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Old 10-24-2007, 04:15 PM
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I think it's a mistake making it Sequential Auto only - just completely killed the drift fans.

The front aspect is a little fugly, i think keeping the carbon swage would have been really, really good.

It's like the GT-R concept from 2003, suffering middle age spread. I'm sure it'll handle sweetly, accelerate illegally and hand some asses back to their owners, but i'm unmoved.
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I think it's a mistake making it Sequential Auto only - just completely killed the drift fans.

The front aspect is a little fugly, i think keeping the carbon swage would have been really, really good.

It's like the GT-R concept from 2003, suffering middle age spread. I'm sure it'll handle sweetly, accelerate illegally and hand some asses back to their owners, but i'm unmoved.
If you had really liked drifting, you would put a manual in.

It's kinda better that way, so the fanboys aren't so prevalent anymore.
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Old 10-24-2007, 04:32 PM
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I think it's a mistake making it Sequential Auto only - just completely killed the drift fans.
This wont stop people doing it, or entering it into contests.

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The front aspect is a little fugly, i think keeping the carbon swage would have been really, really good.
No skyline looks good dead stock wait for a nismo/chargespeed/anything else carbon front lip and a few new bonnet scoops etc. hotness in the making.

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It's like the GT-R concept from 2003, suffering middle age spread. I'm sure it'll handle sweetly, accelerate illegally and hand some asses back to their owners,
what more could you want?

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picky, picky man. (Read Euro Snob)
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Old 10-24-2007, 04:39 PM
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This wont stop people doing it, or entering it into contests.

Yeah, but they'll suck. Automatic Dorifto!

No skyline looks good dead stock wait for a nismo/chargespeed/anything else carbon front lip and a few new bonnet scoops etc. hotness in the making.

I disagree - R32, R34 (ish....)

Perhaps it's just the odd numbers than look like ass.


what more could you want?

a pony.



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I'll give you Euro snob. Go fix your sunroof.
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Old 10-24-2007, 06:17 PM
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It's an AWD car, not best drift option if you ask me...

It IS pretty lame that there's no manual available though.
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Old 10-24-2007, 06:21 PM
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being AWD never stopped anyone
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Old 10-24-2007, 06:27 PM
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I'll give you Euro snob. Go fix your sunroof.
lol, what did your BMW need to have fixed again?
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It's an AWD car, not best drift option if you ask me...

It IS pretty lame that there's no manual available though.
meh, won't they just use the 350Z/V35 skyline then? like how they use R34 four doors etc rather than GTR's
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Old 10-24-2007, 06:36 PM
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meh, won't they just use the 350Z/V35 skyline then? like how they use R34 four doors etc rather than GTR's
The 4 door R34 is RWD? I didn't know that.
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Old 10-24-2007, 06:45 PM
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The 4 door R34 is RWD? I didn't know that.
they're all RWD except for the GTR and the GT-4/GTS-4
i'd assume drifters would just use the V35 thingy?
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Old 10-24-2007, 07:21 PM
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it looks better now the black stuff under the headlamps are gone but the grill is still ugly. the back end does not seem to fit with the rest of the car.
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Old 10-24-2007, 07:45 PM
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Looks decent, I wish they kept the carbon fiber bumper....wheels are a tad on the big side(15" brake discs looks tiny in those...same size brake if not the same braking system as most of the GT racing cars these days), the drivetrain layout looks funny, and they mentioned carbon propshaft betweet engine and transaxle, but howabout the 2nd propshaft between the transfercase and the front diff....what with u-joints and all...
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Old 10-24-2007, 11:05 PM
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No manual, don't care. Stupid move on their part; however I'm sure they'll pull a BMW and sneak in a manual option a year after the fact, once they realise their stupidity.

Other than that, it's pretty cool. I'd paint the ugly black grill piece body colour, and call it a day. Rather, I'd get it in black (the best car colour, for any car) problem solved.
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Old 10-24-2007, 11:37 PM
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I hope its handling is in the same vein as the rest of the car - the Skyline, on an entirely new and higher level.

Nissan's only 'mistake' seems to be dropping the Skyline name (yes I know it's used on the V35...)

GT-R's Nurburgring 7:38.54 run Video

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Old 10-24-2007, 11:59 PM
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I think it's a mistake making it Sequential Auto only - just completely killed the drift fans.
Twin clutch manual =/= auto.
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