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Old 07-20-2007, 06:21 PM   #35
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I actually disagree, I WILL say that I didn't like it at first. But it has grown on me, and I will be upset if they change it significantly.
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Old 07-20-2007, 08:40 PM   #36
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I actually disagree, I WILL say that I didn't like it at first. But it has grown on me, and I will be upset if they change it significantly.

Oh, I absolutely hated it at first. Then the more I looked at it the more I realized it was probably just the hideous orange they used.

Then when the convertible came out I KNEW it was just the orange. The Convertible's interior (dash) looks MUCH better than the coupe. But the radio/HVAC controls are just too 'odd' to stay production. That, and I'd like some storage down below there, as well as a couple cupholders...

Where they have white, I'd like to have silver in mine.
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Old 07-20-2007, 10:29 PM   #37
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I think that the interior is clean!! I hope that they will offer the four gaugues down in the center console. The only problem with that is visibillity. They had better offer a hounds tooth option.
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Old 07-20-2007, 11:18 PM   #38
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I like it. Many dashes are too busy. I prefer simple designs, such as the S2000 and the new Camaro. Like the exterior, it's an original design but it's shows its lineage
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Old 07-20-2007, 11:28 PM   #39
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Umm, it's ok... The stripe that goes across the dash and widens into the door moldings looks a bit cheesy but other'nat I'm just glad GM didn't put digital gauges in there.
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Old 07-21-2007, 01:53 AM   #40
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Umm, it's ok... The stripe that goes across the dash and widens into the door moldings looks a bit cheesy but other'nat I'm just glad GM didn't put digital gauges in there.
i agree totally about the stripe however if the color is choseable/matched to the color of your car i would be ok with the strip of what looks like metal in the interior other than that and the gauges i am fine with the interior.
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Old 07-21-2007, 01:58 AM   #41
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Hate the instrument panel... really hope they change the huge numbers and the placement of the tach... although I think it's neat how the fuel gauges, etc. are in the center by the shifter.

I'm also not crazy about the orange color of the coupe and prefer the convertible's coloring better.

I hope they have something kind of like the newer cars are coming out with where you can change the color of the lights in the instrument panel... I'm gonna go grey with all blue
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Old 07-21-2007, 02:05 AM   #42
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Hate the instrument panel... really hope they change the huge numbers and the placement of the tach... although I think it's neat how the fuel gauges, etc. are in the center by the shifter.

I'm also not crazy about the orange color of the coupe and prefer the convertible's coloring better.

I hope they have something kind of like the newer cars are coming out with where you can change the color of the lights in the instrument panel... I'm gonna go grey with all blue
Ya i dont like the Gauges either, although, i know that they will have to give us more numbers than that.

I actually think that the DOT states no more than 20 mph incriments between the numbers on speedometers. (I might be completley wrong, its just what i heard)
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I hate the tach area... they have got to change that whole "retro" look of the big numbers. I like how my 2001 Camaro has the little individual lines that tell you just how fast you're going. With the tach like it is on the concept, how would I be able to argue myself out of a ticket?! :p I like the various extras you can see on the closeup of the panel shot of the convertible concept (like the headlamp light, etc.) I think that's pretty neat.

I will also say that IMO, the orange in the coupe concept is absolutely hideous. But when I saw the interior of the convertible, I liked it somewhat better. I just want my interior color to correspond well with my exterior color.

I also would like to have the option like some of the newer cars are coming out with now where you can change the back light behind your instrument panel from pink, purple, blue, green, whatever. I'm a blue kind of girl, myself.

I also hope that my seats stay low to the ground like they are in my 4th gen. I love my low seats and I think they are extremely comfortable. I would drive my car to California and back (and that's quite a long way from Kentucky!) without thinking twice about it, and I know my seats would be comfortable.
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Ya i dont like the Gauges either, although, i know that they will have to give us more numbers than that.

