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The over all vibe of owning and driving a cube reminds me of what it must have been like back in the late 60's or early 70's driving a VW Beetle or VW Van. Only This is way better because it is a Nissan not a VW! People who drive Cubes have good Karma!
 

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Funny you mention this...my family had a '72 VW Bug, and I've mentioned to my husband several times that our cube reminds me of the bug...kind of an odd looking little car with a lot of personality ;-)
 

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boxcarwillie said:
The over all vibe of owning and driving a cube reminds me of what it must have been like back in the late 60's or early 70's driving a VW Beetle or VW Van. Only This is way better because it is a Nissan not a VW! People who drive Cubes have good Karma!
After graduating college, a friend and I drove around the U.S. and back through Canada in my Dad's VW bus (started in DE). It was just plain wonderful -- loved it.

Bug collection properties were phenomenal (entire front became encrusted), but it was just such an incredibly good touring vehicle -- not much on speed, not great in crosswinds, but wall-to-wall space for camping gear and sleeping bags, and a plucky high torque engine and 4-speed tranny that just kept going -- mountains et. al. :)!
 

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just kept going -- mountains et. al. :)!
Must have been one of the new vans? Because the old ones couldn't make it up hills without hitting second gear & 20 MPH!
Well, let's be real -- the purpose of gears in those machines wasn't to get up to speed (like is typical for todays cars), but to get the ratio that accomplishes the job :)! But it did just fine crossing the rockies in both countries.
 
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