New M and New GS

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New M and New GS

Postby NY94J30 » Tue Mar 08, 2005 6:26 am

Pretty similar lines from the A to C pillars:





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Re: New M and New GS (NY94J30)

Postby maxnix » Tue Mar 08, 2005 6:45 am

If you notice closely, the Infinti C pillar incorporates the 3rd window, whereas in the GS, it is included in the door glass.

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Re: New M and New GS (maxnix)

Postby 90Q45blue » Tue Mar 08, 2005 7:05 am

Is it just me, or does anyone else think the new GS is a Lexus ripoff of a G35 with a Maxima rear end?

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Re: New M and New GS (90Q45blue)

Postby metaverse3 » Tue Mar 08, 2005 7:35 am

no..you're not alone..that is what I thought at first look...like the new 2004 maxima.. Put a panaromic roof and change the grill it is probably there.

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Postby JustinStrife » Tue Mar 08, 2005 7:38 am

I see some definite similiarities there...

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Re: New M and New GS (NY94J30)

Postby DominickJ30 » Tue Mar 08, 2005 8:02 am

meh, all cars look the same now adays.

infiniti should bring back the J and spice things up a bit.

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Postby vicQ45 » Tue Mar 08, 2005 8:13 am

I totally agree. I don't know why infiniti killed off the J in the first place. I always loved the classy, timeless look.

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Postby Falkdesigns » Tue Mar 08, 2005 8:47 am

They definitely look very similar. Fortunately Infiniti came out with the M first. Unfortunately, everyone will think Infiniti is copying Lexus

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Re: (Falkdesigns)

Postby 90Q45blue » Tue Mar 08, 2005 9:36 am

Actually after giving it another look, I don't think it looks like the G35 at all. It looks exactly like a new Maxima, with an extended nose. Lexus does suck

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Postby Rex » Tue Mar 08, 2005 10:06 am

Not much diff than the 06 IS300

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Postby rsiwicki » Tue Mar 08, 2005 10:25 am

I have not seen any new ads for the M45 yet, but have seen many ads in the past week for the new Lexus GS. Infiniti needs to work on the marketing and I would love for them to do what they did to the old 5 series BMW comparison where they put the two cars side by side and say it not only out accelerates a 5 series it out breaks one also. I would love to see the M45 do the same back at Lexus...but I have no idea even if the M45 would win.

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Postby Falkdesigns » Tue Mar 08, 2005 10:56 am

I've actually seen quite a few ads locally, like in the L.A. Times, and on T.V. In the Times they've run some full page ad's in the past few weeks.

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Re: (Falkdesigns)

Postby louiegz » Wed Mar 09, 2005 5:24 am

I keep on seeing those stupid GS commercials on TV with the starter button. They're on top with the advertising. I finally saw the first M commercial last night. Infiniti better get cracking on this one before Lexus beat them to the punch again. No reason to buy the GS if the M is cheaper, more powerful and look almost the same.

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Re: (louiegz)

Postby Jason B » Wed Mar 09, 2005 5:51 am

2006 M commercials here:

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Re: (Jason B)

Postby maxnix » Wed Mar 09, 2005 5:55 am

Infininti has earmarked $65M for advertising this year (thank you new car buyers!)

The GS looks like a rear wheel drive Avalon to me. Not bad, but not exciting nor involving.

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Postby rebar71 » Wed Mar 09, 2005 1:01 pm

BAH!

I like the look of the previous M waaayyy better.

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Postby Falkdesigns » Wed Mar 09, 2005 1:08 pm

rebar71 wrote:BAH!

I like the look of the previous M waaayyy better.
^ totall agrement, unfortunately, we are the few who appreciate a car which isn't just like all the rest of them. Although, in a few years we should be in good shape when looking for a used one!

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Re: (maxnix)

Postby NY94J30 » Wed Mar 09, 2005 2:12 pm

maxnix wrote:Infininti has earmarked $65M for advertising this year (thank you new car buyers!)

The GS looks like a rear wheel drive Avalon to me. Not bad, but not exciting nor involving.
I think it now has a rear-biased AWD option (maybe standard).

I like it (you can see a 360 view at msn carpoint), but why pay the extra money over a M_5x?

GS300 - 245hp M35 - 280GS430 - 300hp M45 - 335

and probaly $10k less on the stickers for the respective infiniti models - though GS pricing hasnt been released yet.

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Re: (rebar71)

Postby szh » Wed Mar 09, 2005 3:33 pm

rebar71 wrote:BAH!

I like the look of the previous M waaayyy better.
Yup!!!

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Re: (Rex)

Postby kimrober » Wed Mar 09, 2005 9:17 pm

Rex wrote:Not much diff than the 06 IS300

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Can we say, four-door Toyota Solara? Nah... actually it looks better than new IS


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Re: (Falkdesigns)

Postby rebar71 » Thu Mar 10, 2005 5:35 am

Falkdesigns wrote:
^ totall agrement, unfortunately, we are the few who appreciate a car which isn't just like all the rest of them. Although, in a few years we should be in good shape when looking for a used one!
That is my plan.

mwaaahaahahahaaa


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