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I'm not sure how much I like that. Very long and low. While it's not bad I think it lost the Cadenza look :( Also it would never be produced like this, and the low roof line gives little window space.
 

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I'm not sure how much I like that. Very long and low. While it's not bad I think it lost the Cadenza look :( Also it would never be produced like this, and the low roof line gives little window space.


Agreed, this is very stylized, not practical in the real world. Could still be good, just need to see the real thing.
 

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SH!+ I hope they don't build it like that for at least 9 more years. I need my warrantee to run out...because if that thing hit a showroom floor in the next couple years, I'd be in serious trouble!
 

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wow, pretty awesome looking. I'd buy one!

sadly, it probably won't have a cooled height adjustable passenger seat and you will have to press I agree every time you start the car.

but I'm not bitter.
 

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Eh... I don't like it. The seats are going to have to be slammed down on the inside for someone of my height to even consider having headroom, or visual clearance if its flattened out like that.

Besides, didn't Ford already try the whole stretched thing with the Mustang? It looks ridiculous... lower and wider, so the terribly obese can roll in it...

I'll pass. Thanks.
 

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concept looks really good in my opinion

It looks really slick... close to the jaguar I was contemplating getting before I decided on the '15 Cadenza a few weeks back...

I almost wonder if it would be a little TOO 'slick' for my own personal tastes if I saw one in person.

I sort of like the somewhat slick / grown-up appeal the current Cadenza ('15 / '16) has.
 

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" terribly obese " ? Seriously?

Wow. Not cool.
Lol Dave, you're acting like this isn't a real thing. It is. And he has a point. Really big fat people have to buy certain cars and it turns out a lot of american cars are made to support fat people. Have you ever sat in a Camero, Mustang, or the Challenger? Those all have "bolstered" seats that my shoulders barely touch, those seats wouldn't hold me in for "spirited" driving and I'm 5'10" and 185lbs. I'm not asking for the car to have Recaro seats (not saying I wouldn't LOVE that) but holy ****. The seats in the Cadenza hug me well enough though. Not sporty, but they help when I corner just a bit too aggressively. A lot of foreign car companies have to redesign certain aspects of their cars for the american market, not just because we have more strict emissions laws, we just have a higher concentration of fat people. There is a reason why most of the rest of the world makes fun of us and the average depiction of an American is some fatass hillbilly on a mobility scooter with an American flag on the back of it or just a fat American eating a burger (or 4). Stereotypes! They are there for a reason :)
 

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It looks really slick... close to the jaguar I was contemplating getting before I decided on the '15 Cadenza a few weeks back...

I almost wonder if it would be a little TOO 'slick' for my own personal tastes if I saw one in person.

I sort of like the somewhat slick / grown-up appeal the current Cadenza ('15 / '16) has.
I'm not sure "slick" would be the word I used, but meh. It looks sort of like a Maserati to me in the front end, just not a huge fan especially knowing what it came from.

I too think our current gen looks grown up with a nice sophistication and body sculpting without going overboard. It's elegant and it stands out in a way that isn't rude like some other cars. I do like how the new Jags look but unsure about their reliability. They are also out of my price range for now :(
 

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Lol Dave, you're acting like this isn't a real thing. It is. And he has a point. Really big fat people have to buy certain cars and it turns out a lot of american cars are made to support fat people. Have you ever sat in a Camero, Mustang, or the Challenger? Those all have "bolstered" seats that my shoulders barely touch, those seats wouldn't hold me in for "spirited" driving and I'm 5'10" and 185lbs. I'm not asking for the car to have Recaro seats (not saying I wouldn't LOVE that) but holy ****. The seats in the Cadenza hug me well enough though. Not sporty, but they help when I corner just a bit too aggressively. A lot of foreign car companies have to redesign certain aspects of their cars for the american market, not just because we have more strict emissions laws, we just have a higher concentration of fat people. There is a reason why most of the rest of the world makes fun of us and the average depiction of an American is some fatass hillbilly on a mobility scooter with an American flag on the back of it or just a fat American eating a burger (or 4). Stereotypes! They are there for a reason :)
Of course I realize obesity is a 'real' thing. So are ******** on scooters, or hillbillies.

