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We have countless threads going about performance, what do you want to see changed or not changed on the car when they redesign that 20% they said they have to work with.
 

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do we want to see changed or think will be changed?...I don't think any of the CF wil make it to production but it looked SWEET on the proto
 

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i like it exactly how it is but if i had to change something. i would maybe change to a slightly different wheel. something with just a touch more "race ready look to it"

and if the CF has to go i would make sure those areas around the grill and side skirts at least stayed two tone with a flat black plastic urethane material
 

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Make the front more like the sketch.
agreed. the front is the only part i would definitely change.
other small issues include better emphasis on rear wheel flair, and a better spoiler..but those are very minor issues
 

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the headlights shouldnt get touched though. the quad projectors are very nice, very agressive and unique. if anything they should be enlarged and made sleeker as in the illustration as toykilla noted.
 

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More CF. More aggressive wheels that are still light weight.

I like the rest of the car and the way it looks.
 

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What? Im the only one who voted for the awkward roofline change lol. I still think its weird, even though im getting accustomed to it.
 

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What? Im the only one who voted for the awkward roofline change lol. I still think its weird, even though im getting accustomed to it.

hey Shiro Nakamura said it served a purpose for the overall aerodynamics of the car, im not arguing with him :biggrin:
 

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hey Shiro Nakamura said it served a purpose for the overall aerodynamics of the car, im not arguing with him :biggrin:
oh, I had forgot that interview, yeah I guess it's the "future" now. :)
 

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I like the roof line. Actually, i have no real complaints about the look at all.
if nissan released this car with no preview, everyone would have hated how it looked...

..until 2 years later when everyone would come around and love it :lmfao:


on a serious note, i really like the roof now- although i didnt at first. its very, very unique. it maintains the gt-r's heritage of not looking/being too aerodynamic and instead being powerful via brute force. i hope they keep the roof. itll be the one part of the car that you wont see on every civic in town.
 

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a car design concept can be changed forever. and opinions about a car's looks will endure well past it's actual sale. at a point, the opinions become played-out. but they continue anyway. i started an entire hate thread about that very subject.

there will be fans of a car even if it is ugly. look at the Veyron. that is among one of the ugliest designs i've ever seen put to the road, with so many awful- choices-made-real that i cannot believe it. but i can opine all night about it, and it does not matter one bit: it has fans and it has buyers and it has a place in history. do i care? no. do others? yes. avidly. all eyes are on it. for better or for worse.

to me, the GTR Proto looks fine as it is. but it will undergo little tweaks here and there. if it's presented how it is now, i'm okay with that. it looks mean and killer and very GTR faithful. if it changes a little, then i'm sure the changes will be cool. i'd bet the headlamps will somehow undergo revision. i like them and find them innovative looking, but they may be a bit too radical a leap for most. i like how Nissan understands the heritage stylings of the past GTRs and has retained this ethos for the new GTR.
 

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if nissan released this car with no preview, everyone would have hated how it looked...

..until 2 years later when everyone would come around and love it :lmfao:
you are 700% correct. +200.

most people who claim an avowed "fan" status with the past GTRs seem to have a selective memory: many, many early reviews of the then-new R34 GTR were negative about it's looks, saying it was too "boxy" and "appliance like" and "angry" looking, with too many large openings in the face. i can prove this with documented articles out the ass. but now somehow that is one of the best looking exotic cars built? with the R34 GTR being the most highly regarded one of all? with everyone copying it's looks in aftermarket aero kits and add-ons?

can anyone say "double standard?"
 

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i like it exactly how it is but if i had to change something. i would maybe change to a slightly different wheel. something with just a touch more "race ready look to it"

and if the CF has to go i would make sure those areas around the grill and side skirts at least stayed two tone with a flat black plastic urethane material
Are you referring to the sketch in waitin407's sig? If so, I agree.
 

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many of the changes that some are calling for, if not seen on the final OEM product, will, of course, be in the domain of the aftermarket and chop shops. i can see the magazines now with tuner shop versions of the GTR: some will be nice. but many, predictably, will be ass ugly. someone will do a "lambo door" GTR with giant subwoofers in the back with a plasma monitor and playstation.

someone will put 30" chrome wheels on one with clear lights all-around. someone will twin-charge a GTR. someone will have a 1900hp version with twin-charging, twin turbo, and NOS with a chrome roll cage installed with orange and white leather interior, wth a white steering wheel and shifter knob.

every possible decadent and tasteless tuner modification will be seen at a SEMA show. but i hope not.
 

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many of the changes that some are calling for, if not seen on the final OEM product, will, of course, be in the domain of the aftermarket and chop shops. i can see the magazines now with tuner shop versions of the GTR: some will be nice. but many, predictably, will be ass ugly. someone will do a "lambo door" GTR with giant subwoofers in the back with a plasma monitor and playstation.

someone will put 30" chrome wheels on one with clear lights all-around. someone will twin-charge a GTR. someone will have a 1900hp version with twin-charging, twin turbo, and NOS with a chrome roll cage installed with orange and white leather interior, wth a white steering wheel and shifter knob.

every possible decadent and tasteless tuner modification will be seen at a SEMA show. but i hope not.
I agree with you about the tasteless aftermarket mods. Hopefully, a car like this will garner some serious R&D from tuners before something cheesy comes out (think Altezza).

I don't know about anyone else here, but Gemballa is cheesy to me. They did Porsche a disservice.
 

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what i continue to misunderstand is the whole "VIP tuner" style that tastelessly washes over newsstands with the hip ghetto "new money spank the ho" jewelry laden chrome fantasy orgy. i just don't get it. i must not be very cool to not possibly ever want that.

and if i as much as utter a word in what i am revealing here, i am not "with it." and i am basically a square idiot. oh well. nothing is sacred. just count me out of the bling train. count me way out. i'll be throwing up in the corner.
 
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