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Old 01-06-2010, 11:44 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jamesqf View Post
I like the first two, except for a couple of details. First, WHY does almost every exotic/concept car have to have those effing stupid gull wing doors? Or don't they expect to be around long enough for the gas struts to fail, and give the driver a serious concussion?

Along the same lines, there's way too much glass. You're building CARS, guys, not solar ovens :-)
The doors can be excellently counterweighted to have a very decent lift, without the use of gas shocks.

Also, it's worth noting that those aren't gull-wing doors... I'm not technically sure they qualify as scissor doors, since they turn up and out.

Then again, I'm assuming you also have a problem with lift hatches and hoods that are supported by gas shocks as well?

I do agree with the glass comments, though. If I wanted an exorbitant set of windows in my car, I'd just drive my green house.
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