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    I like the tech, but I don’t need anything bigger than my Honda Fit which will probably last longer than I do.
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    It looks like a lunar rover for astronauts.

    Having a seat built into the door worries me a bit.
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    kind of cute and stylish.

    but some oddities, like driver seating an extra several feet away from the windshield.

    jumpseat on the suicide door, with seatbelt on the column, but it clips into the door?

    the whole backseat is literally a bench. in order to achieve the horseshoe shape, they eliminated actual seat depth.

    i laughed at the pic of the "adventure edition". the only visible difference being a flashlight...hanging from a clip...on the suicide door....

    ima pass.

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    Which way is it going or is it bi-directional?

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    Need to be able to sleep in it.

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    Long way to lean and wipe the windscreen!

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    I dunno. Given the slope of the windshield and shape of the dash, it’s probably easier clean than our old Honda Odyssey.

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    I’m wondering about the helicopter windshield up by the front bumper. I can see it would be neat to park a 1/2” from things but won’t you be looking at dirt and bugs most of the time?




    So there it is, a panarama view of the first 3’ of the road. And what’s that clear plastic tray full of visible structure. Is it just a tray?



    ahh, it’s an airbag ready to pop out like a life raft. Is that a frunk up forward?

    Maybe it can hold a pony keg w taps outside.
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    Nah. It's kind of cool, but the price-to value ratio wouldn't be nearly good enough. Also too quirky.
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    Not the type of canoe that I am looking for.
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    It's intriguing. One would have to look it over closely and carefully to see if the quirks were outweighed by the
    niftiness.

    But only if they offered a hybrid version <G>
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    It reminds me of the Lost In Space vehicle loss the tank treads. Also sort of like the New VW van that is due out, but cheaper. Theres a truck version too. Of course the company may go bankrupt before it's available.
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    Camper shell

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    Quote Originally Posted by birlinn View Post
    Long way to lean and wipe the windscreen!
    My thought, too. I can barely reach the glass in my Prius as it is!

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    With optional dilithium thrusters and force field for intercontinental travel.

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    these roof-mounted tents, i don't understand.

    i'm imagining getting up to pee at 2am. might as well make the coffee, no way i'm getting to sleep after climbing back up in there....

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    Body shape is familiar……from the late 1940's


    But the styling goes back earlier than that

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    You can now buy an electric modern equivalent to those.


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    I like them, I like quirky. There is a reason my three vehicles are a Saab 900 (original version) a Fiat 500 Abarth, and a Land Rover Discovery 2.
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    It's like the big daddy of the X-Bus, with the odd added curve. The X-Bus website is still live but no production date or any date stamped content actually - it might be there but the site is so slow I gave up.

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    A camper version, absolutely, assuming I could afford it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by L.W. Baxter View Post
    kind of cute and stylish.

    but some oddities, like driver seating an extra several feet away from the windshield.

    jumpseat on the suicide door, with seatbelt on the column, but it clips into the door?

    the whole backseat is literally a bench. in order to achieve the horseshoe shape, they eliminated actual seat depth.

    i laughed at the pic of the "adventure edition". the only visible difference being a flashlight...hanging from a clip...on the suicide door....

    ima pass.
    Just go with the less expensive 5 seater and forgo the jumpseats and u shaped seating.

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    Quote Originally Posted by L.W. Baxter View Post
    these roof-mounted tents, i don't understand.

    i'm imagining getting up to pee at 2am. might as well make the coffee, no way i'm getting to sleep after climbing back up in there....
    The popular ones down here are those that also extend out to the side and are pegged down to the ground like an awning. We used to set up camp and had the option of being able to drive into town or go shooting from the vehicle or exploring further along the river bank. The new campers mean that your vehicle is out of action and you're stuck there unless you completely pack up camp. Not well thought out. JayInOz

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