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Old 06-26-2008, 09:16 AM   #1
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Old 06-26-2008, 09:20 AM   #2
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It wouldn't be a 370Z then. Nobody will want a 3.7 V8.
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Old 06-26-2008, 09:27 AM   #3
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Why must the Japanese designers always take something that has smooth and flowing lines, and evolve it by making it more complicated ?

The headlights, the hood bumps, and now the tails too. . . it looks horrible !
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Old 06-26-2008, 09:33 AM   #4
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It looks awkward from the side view with the GTR roof and pillar and ends abruptly at the end. Just not a very polished design...seems a bit messy. Although the front view doesn't look too bad.
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Old 06-26-2008, 09:39 AM   #5
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interesting...
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We'll prolly see a more refined car in the end. but the Japanese usually keep design on proto's pretty close when it's production time unlike America. So i may be contradiciting my self.. lol
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Old 06-26-2008, 09:45 AM   #7
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i dont want a V8 Z

if i want a V8 car i'll get a Camaro,

stick with tradition Nissan
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Old 06-26-2008, 09:46 AM   #8
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omg, nissan designer just screw up....
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good luck selling that piece of crap
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I don't think the desgin changes are that drastic at all..
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what the hell is up with the back of that, looks horrible
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V8? Count me in. Design? Count me out.
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The rear screams maxima. Not something you want your 35k 370z to say.
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The headlamps... I hope that doesn't make it into production. It looks like someone went into Photoshop and use "smudge" on the headlights
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The headlamps... I hope that doesn't make it into production. It looks like someone went into Photoshop and use "smudge" on the headlights

+1 totally......
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lol you guys make it out like this is the final production model for the Z. these are all renderings people. i think final production model will look more like the current model.
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It wouldn't be a 370Z then. Nobody will want a 3.7 V8.
Tell that to Ferrari owners. The one that will talk crap are the muscle car guys, that think size is the problem. A 3.7 V-8 might actually give you a nice power band with high rpms
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lol you guys make it out like this is the final production model for the Z. these are all renderings people. i think final production model will look more like the current model.
I tend to agree but the Japanese usually stay close in the final stages unlike American made cars.. It does look like the lights will make it tho as early shots of the Maximina have the same headlights..
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The "G-Nose" is kind of tight lookin' IMO... That would be the V-8 model... As for the V-8 haters, I guess I don't understand all of the whining, just don't buy it if you hate it that much...
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