M45, Porsche Designed It

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M45, Porsche Designed It

Postby Jesda » Fri Dec 10, 2004 6:06 pm

Automobile Magazine, just came across this:


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Re: M45, Porsche Designed It (Jesda)

Postby gniknave » Fri Dec 10, 2004 6:22 pm

Hmmm. Now if word of that had just gotten out about 2 years ago!

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Postby Altiman94 » Fri Dec 10, 2004 6:43 pm

that may be a good selling pitch for the car if it were advertise more

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Postby Q451990 » Fri Dec 10, 2004 6:47 pm

That was a long time ago... wasn't the 97-01 Q based on the Cedric too?

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Re: M45, Porsche Designed It (Jesda)

Postby carlos_knology » Fri Dec 10, 2004 8:56 pm

Is it just me or does that Ferdinand character look just like Gene Hackman?

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Postby Jesda » Fri Dec 10, 2004 9:38 pm

I'll be damned!

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Postby elwesso » Sat Dec 11, 2004 4:49 am

I thought the gloria was the m45..?

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Postby Rex » Sat Dec 11, 2004 8:11 am

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Postby Rex » Sat Dec 11, 2004 8:12 am

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Postby Rex » Sat Dec 11, 2004 8:15 am

MAN, is there really any difference ????

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Postby gniknave » Sat Dec 11, 2004 10:15 am

V6 vs. V8 Just can't remember which one...I also know one is available in 4WD, or is it both?

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Postby kimrober » Sat Dec 11, 2004 12:42 pm

Lot of Japaese models give the consumers options to choose different engine displacements, NA or turbo etc.Ced/Glo are like a RR/Bentley relationship. Ced got different (little more classy) grill, headlights, bumper sidemarker, more luxurious interior, and hood ornament; Glo with more aggresive looking grill, headlights, and Granturismo Edition with different engine options including choice of RB25DET motor and different body-kit(!) options.By the way, the Fuga (M45 Concept) has won 2005 RJC Car of the Year Award, and 2004-2005 Good Design Award in Japan. Also nominated by reputable economics magazine as 8th place in most popular items in 2004. Honda's Legend (New 3.5RL) won the same 8th place. 1st place was given to popular Korean actor Bae Yong-joon

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Re: M45, Porsche Designed It (Jesda)

Postby louiegz » Sun Dec 12, 2004 4:55 pm

This guy did a much better job with the 911 than the Cedric. I'd like to know who did the new M45. Now that's a nice car.

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Postby Falkdesigns » Mon Dec 13, 2004 8:36 am

Q451990 wrote:That was a long time ago... wasn't the 97-01 Q based on the Cedric too?

Heath
The 97-01 Q was the same as the JDM Cima, Y33 chasis. The Cedric / Gloria / M45 is the Y34 chasis, a little narower than the Y33.


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Re: M45, Porsche Designed It (louiegz)

Postby Falkdesigns » Mon Dec 13, 2004 8:37 am

louiegz wrote:This guy did a much better job with the 911 than the Cedric. I'd like to know who did the new M45. Now that's a nice car.
IMO, the current M (Cedric / Gloria) is beautiful. It's totally different than any other car on the road. Muscular, sleek and sexy.

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Re: M45, Porsche Designed It (Falkdesigns)

Postby kimrober » Mon Dec 13, 2004 1:30 pm

The current Ced/Glo/M is Y34, not Y32.Below is Y33 Gloria: Granturismo Edition.

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Re: M45, Porsche Designed It (kimrober)

Postby gniknave » Mon Dec 13, 2004 2:01 pm

That's FN sexy!

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Re: M45, Porsche Designed It (kimrober)

Postby Falkdesigns » Mon Dec 13, 2004 3:05 pm

This is typo week for me. Just noticed that I spelt photography wrong on 5000 flyers.

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Re: M45, Porsche Designed It (Falkdesigns)

Postby szh » Mon Dec 13, 2004 3:28 pm

Falkdesigns wrote:
IMO, the current M (Cedric / Gloria) is beautiful. It's totally different than any other car on the road. Muscular, sleek and sexy.
Totally agreed!!!

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Re: M45, Porsche Designed It (szhosain)

Postby elwesso » Mon Dec 13, 2004 5:33 pm

Intesting that the Cedric/gloria in that picture is a Y33, and the M45 is a Y34..

Maybe the old Cedric had the VH41...


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