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#16 Praetor

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 19:57

Saw on Discovery Channel the other day the tests that Bugatti/Michelin made to the tires that Veyron uses; can't explain the amount of engineering, science and crazy testing those tires have, just to make sure that they could sustain the high speeds that Veyron produces; so as you can see, that doesn't come cheap. So next time someone claims that has a better and faster car, remember how much it was invested in investigation for that car.


#17 javagreen

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 19:58

Looks nowhere near as nice as the Bugatti. The Veyron has an aura of luxury and class about it. This is only a car of speed.


Exactly what I was thinking. It looks like the regular CTS hit the gym and buffed up even more.

Not a fan, sorry.

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 20:00

Exactly, Cadillac interiors compared to even the Veyron's interior makes the Cadillac look like a Scion. Even for a luxury car maker, Cadillac doesn't sport very nice interiors. Plus, all the sharp corners everywhere in their design, just plain meh. But, you just can't argue with the performance of the regular CTS-V.


I beg to differ, Cadillac makes nice luxury interiors

My 1997 Cadillac Eldorado's interior:

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 20:04

With the greatest respect, even as nice and comfortable a place that looks, there is very little that comes close to the Veyron in terms of the quality of the interior. To quote Top Gear, the indicator stalks are each milled from a single piece of magnesium and cost something like $8,000 EACH....

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 20:05

I guess you make the call:

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#21 Josh_LosAltosHills

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 20:08

I'd rather have the cts wagon he's working on. a 1200hp wagon? I'm in.

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 20:13

That just looks like a boring average American muscle cars with some after market body kits, at least the ther Americans like the vette and view have some charm. That thing.. Sure it may have more HP than the Bugatti, but at least the Bugatti got the looks.

And wasn't the Bugatti limited to 1001 for engine rating reasons ?

#23 FlintyV

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 20:14

Shame it doesn't look anywhere near as good as the Bugatti.

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 20:14

Exactly what I was thinking. It looks like the regular CTS hit the gym and buffed up even more.

Not a fan, sorry.


Also what happens to that thing when it sees a corner in here distance, never mind having to actually take it...

#25 zeta_immersion

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 20:21

typical response. Have you ever driven a Cadillac?


yes, too big and I simply have no idea how to drive that car ... (or maybe I am a small guy and very biased .... hell even the fusion is big .. hell my corolla is big ....

looks good, but the american cars cater to a specific market, while I am not part of that, they look ok still, they lack design and function

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and yes compare cadillac ... to a pure finesse / refined / styled and logically thought out engineered BB ... pfff ... the caddy = horse wagon ....

put a horse to pull it and I would buy it because it is much cooler that way

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 20:22

Also what happens to that thing when it sees a corner in here distance, never mind having to actually take it...


http://en.wikipedia....leife_lap_times

Actually the CTS-V competes right up there with the supercars. Maybe you should actually research the suspension tech that Caddy developed. If I'm not mistaken, they were the pioneers of the magnetic suspension that Ferrari and Audi use now.

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 20:27

I know of a particular 4cyl American car that would beat the 1/4 of both.

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 20:29

would love to drive that car but the only way is when it gets released for gt5 or forza .

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 20:29

What a riced out abortion of a car. Awful. :s
That thing isn't even remotely in the same class as the Veyron.

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 20:53

I know of a particular 4cyl American car that would beat the 1/4 of both.

I know of a few that can too. but they don't have much for interior comfort.