But, come on, so are decent manners. Dismissing a re-design of the Mustang by proposing it was for terribly obese people could be discussed on the Mustang forum. Or an obesity forum.

I'm 6'2" and 215 lbs. and aware others may have conditions that aren't for me to automatically disrespect. Just tryin' to stay compassionate in a mean world.

"LOL".
 

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Of course I realize obesity is a 'real' thing. So are ******** on scooters, or hillbillies.

But, come on, so are decent manners. Dismissing a re-design of the Mustang by proposing it was for terribly obese people could be discussed on the Mustang forum. Or an obesity forum.

I'm 6'2" and 215 lbs. and aware others may have conditions that aren't for me to automatically disrespect. Just tryin' to stay compassionate in a mean world.

"LOL".
Wasn't trying to be offensive, but I'm also not a fan of all the PC crap people expect these days. People are getting bigger, cars are being designed to accommodate that. No point sugar coating it, and if I offend someone, that sucks, but that's just how I see it.

I drive a lot of cars when I travel for work, and luckily my job pays for upgrades, and based on 95% of people I work with, they need the lower, wider cars. They even say it themselves, and stuff like "This seat is too small" (Charger), "I wish I didn't have to hoist myself up to get in it..." (Pathfinder), "Where do I sit?" (Fiat)...

It's just life. But I do agree people should be nicer, but they also should have thicker skin.
 

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Lol Dave, you're acting like this isn't a real thing. It is. And he has a point. Really big fat people have to buy certain cars and it turns out a lot of american cars are made to support fat people. Have you ever sat in a Camero, Mustang, or the Challenger? Those all have "bolstered" seats that my shoulders barely touch, those seats wouldn't hold me in for "spirited" driving and I'm 5'10" and 185lbs. I'm not asking for the car to have Recaro seats (not saying I wouldn't LOVE that) but holy ****. The seats in the Cadenza hug me well enough though. Not sporty, but they help when I corner just a bit too aggressively. A lot of foreign car companies have to redesign certain aspects of their cars for the american market, not just because we have more strict emissions laws, we just have a higher concentration of fat people. There is a reason why most of the rest of the world makes fun of us and the average depiction of an American is some fatass hillbilly on a mobility scooter with an American flag on the back of it or just a fat American eating a burger (or 4). Stereotypes! They are there for a reason :)
Wasn't trying to be offensive, but I'm also not a fan of all the PC crap people expect these days. People are getting bigger, cars are being designed to accommodate that. No point sugar coating it, and if I offend someone, that sucks, but that's just how I see it.

I drive a lot of cars when I travel for work, and luckily my job pays for upgrades, and based on 95% of people I work with, they need the lower, wider cars. They even say it themselves, and stuff like "This seat is too small" (Charger), "I wish I didn't have to hoist myself up to get in it..." (Pathfinder), "Where do I sit?" (Fiat)...

It's just life. But I do agree people should be nicer, but they also should have thicker skin.
Nobody means to be offensive, and I could not agree more about how overboard the world is with political correctness. It is out of hand, but, that still doesn't eliminate good old fashioned manners. I suppose when I was younger, I was as flippant as anybody with remarks.

As to getting thicker skins, I also agree totally. People walk around with some kind of chip on their shoulder and seem to want to be annoyed.

My skin has thickened in 60 years with life's ups and downs like everyone, including losing my wife and young child to terminal illness years ago when they should both still be around. Life just has a way of teaching any of us to be more compassionate with common sense like the good old golden rule.

Peace out; or whatever the phrasing might be these days!
 

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I'm not a fan of the new look. The front fender side views looks like it's trying to copy the Lexus front end treatment, and the grill looks more homogenized. I think the current gen has a sporty, but stately look that stands out among its peers. The new presentation just doesn't move me. I'll keep my 2014 for now!
 

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I love the front end of our cars now. It has a somewhat "beefy" look that says "I have a V6" but not so large as you may think it has something else. Not quite as sporty as the Optima's bends and curves either but more muscle. Is it bad to already prefer the "classic" Cadenza look? Is that a sign of sudden aging? :p
 
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