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      03-25-2013, 01:21 AM   #1
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I keep getting passed up

on the freeway ... which is my least favorite surface to take my 335i... by Priuses, Priui, anyway, those 'green' cars. I mean if I'm going 70 in a 65, the dang Prius (pl) are scooting by me left and right.

I find it ironic that their drivers, I surmise, think that they are doing such a great thing for the planet that they just keep the pedal to the metal .. as if there was any metal in those cars.

So while you are out there on the freeway, just take note of what it is that passes you up ... betcha it's a Prius.
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      03-25-2013, 01:54 AM   #2
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Everyone drives 80 whats the problem.
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      03-25-2013, 03:15 AM   #3
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I frequently see a Prius speeding down the road.

If a Police officer is chasing them all they have to do is get in the right lane and blend with the 3 other Prius of the same color to confuse the cop as to who was speeding :-)
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      03-25-2013, 07:07 AM   #4
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Everyone drives 80 whats the problem.
What I find amusing is that at 80 mph a Prius is only returning 40 or so mpg. That's less than my car. So much for being "green."
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Everyone drives 80 whats the problem.
What I find amusing is that at 80 mph a Prius is only returning 40 or so mpg. That's less than my car. So much for being "green."
How many mpg is ur car pulling when it is in traffic or stoplight?
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      03-25-2013, 01:33 PM   #6
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Doesn't matter. Priuses do way more than their fair share of damage and that's just during production of their batteries.
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Prius tried to race me in city traffic lol. "TRIED"
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I always give it gas pass the green car owners. Always ask them, how do you like my exhaust smell? wahahah!
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      03-25-2013, 02:44 PM   #9
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You either stay to the right and ignore everyone passing you, or stay in the left and pass everyone else. On the rare occasion I'm on the right, I don't care who is passing me (prius or porsche) because I've decided to go slower (rare occasion).
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Prius drivers are the worst, period. At least here in SoCal, no other car on the road has such a consistently high ratio of aggressive drivers in a vehicle that can't handle it at all. On the freeway, they are almost always pushing 80+ and dipping in and out of lanes. No respect for faster cars at all.

I can't wait to get a catless X-pipe installed and have them behind me, forcing those hapless tree-huggers to sniff all of my untreated emissions with their fragile nostrils.

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Prius drivers are the worst, period.
I dunno, might be a tie between Prius and mini van drivers.
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      03-25-2013, 08:22 PM   #12
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I dunno, might be a tie between Prius and mini van drivers.
THIS. Through an extensive study I did in my head on a road trip one time, 91% of mini van drivers have no clue what they're doing on the road.
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I dunno, might be a tie between Prius and mini van drivers.
mini vans are way worse!
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lol are you guys serious?

here, prius is driven by old ladies or grandmas..
the real wanks here drive holden utes
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You either stay to the right and ignore everyone passing you, or stay in the left and pass everyone else. On the rare occasion I'm on the right, I don't care who is passing me (prius or porsche) because I've decided to go slower (rare occasion).

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I have no problems with people passing, no matter what they drive. It's those that don't pass I have a problem with.
We have to pass several cars instead of just one, because not only are they too timid to pass a slow vehicle, but they don't leave enough room for passing cars to get in front of them.

And the offenders don't drive Priuses - they drive Lexus, Mercedes and, dare I say it, BMWs.
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Same to me on 95 outside of Philly. Happened this morning
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