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      07-08-2012, 03:08 AM   #1
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So I saw a Ford GT today...

Amazing car but when I looked inside the steering wheel looked puny! My 325i seems to have a huge wheel compared to it... Is there any logical reason for a small wheel?
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Not sure about that. I can say that a relative had one a bit ago (not anymore) pushing 800 bhp and that car was an absolute MONSTER. Beautiful on the outside (interior was typical ford). But the power and sound were unreal!
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Amazing car but when I looked inside the steering wheel looked puny! My 325i seems to have a huge wheel compared to it... Is there any logical reason for a small wheel?
I think it's so the driver can get in and out.
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interior was typical ford
Huh?

The interior looks nothing like any other Fords.
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interior was typical ford
What?

You mean all Ford's are modeled after a vintage 24 Hours of LeMans race car?
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You mean all Ford's are modeled after a vintage 24 Hours of LeMans race car?
Wouldn't that be sweet though?
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Wouldn't that be sweet though?
It would be awesome.

But I'm kind of afraid of how people on E90Post would view me since I wouldn't have any leather, just a stick, clutch, and some gauges.
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Huh?

The interior looks nothing like any other Fords.
It's been a while since I was in the car, and I just remember it not looking anything like the Ferraris or lamborghinis interiors (or any of the other super cars) . I don't know much about Fords (especially the older ones), but to me, the interior wasn't anything special. I wasn't really paying attention though, because of how fast we were going...
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people on this forum need to get over the interior excuses. Its like an epidemic here. There is more to a car then some soft touch plastics and leather.
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people on this forum need to get over the interior excuses. Its like an epidemic here. There is more to a car then some soft touch plastics and leather.
Agreed. But some people like cars for different reasons. If I just wanted power and fun, I would have gotten a mustang or camaro zl1. I picked the 335is because it delivered power and fun (albeit less than a performance muscle car) but also delivered finese and technology.
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Just another 3 series fanboi demonstrating that he clearly knows fuck all about cars.

The GT is a true classic in every sense of the word.

This forum is so sad, in so many ways.
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Just another 3 series fanboi demonstrating that he clearly knows fuck all about cars.

The GT is a true classic in every sense of the word.

This forum is so sad, in so many ways.
I know it's a classic and I respect the hell out of it. As I said, a relative had one (as a track car/fun car) and I loved the car. If I had 300k to spend on a 3rd or 4th car I would do it in a minute. I really don't care if you judge me, or anyone else here, but this is an internet forum and you really don't know the first thing about me... Except for the car I drive. I was probably 15 when I was driven around in it, and I remember that I just wasn't a fan of the interior (or just didn't pay attention to it because of how much fun I was having being driven around).
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GT is one of my favorite looking cars. Its different and unique, love the exterior and the wheels!
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people on this forum need to get over the interior excuses. Its like an epidemic here. There is more to a car then some soft touch plastics and leather.
I read this in my head with a lisp. Sounded perfect.
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I've seen a couple with twin turbo kits, they sound AWESOME!!
They are pretty amazing looks/ performance; like others have said the interior is rather spartan.
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I've seen a couple with twin turbo kits, they sound AWESOME!!
They are pretty amazing looks/ performance; like others have said the interior is rather spartan.
The Ford GTX1 is godly.
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I like Ford GTs.. this one has 1000HP.. Not a bad bike in the window either.. :^)
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I wish Jeremy Clarkson wouldn't have had so much trouble with his GT
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both iterations of the gt are absolutely mesmerizing aesthetically and viscerally to me. i'd love to own one someday, it's definitely up there in my american dream car list
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Gt is one of the best(looking) supercars of the last decade, only a CGT I'd prefer over it, but Enzo vs GT? GT.
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