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52 minutes ago, ccap41 said:

News Flash: Not every single car can be made for fit somebody 6' 6". That does not make them a failure. 

Your right not every car can or should be built to fit me. Yet when it comes to a Continental, a supposedly FULL SIZE sedan, then YES, HELL YES, The Continental should be full size and fit having men 6'6" tall in front AND back.

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Front head room 39 " Rear head room 38 " Front shoulder room 58 " Rear shoulder room 56 " Front hip room 56 " Rear hip room 55 " Front leg room 44.4 " (always measured as maximum) Rear leg room

41.3 " (always measured as minimum) - seems PLENTY roomy for anyone short of Sasquatch dimensions!

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8 minutes ago, ocnblu said:

Front head room 39 " Rear head room 38 " Front shoulder room 58 " Rear shoulder room 56 " Front hip room 56 " Rear hip room 55 " Front leg room 44.4 " (always measured as maximum) Rear leg room

41.3 " (always measured as minimum) - seems PLENTY roomy for anyone short of Sasquatch dimensions!

Reality is always different than manipulated numbers. Having actually tried to fit in one, I know it will not fit a man with a 40" in seam of legs let alone a long body.

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3 minutes ago, David said:

Your right not every car can or should be built to fit me. Yet when it comes to a Continental, a supposedly FULL SIZE sedan, then YES, HELL YES, The Continental should be full size and fit having men 6'6" tall in front AND back.

6'6"

You are exactly 1 foot taller than me.  Well, 11.5 inches as I am 5' 6.5"  tall.   But...you are also a bodybuilding beefcake.  You are a monster of a man.  In ancient times, you would be the one the village would turn to to slay whatever monster plagues the village and they would write legendary myths about you saying you are the son of Poseidon  or the lovechild of Zeus and a nymph. 

In all honesty, even some 1960s fullsized cars, you would have a hard time fitting in. Some '60s cars got lower and sleeker.  Wider and longer, but lower and sleeker.

I bet, you would have a hard time being comfy in a 1963 Grand Prix  or 1964 Galaxie

1963 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX 2 DOOR HARDTOP

1964 Ford Galaxie 500XL | F220 | Indy 2015

Im also willing to bet, that GM's B-Body from 1977-1990 would be a very very tight fit.

1985 Chevrolet Caprice | Chevrolet caprice, Chevrolet, Chevy ...

 

So...an even smaller "fullsized" 2019 Continental would be an impossible fit for you. But you got to admit, this one was/is pretty dope...   

The Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition Is All Sold Out

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Man, I wish Ford/GM would build a truly modern B body car again.  Do I have to get a Hyundai/KIA/Genesis to get one now?

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4 hours ago, David said:

Wrong, I could fit Comfy in the old Continental of the 80's and 90's. The interior space is mid to compact at best.

Continental now has 3 more inches front legroom, and 5 more inches rear legroom than a MB S550.

1 hour ago, riviera74 said:

Man, I wish Ford/GM would build a truly modern B body car again.  Do I have to get a Hyundai/KIA/Genesis to get one now?

Hyundai "B-Body" ???
That's hilarious.

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14 hours ago, David said:

Your right not every car can or should be built to fit me. Yet when it comes to a Continental, a supposedly FULL SIZE sedan, then YES, HELL YES, The Continental should be full size and fit having men 6'6" tall in front AND back.

Name one full size sedan that somebody 6' 6" tall can drive and somebody 6' 6" can sit behind them..comfortably. 

I'd wager that number is zero unless you reach to Rolls that are basically SUV-sized. 

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13 minutes ago, ccap41 said:

Name one full size sedan that somebody 6' 6" tall can drive and somebody 6' 6" can sit behind them..comfortably. 

I'd wager that number is zero unless you reach to Rolls that are basically SUV-sized. 

Maybe a Rolls-Royce Phantom.  But that is a very unusual, non-standard use case..unless you are an NBA baller driving around w/ his entourage of equally large ballers, most people don't have tall rear seat passengers.

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35 minutes ago, Robert Hall said:

Maybe a Rolls-Royce Phantom.  But that is a very unusual, non-standard use case..unless you are an NBA baller driving around w/ his entourage of equally large ballers, most people don't have tall rear seat passengers.

Exactly. 

