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Old 5th November 2009, 15:49   #1
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... shockingly ugly.

What was Merc thinking when they took the headlights off a Nissan?
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Old 5th November 2009, 15:52   #2
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Aaaargh!!!

The Car looks bad and definitely the headlights look out of place on the car. Time for a Ferrari Safety Car
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Guys, it looks good when viewed from the front! Last month OVERDRIVE magazine carried one poster, which looked fabulous IMO.

But ya, looks like Swift headlamps from the side!
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What was Merc thinking when they took the headlights off a Nissan....
...and the grill off a Jaguar!!!???
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yuck, the car from this angle looks ugly!

Actually the profile looks like a straight copy of a BMW Z3
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Whats wrong with me , I think it looks good.
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What you people think its ugly? Its one of the best looking supercar coming out next year! Its the SLS Gullwing guys

Check out these pics:

Original Gullwing


The new SLS Gullwing


Btw, my first post :P
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if this is the safety car, then i am gonna pray for more yellow flags.

this is a beauty, i am dying to see it glide.

one of the most gorgeous safety cars in recent times.
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Guys, it looks good when viewed from the front! Last month OVERDRIVE magazine carried one poster, which looked fabulous IMO.

But ya, looks like Swift headlamps from the side!
Here is the pic. I think it looks stunning from up-front. They have not made not gone overboard with the design either!
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I am relieved that I was not the only person who thought it looked good. The red is awesome.
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If this is the safety car where will they put the orange lights
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To each his own. I find the car unattractive but that's obviously not the universal opinion. But I can't help but ask, why the Nissan inspired headlights, Merc? Why?

Ranjith, good point! I assume the lights won't be a single unit. Rather, they will be able to 'fold' as the doors are opened.
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I guess the official announcement hasn't been made yet. Let us see how different the safety car will be from the road ready one
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I doubt it will be. The gullwing doors prevent it from having those strobe beacons and it is a safety issue if there is a roll over. Remember, all though the car looks as if it is cruising, it is going pretty hard. The brakes/ suspension / cooling systems are not what the road going equivalents have.

Forth coming E class coupe AMG - most probably
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OT..By the way things are going we might end up only with the safety car and Bernie's Classic car collection left to race.
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