I actually think that the DOT states no more than 20 mph incriments between the numbers on speedometers. (I might be completley wrong, its just what i heard)
Not sure. Better than the old 85 MPH maximum during the 80s they had. Like that would actually stop people from speeding. Just looks all wrong in my dad's 81' Vette
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I love that the speedo and tach are retro and the air and stereo controls look futuristic. It's a nice combo of retro and contemporary. I hate all the dials and knobs and crap cars now have all down the center of the dash.
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I will also say that IMO, the orange in the coupe concept is absolutely hideous. But when I saw the interior of the convertible, I liked it somewhat better. I just want my interior color to correspond well with my exterior color.

I also would like to have the option like some of the newer cars are coming out with now where you can change the back light behind your instrument panel from pink, purple, blue, green, whatever. I'm a blue kind of girl, myself.

I also hope that my seats stay low to the ground like they are in my 4th gen. I love my low seats and I think they are extremely comfortable. I would drive my car to California and back (and that's quite a long way from Kentucky!) without thinking twice about it, and I know my seats would be comfortable.
that was my imediate perception between the coupe and vert. the orange metalic in the coupe is extremely ugly, however the white/ssilver whatever it is looks great compaired to the coupe
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I also hope that my seats stay low to the ground like they are in my 4th gen. I love my low seats and I think they are extremely comfortable. I would drive my car to California and back (and that's quite a long way from Kentucky!) without thinking twice about it, and I know my seats would be comfortable.
And I have done this from San Antonio!!! It was freaking great!!! Very comfortable.
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Old 07-21-2007, 01:38 PM   #48
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Ya i dont like the Gauges either, although, i know that they will have to give us more numbers than that.

I actually think that the DOT states no more than 20 mph incriments between the numbers on speedometers. (I might be completley wrong, its just what i heard)
I think I did hear something like that somewhere. We just have to remember the only version of the interior we (most of us) have seen is a concept. So the 25mph increments with no divisions inside - is unrealistic, and unpractical. how are you supposed to know if your going 40mph...there's no line for it...

IMO, production will see those gauges with smaller numbers ("font-size"), and more increments, but same gauge shape.
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I hate the tach area... they have got to change that whole "retro" look of the big numbers.
But, dont' you think that's a given? Something they will obviously change? That's why I don't bother to complain about it, it's not gonna stay, I'm sure.

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I will also say that IMO, the orange in the coupe concept is absolutely hideous. But when I saw the interior of the convertible, I liked it somewhat better. I just want my interior color to correspond well with my exterior color.
It should match the exterior color, yes. But not necessarily have to be the same. I'd probably only get it in a metallic silver myself.

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I also would like to have the option like some of the newer cars are coming out with now where you can change the back light behind your instrument panel from pink, purple, blue, green, whatever. I'm a blue kind of girl, myself.
Yeah, I definitely would like to see that. Purple kinda guy myself (and I don't care how gay that sounds...).

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I also hope that my seats stay low to the ground like they are in my 4th gen. I love my low seats and I think they are extremely comfortable. I would drive my car to California and back (and that's quite a long way from Kentucky!) without thinking twice about it, and I know my seats would be comfortable.
I, too, liked the lowered seating position of the 4th Gens. I haven't found many cars I've liked the position as much as.

But, that said, I'm currently in a loaner vehicle since my put-put Aveo has been at the dealership for a week. It's a 2006 Dodge Stratus. I have to say, it's seating position is VERY nice. A nice balance between the super low 4th Gen and a higher seating position. That, and the Stratus has some really comfy seats.
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i no with all the new cars that are coming out have nav. I think they should put a built in one and where is the radio.
Personally I hate those large ugly screens in cars. I'd be just as happy (happier) with our Garmin Nuvi 350 coming along if I need directions.

Just imagine how useless all those screens will be in 5-10 years, or less even, when they're outdated and starting to break down.

Just get a removable unit for a LOT less $.
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