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On further rumination, a minivan seems like it would be the ideal transport solution for a group of very talls.  Easier to get in and out of than a car or SUV, sliding doors, lots of headroom, etc.

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4 hours ago, ccap41 said:

Name one full size sedan that somebody 6' 6" tall can drive and somebody 6' 6" can sit behind them comfortably. 

I'd wager that number is zero unless you reach to Rolls that are basically SUV-sized. 

Had no problem in the Cadillac Brougham. Loved that car.

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The 1994 Lincoln Continental I was able to fit in just fine. Had one for a rental for a month in Texas. Very roomy.

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3 hours ago, Robert Hall said:

Maybe a Rolls-Royce Phantom.  But that is a very unusual, non-standard use case..unless you are an NBA baller driving around w/ his entourage of equally large ballers, most people don't have tall rear seat passengers.

 

3 hours ago, ccap41 said:

Exactly. 

Yea, you guys have never met my family. My oldest sister Lisa is 6'2" tall, average for the woman in my family. So for me, pretty much everyone is over 6' tall and so I have to have roomy auto's to haul family and friends.

After all, the PNW grows people as tall as the Evergreens here! :P 

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55 minutes ago, David said:

Had no problem in the Cadillac Brougham. Loved that car.

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The 1994 Lincoln Continental I was able to fit in just fine. Had one for a rental for a month in Texas. Very roomy.

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Yea, you guys have never met my family. My oldest sister Lisa is 6'2" tall, average for the woman in my family. So for me, pretty much everyone is over 6' tall and so I have to have roomy auto's to haul family and friends.

After all, the PNW grows people as tall as the Evergreens here! :P 

How about something that isn't 30+ years old. Let's say 2015-2020. 

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3 minutes ago, ccap41 said:

How about something that isn't 30+ years old. Let's say 2015-2020. 

Only Escalade ESV, Yukon XL or Suburban for GM or Ford Expedition Max or Lincoln Navigator L  than. No cars really will fit as I have tried the CT6 and that fails once I have the front seat set for me, I cannot sit behind the front seat than and pretty much no one else can either. Todays Full Size cars are NOT the past full size cars.

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40 minutes ago, David said:

Only Escalade ESV, Yukon XL or Suburban for GM or Ford Expedition Max or Lincoln Navigator L  than. No cars really will fit as I have tried the CT6 and that fails once I have the front seat set for me, I cannot sit behind the front seat than and pretty much no one else can either. Todays Full Size cars are NOT the past full size cars.

Exactly.. That doesn't mean large cars are failures just because it doesn't fit YOU the way you'd like. They're still large and roomy vehicles. You're an exception to the rule when it comes to fitting people into vehicles. Fortunately, you can afford the vehicles that you and your family can fit comfortably in..because those you listed are all pretty dang pricey and they've also come a long way since being just trucks without a bed.

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Lincoln
Continental 2017-
2019 6.586
2018 8.758
2017 12.012
2016

5.261 

 

judging by their sales numbers, i would say simply being any kind of desirable car was what they badly missed on.  the weird styling and design was probably a big part of that missing the market.

that said, as a 4 or 5 year old car at 1/3 the price of MSRP as used, it would be a darn nice ride.

On 7/13/2020 at 10:12 AM, ccap41 said:

What did the Continental miss on?  It was Lincoln's turning point. 

 

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2018 Audi A6 started at $51K (vs. the Continental's $46K) and only sold 10K units. Did it also 'fail at being any kind of desirable car'?

IF it actually was 'desirable', why didn't it sell 3 or 4 times the rate of the Continental?

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1 hour ago, balthazar said:

2018 Audi A6 started at $51K (vs. the Continental's $46K) and only sold 10K units. Did it also 'fail at being any kind of desirable car'?

IF it actually was 'desirable', why didn't it sell 3 or 4 times the rate of the Continental?

Audi is being carried by the Q3 and especially the Q5.  Same with Lincoln and the Corsair, Navigator and Aviator.  Sadly, sedans are just icing on the CUV/SUV cake these days.

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On 7/13/2020 at 6:48 PM, David said:

Reality is always different than manipulated numbers.

"Manipulated"? Interior dimension calculations have been strictly defined since at least the 1960s. I have the charts for all interior dimensions for both my '64 and '59; exhaustive.

