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Old 05-12-2005, 11:28 PM   #16
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While on the subject of the Lincoln (I am supposing it's the one in twoloud4urears21's sig.) why is the boot lid shaped for a wheel? Is the spare kept in the lid or something? With a bit more thought surely they could have figured out that laying it down would cause less body intrusion and easier boot access?
It was supposed to be a styling cue klinda thing. No they did not keep the spare there (as i've been told). Theres more cars like it and the company just did it for looks, dont really know why i guess it looks more 'luxurious' or w/e.
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Old 08-01-2006, 10:56 PM   #17
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Lamborghini wasn't even the first to use scissor doors like that. Just the most well known.

I could easily say your Lincoln didn't come with those wheels on it. Using wheels that aren't made by Lincon on your Lincoln is gay. IMO.

Does that make sense?

I thought lamborghini was the first one to use them in a production car the countach. They first appeared on a concept car which really doesn't count. They were also a utilitarian decision the doors on the countach were very long opening them normally you would shurely hit your neighboring car in a parking lot so the scissor style doors save space and keep you from hitting other peoples cars with your doors.
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