an ideologue
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>>18657580
Why do you eurotards have 20 different VW budget brands like SEAT and SOFA, etc?
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>>18658021
Well in GM’s case most of their brands existed before GM. They just continued using the names for different market sectors. Ford and Chrysler just made up their other make, except for Dodge in Chrysler’s case
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>>18658175
>Toyota wants to market fun and exciting cars to youths but doesn't want to tarnish the Toyota safe and boring reputation
>creates scion
>continues to make the same bland and boring cars
What were they thinking?
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>>18658263
seat and skoda were independent autobrands before vw bought them, and they still specialize in certain areas. Seat makes the fastes Golf platform while Skoda makes the best Passat platform
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>>18658130
acura predates lexus tho
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>>18658263
one word - unions. when VW bought the brands they found out they can't fire anyone because of unions and government pressure to continue production as vital part of national economies. So VW is forced to produce shit in three different flavors even if it makes no sense. Not that they complain though, 'patriots' (ie. idiotic buyers) will always prefer car made in their country of origin for some irrational reason so all the brands have their loyal customer base which is ok for them to keep at it.
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>>18658404
Shit really? I'm just saying what me friend told me. He's not really a car person but is loyal to acura.
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>>18657580
>>18658866

The japanese luxury brands of lexus, Infiniti, and acura were created because of Japanese restraints on US exports. This way they could charge the most per vehicle and maintain profitability.
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>>18657580

real answer:

Their marketing teams knew that Americans consider Hondas and Toyotas boring and dull (even the average american thinks this), so they rebranded their cars to appeal to a younger audience (in the case of Scion). Acuras appeal to those who just got promoted for the first time and want a cheap "luxury" car. Thats also why the NSX is badged as an Acura in the U.S. - to elevate the Acura brand.




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