Meanwhile, we have modern cars today listing a front seat hiproom width as if there was no fat console up there. Why aren't all front seat hiproom number down by some 10" vs. rear seat numbers?
There's your manipulation.

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On 7/18/2020 at 12:44 AM, regfootball said:
Lincoln
Continental 2017-
2019 6.586
2018 8.758
2017 12.012
2016

5.261 

 

judging by their sales numbers, i would say simply being any kind of desirable car was what they badly missed on.  the weird styling and design was probably a big part of that missing the market.

that said, as a 4 or 5 year old car at 1/3 the price of MSRP as used, it would be a darn nice ride.

 

Sales is a poor measurement of a good or bad car and you know that. I never knew the Camry was the best car out there, ever. 

I would say their biggest miss was price to what you get ratio. It was pretty expensive for getting a Lincoln but I also understand if you believe you have a good quality product that you can't undercut your pricing.

On 7/18/2020 at 8:01 AM, balthazar said:

2018 Audi A6 started at $51K (vs. the Continental's $46K) and only sold 10K units. Did it also 'fail at being any kind of desirable car'?

IF it actually was 'desirable', why didn't it sell 3 or 4 times the rate of the Continental?

Exactly. Sales is a piss poor measurement of a good or bad product. 

Hell, people still buy Fiat 500's and they're garbage. They were selling between 25-43k units for a four year span. 

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1 hour ago, ccap41 said:

Sales is a poor measurement of a good or bad car and you know that. I never knew the Camry was the best car out there, ever. 

I would say their biggest miss was price to what you get ratio. It was pretty expensive for getting a Lincoln but I also understand if you believe you have a good quality product that you can't undercut your pricing.

Exactly. Sales is a piss poor measurement of a good or bad product. 

Hell, people still buy Fiat 500's and they're garbage. They were selling between 25-43k units for a four year span. 

But he aint sayin' that the Lincoln was a bad car...

On 7/18/2020 at 1:44 AM, regfootball said:

judging by their sales numbers, i would say simply being any kind of desirable car was what they badly missed on. 

 

On 7/18/2020 at 9:01 AM, balthazar said:

2018 Audi A6 started at $51K (vs. the Continental's $46K) and only sold 10K units. Did it also 'fail at being any kind of desirable car'?

IF it actually was 'desirable', why didn't it sell 3 or 4 times the rate of the Continental?

 

You see, Balthy got it...but you didnt...

And while you got Reg's point of view wrong, you got the sales bad/good argument almost right.

Although, for the most part, that rings true, that sales do not equate how good or bad a product might or might not be,  sometimes...sales DO indicate how bad or good a product might or might not be...

A Ford F-150 has been the world's most selling pickup truck (and vehicle period...).  Year after year after year after year for the last 40-50 years.   

The Ford F-150 is a pretty good phoquing product.

The Nissan Titan sells like shyte...  The Nissan Titan is not so good of a product.

There is a reason why the F-150 leads in sales year after year, decade over decade over its Chevy and Dodge counterparts and especially Nissan...

Desirability  is  one factor.  It being an excellent product and probably better than its competition may be another factor...

 

Its just that I HATE the "sales is no indicator of how good a product is" argument.  Sales could be an indicator is alls Im sayin'.

Camry is an example given always.  McDonald's too.  And those examples are given as to say those are horrible products...

Well...how bad could they really be, if...year after year, decade after decade, the Camry and McDonald's Big Macs and Quarter Pounders (with cheese) STILL exist and STILL delight peoples ALL OVER the world?

Quality has sure gone down over the years and decades...sure...but peoples over the world know what a Camry and Big Mac is...and when listening to car and burger  connoisseurs on internet forums, you would think that these are the absolute WORST...but Toyota and McDonald's keeps on selling these things to peoples all over the world in tons year after year, decade after decade and make gabagoodillion amounts of money in doing so...

Just my opinion  and a different spin on this "sales does not equal" argument. 

 

 

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Many many middle-age folk still fall back into that 1970s-1980s mindset that an American brand ‘must’ sell in high numbers, always, and foreign brands are these cutesy, niche products always above sales volume criticism of any sort. I guess some folk think european brands are still struggling to recover from WWII.

I literally just got that ‘explaination’ from someone trying to defend mercedes in the middle of the 1960s!! 😆


Despite Cadillac selling in it’s traditional volume range (once you eliminate peak periods), and in an EVER competitive segment, the brand is continually bashed on volume when audi does about the same, with a preponderous reliance on entry-level lines. Because; wildly outmoded mindsets.

