Will this be the new C5 ?

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Re: Will this be the new C5 ?

Post by crapday69 » 14 Nov 2017, 17:34

The touchscreen, buttons below and seats all look like it been copied from Mercedes. If they changed the gear-lever consul it would look 100x better.
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Re: Will this be the new C5 ?

Post by EDC5 » 14 Nov 2017, 20:25

Stickyfinger wrote:
14 Nov 2017, 14:52
EDC5 wrote:
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Stupid WIDE center console......you cannot rest your leg at an angle, ergonomic madness.....just like the DS5.


I didn't think of that! Good point. As a long legged fellow myself that would really impinge on my comfort!
Unless they made the Chinese C5 afoot wider :-D
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Re: Will this be the new C5 ?

Post by GiveMeABreak » 14 Nov 2017, 20:28

EDC5 wrote:
14 Nov 2017, 20:25
I didn't think of that! Good point. As a long legged fellow myself that would really impinge on my comfort!
Unless they made the Chinese C5 afoot wider :-D
This is China.... :-D
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Re: Will this be the new C5 ?

Post by Xantippa » 15 Nov 2017, 11:07

That Chinese "new" C5 is just cheap facelift of C5 X7. Changed lights and bumpers outside and altered old dash a bit. As you can see for instance glove box and upper part of dash are 1:1 with old one.
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Re: Will this be the new C5 ?

Post by GiveMeABreak » 15 Nov 2017, 13:36

Yes the inside looks like a kids Mecanno set - everything just bolted on - like that screen and the transmission console - square pegs in a round hole. Nothing fits and nothing flows, terrible.
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Re: Will this be the new C5 ?

Post by daviemck2006 » 15 Nov 2017, 14:10

Theres not a new car on the market that I particularly like the design of. They all look very similar, as if they are designed and construced by one corporate computer. Actually the only new cars I would consider are citroens, the new c3 or a cactus.
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Re: Will this be the new C5 ?

Post by CitroJim » 15 Nov 2017, 16:29

daviemck2006 wrote:
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Theres not a new car on the market that I particularly like the design of. They all look very similar, as if they are designed and construced by one corporate computer. Actually the only new cars I would consider are citroens, the new c3 or a cactus.


Totally agreed in all respects Davie... I too quite like the looks of the new C3 but not so much the Cactus now it's lost its airbumps...
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Re: Will this be the new C5 ?

Post by demag » 15 Nov 2017, 16:43

The C3 is smart not sure of anything else. I've always liked Kia Souls because they're different.
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Re: Will this be the new C5 ?

Post by CitroJim » 15 Nov 2017, 16:44

demag wrote:
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I've always liked Kia Souls because they're different.


Same here, refreshingly different...

It's what we need...
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Re: Will this be the new C5 ?

Post by white exec » 15 Nov 2017, 18:04

Yes, something a tad different, and designed around function, rather than a "me too, play safe" styling exercise. There just doesn't seem to be much really innovative styling around at the moment. Cars have become a bit like mobile phones: just there, do their stuff (by-and-large), and don't warrant much attention (apart from badge-buying).

Three which I like the look of are
- Skoda Yeti
- Kia Soul
- the new Honda Urban prototype (see another post).
Have something refreshing to them, like the first appearance of David Bache's Range Rover, the original Renault Espace, the Jensen Interceptor, or - of course - CX, BX and XM.

I think the industry is just afraid of failure, and so lacks courage. But, in an age of 3-D CAD and digital prototyping, where's the excuse?
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Re: Will this be the new C5 ?

Post by crapday69 » 15 Nov 2017, 19:13

The new C1 is a smart little car.
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Re: Will this be the new C5 ?

Post by falling-out-with-my-car » 16 Nov 2017, 16:45

I think it will be an electric vehicle this time around.
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Re: Will this be the new C5 ?

Post by wurlycorner » 20 Nov 2017, 14:30

EDC5 wrote:
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I agree with you on the touchscreen but then again all of the modern Mercedes have stupid tablet like touchscreens tacked onto the dash...


I was going to say exactly that!

Ref the chinese C5 - that is blatently just an X7 with a different nose and interior. Otherwise exactly the same body.
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Re: Will this be the new C5 ?

Post by crapday69 » 20 Nov 2017, 15:35

wurlycorner wrote:
20 Nov 2017, 14:30
EDC5 wrote:
14 Nov 2017, 13:59

I agree with you on the touchscreen but then again all of the modern Mercedes have stupid tablet like touchscreens tacked onto the dash...


I was going to say exactly that!

Ref the chinese C5 - that is blatently just an X7 with a different nose and interior. Otherwise exactly the same body.



I did say that at the top of the page lol
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Re: Will this be the new C5 ?

Post by Michel » 20 Nov 2017, 17:45

daviemck2006 wrote:
15 Nov 2017, 14:10
Theres not a new car on the market that I particularly like the design of. They all look very similar, as if they are designed and construced by one corporate computer. Actually the only new cars I would consider are citroens, the new c3 or a cactus.


The only new cars I like the look of are the Focus RS, which looks fantastic, kind of like something you'd have drawn as a car-mad 8 year old, or curiously, the Kia Soul. I "quite" like the Skoda Yeti, but it's really a VW Tiguan in cheap clothes.
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