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Old 03-11-2021, 01:45 AM   #31 (permalink)
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Old 03-11-2021, 05:04 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Looks like another front light bar car.



Did Tesla start the LED light bar trend with the front of the Cybertruck?

First car I know of that did that was the Mercury Sable (Ford Taurus). Incandescent, tho!



It's funny how "must have" styling fads spread between companies.



Like the "floating" roof nonsense on everything these days.
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That strikes me as unibrow, whereas the CyberTruck looks to have better proportion.
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Did Tesla start the LED light bar trend with the front of the Cybertruck?
Nah, Rivian beat them to it (they teased the R1T a full year before the Cybertruck was unveiled):



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Like the "floating" roof nonsense on everything these days.
That is a trend I would gladly see die a thousand deaths.
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If your counting non-production concepts there were some from the 1980s:



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First car I know of that did that was the Mercury Sable (Ford Taurus). Incandescent, tho!


I remember when similar grille-replacement lightbars were a quite common aftermarket accessory for Kia vans.
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" I don't like it. It looks too much like a Prius.
Make it boxier, taller, and put larger wheels on it.
And add a grille with a big huge angry face too.
I want it to echo my macho-ness. "

I was looking at a comparison between the Chevy Bolt, and the Tesla Model 3.
I found it interesting that despite being something like 6" taller than the Model 3, headroom in the Bolt is less than 2" more than the Model 3 - 39.7 " to 40.3 ".
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" I don't like it. It looks too much like a Prius.
Make it boxier, taller, and put larger wheels on it.
And add a grille with a big huge angry face too.
I want it to echo my macho-ness. "

I was looking at a comparison between the Chevy Bolt, and the Tesla Model 3.
I found it interesting that despite being something like 6" taller than the Model 3, headroom in the Bolt is less than 2" more than the Model 3 - 39.7 " to 40.3 ".
I'm guessing this looks like a RAV4 because Toyota sold 994,000 RAV4s in 2020 Yes, they sold almost a million RAV4s in the middle of a global pandemic.


Chevy tried to market the Bolt as a crossover and it has tall cuv seats. The Model 3's seat is 20.3 inches off the pavement. A Bolt's seat is 25.5 inches off the pavement.

https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews...el-3-interior/

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