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1 hour ago, oldshurst442 said:

Quality has sure gone down over the years and decades...sure...but peoples over the world know what a Camry and Big Mac is...and when listening to car and burger  connoisseurs on internet forums, you would think that these are the absolute WORST...but Toyota and McDonald's keeps on selling these things to peoples all over the world in tons year after year, decade after decade and make gabagoodillion amounts of money in doing so..

I will say that this Pandemic has done one good thing for both McDonalds and Burger King. They went to a simple menu and while you cannot eat inside, Drive thru only, I did over the weekend take the time to make a quick lunch by going through with my mask on as is required and got a Bigmac and Fries and then on Sunday a Whopper and Fries.

Both burgers were actually pretty good and very hot. Fresh, not something I remember for either. Guess make to order for the drive through gets better quality right now. Tie between the two places.

Fries, McDonalds wins hands down. Hot, Crunchy with the right amount of salt, very tasty. Burger King were over salted, wimpy medium warm and no crunch.

Makes me wonder about other food places that have simplified their menu to stay going and do drive through only. I am hoping they have gone up on food quality too.

Around here, seems all the buffets are out of business and closed for good based on the news and the signage I have seen at the places when I drive by. Interesting is that I have not seen a McDonalds close for good, but I have seen plenty of Burger Kings, Wendys, Popeyes are all closed here. A few KFC and Pizza Huts are closed for good too. Very interesting times we live in.

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1 hour ago, oldshurst442 said:

But he aint sayin' that the Lincoln was a bad car...

He sure did. 

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5 hours ago, David said:

I will say that this Pandemic has done one good thing for both McDonalds and Burger King. They went to a simple menu and while you cannot eat inside, Drive thru only, I did over the weekend take the time to make a quick lunch by going through with my mask on as is required and got a Bigmac and Fries and then on Sunday a Whopper and Fries.

Both burgers were actually pretty good and very hot. Fresh, not something I remember for either. Guess make to order for the drive through gets better quality right now. Tie between the two places.

Fries, McDonalds wins hands down. Hot, Crunchy with the right amount of salt, very tasty. Burger King were over salted, wimpy medium warm and no crunch.

Makes me wonder about other food places that have simplified their menu to stay going and do drive through only. I am hoping they have gone up on food quality too.

Around here, seems all the buffets are out of business and closed for good based on the news and the signage I have seen at the places when I drive by. Interesting is that I have not seen a McDonalds close for good, but I have seen plenty of Burger Kings, Wendys, Popeyes are all closed here. A few KFC and Pizza Huts are closed for good too. Very interesting times we live in.

McDonald's down here simplified their menu at least a couple of months ago.  BK did not.  Wendy's, Popeyes, KFC are all open.  Basically any drive-thru restaurant stayed opened throughout this time.  An Applebee's down here was closed permanently about six weeks ago; the only Boston Market closed here at the end of February.  Most other places have either adapted or closed for a little while.  The buffet places were closed for several weeks (April-early June) before they reopened.

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McDs still has the best fast food fries.  I don't do a lot of fast food, but do love a quarter pounder w/ cheese and a side of fries occasionally...or one of their breakfast biscuit sandwiches.

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      “I have worked side-by-side with Jim Farley for the past three years and have the greatest confidence in him as a person and a leader,” Hackett said. “He has been instrumental in crafting our new product portfolio and redesigning our businesses around the world. He is also a change agent with a deep understanding of how to lead Ford in this new era defined by smart vehicles in a smart world.”
      Said Farley: “I love Ford and I am honored by the opportunity to serve and create value for Ford’s employees, customers, dealers, communities and all of our stakeholders. Jim Hackett has laid the foundation for a really vibrant future and we have made tremendous progress in the past three years. I am so excited to work together with the whole Ford team to realize the full potential of this great company in a new era.”
    • By William Maley
      During a recent fireside chat with Bank of America, Ford teased a new 'Whitespace' product due in the 2021MY. What could that product be? Muscle Cars & Trucks speculates this may be a smaller pickup truck.
      We've been hearing rumblings about this since 2018 when Automobile Magazine first brought this to light. This truck would be the replacement for the Brazilian market Courier, last sold in 2013. It would be based on the C2 platform that underpinned at the time the new Focus for markets outside of the U.S. Fuel would be added to the fire a year later when Jim Farley, Ford's president of global markets dropped this,
      Since then, a trademark filing for Maverick by Ford has appeared, possibly giving us a name for this new model. Plus, dealers were shown this model earlier this year where it earned an enthusiastic reception.
      This model could have a starting price of around $20,000 or so when it launches. Stay tuned.
      Source: Muscle Cars & Trucks

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    • By William Maley
      During a recent fireside chat with Bank of America, Ford teased a new 'Whitespace' product due in the 2021MY. What could that product be? Muscle Cars & Trucks speculates this may be a smaller pickup truck.
      We've been hearing rumblings about this since 2018 when Automobile Magazine first brought this to light. This truck would be the replacement for the Brazilian market Courier, last sold in 2013. It would be based on the C2 platform that underpinned at the time the new Focus for markets outside of the U.S. Fuel would be added to the fire a year later when Jim Farley, Ford's president of global markets dropped this,
      Since then, a trademark filing for Maverick by Ford has appeared, possibly giving us a name for this new model. Plus, dealers were shown this model earlier this year where it earned an enthusiastic reception.
      This model could have a starting price of around $20,000 or so when it launches. Stay tuned.
      Source: Muscle Cars & Trucks
    • By William Maley
      The past year is one that Nissan would like to forget. Their former CEO is arrested and then escapes to Lebanon. Shareholders are angry at the new leadership. Sales have been cratering and other issues. But the automaker is trying to get itself out of the hole by launching 10 new models in the next 20 months. The next model has been revealed this week - the 2022 Ariya EV.
      A compact SUV, the Ariya certainly looks futuristic with distinctive sculpting along the side, new "shield"-style front insert, and flowing roofline. Inside, Nissan goes for a minimalist approach with little brightwork and a row of touch-capacitive controls for the climate system that disappear when the vehicle is turned off. Two 12.3-inch screens serve as the instrument cluster and infotainment system.
      There will be two electric powertrains on offer for the Ariya,
      Single electric motor providing 215 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque, front-wheel drive Dual electric motors producing a total output of 389 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque, e-4ORCE all-wheel-drive Both powertrains will come standard with a 63.0-kWh battery pack, while a larger 87.0-kWh pack is optional. Nissan claims that the single electric motor paired with 87-kWh pack will achieve a max range of 300 miles - and that is based on the EPA cycle. No information was provided on recharge times.
      The Ariya will also come with Nissan's next-generation of ProPilot driver-assistance system called ProPilot 2.0. It will allow for hands-free driving in certain circumstances and can change lanes.
      Japan will be the first market to get the Ariya sometime in mid-2021. The U.S. won't see it until the end of 2021.
      Source: Nissan
      Press Release is on Page 2


      Nissan’s product transformation continues with Ariya, a 100 percent electric crossover for a new era
      The next step of Nissan’s transformation is here with an all-new EV that delivers driving excitement, confidence, comfort and connectivity; set to go on sale in U.S. in 2021 with a $40,000 starting price NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan today introduced the all-new Nissan Ariya, an electric crossover SUV that lets customers travel up to approximately 300 miles per charge (preliminary Nissan estimate for long-range 2WD model) while enjoying greater driving excitement, confidence, comfort, and connectivity.
      Its debut marks a key milestone in the Nissan NEXT transformation initiative, a four-year plan building on Nissan's reputation for innovation, craftsmanship, customer-focus and quality, alongside an ongoing cultural transformation. As the company's first all-electric crossover SUV, the Ariya embodies the company's vision to enrich people's lives.
      Representing the pinnacle of Nissan's technologies and design, the 100% electric Nissan Ariya debuted during a digital event in Yokohama. Ariya promises powerful acceleration and smooth, quiet operation and advanced driver assistance and connectivity technology– wrapped in a sophisticated yet simple exterior design with a spacious, lounge-like interior.
      CEO Makoto Uchida and Chief Operating Officer Ashwani Gupta unveiled the Ariya to a global audience during a livestreamed event at the new Nissan Pavilion in Yokohama, Japan.
      "The Ariya, a key model in Nissan's plan to roll out 10 new models in 20 months, demonstrates our commitment to meeting customer demand for crossovers with the most advanced electrified, automated and connected technologies," Gupta said. "The company expects sales of its EVs and e-POWER electrified models to be more than 1 million units a year by the end of fiscal 2023. The Ariya will play a significant role in attaining that goal."
      Nissan also aims to introduce advanced driver assistance technologies in more than 20 models in 20 markets, and to have sold more than 1.5 million vehicles equipped with these systems in that same period.
      The all-new Nissan Ariya is scheduled to go on sale in Japan in mid-2021, followed by the U.S. and Canada later in the year. U.S. pricing will start around $40,000.
      Powerful performance for a wide range of needs
      Nissan was the first automaker to introduce a mass market electric vehicle with the Nissan LEAF in 2010, which has resulted in nearly 500,000 sales to date. Building on Nissan's strength as an EV pioneer, the Ariya takes the powerful performance and capabilities of zero-emission vehicles to the heart of the electric vehicle market.
      The car's all-electric drivetrain combines excellent power delivery, charging capabilities and range. Customers can choose from multiple configurations to meet their individual needs. These include two-wheel-drive and new "e-4ORCE" all-wheel drive versions, as well as two different battery sizes. The e-4ORCE all-wheel control system balances the powerful performance with a smooth, comfortable ride and all-weather capability. The system's twin electric motors provide balanced, assured handling with sports car-level power.
      Advanced design and technology for stress-free driving
      Ariya is also the most advanced embodiment of Nissan Intelligent Mobility in a car to date.
      Drivers will feel more confident and less stressed thanks to the available, next-generation ProPILOT Assist 2.0 advanced driver assistance system that uses driver attention monitoring to enable hands-off single-lane highway operation. Ariya will also offer e-Pedal, which allows the driver to start, accelerate and decelerate using only the accelerator pedal.
      Standard across the Ariya lineup is Nissan Safety Shield® 360, a suite of six advanced active safety and driver-assist technologies. This includes Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Rear Automatic Braking, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and High Beam Assist. Ariya will also feature Nissan's Intelligent Around View Monitor, Intelligent Forward Collision Warning and other technologies aimed at making the drive easier and more enjoyable.
      A human-machine interface lets customers use natural speech to adjust car settings. Over-the-air firmware updates keep the Ariya feeling fresh and exciting. The Ariya also includes Amazon's Alexa to help customers simplify and organize their lives.
      Ariya will also feature wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ standard to help drivers seamlessly integrate their smartphone into their vehicle experience.
      Spacious, flat-floor cabin
      The Ariya's striking looks represent Nissan's new design language, Timeless Japanese Futurism. It is characterized by a distinctive Japanese approach, conveyed in a simple yet powerfully modern way.
      Nissan's designers took advantage of the car's new EV platform, which allows for a flat floor, and its compact climate control components to give the Ariya a very spacious cabin. The lounge-like interior, featuring thin profile Zero Gravity seats, provides a welcoming and comfortable environment for driver and passengers alike.
      "Nissan was a pioneer in the world of mass-market electric vehicles a decade ago with LEAF, setting the standard for affordable, mass-market electric vehicles. We expect nothing less for the new Nissan Ariya," said Gupta. "While the driving exhilaration of its acceleration and torque levels is undeniable, the Ariya offers balanced, customer-centric technology that is perfect for everyday use."
      Nissan Ariya Key Specifications
      Passenger configuration
      2-row, 5-passenger
      Drive configuration
      Front-wheel drive or e-4ORCE all-wheel drive
      Platform
      Newly developed Alliance CMF-EV
      Powertrain
      Single (FWD) / dual (e-4ORCE AWD) electric motor, Externally Excited Synchronous Motor (EESM)
      Battery capacity
      63 kWh / 87 kWh usable (total 65 kWh / 90 kWh)
      Thermal management
      Active battery management system
      Estimated range
      Up to approximately 300 miles (preliminary Nissan estimate)
      Level 2 charging
      Up to 7.2 kW
      DC charging type
      CCS standard up to 130 kW
      Output
      160 kW – 290 kW
      Torque
      221 lb-ft – 443 lb-ft
      Wheelbase
      109.3 in.
      Overall length
      182.9 in.
      Overall width
      74.8 in.
      Overall height
      65.4 in. – 65.7 (depending on roof rack)
      Cargo volume
      16.5 cu ft (FWD)
      14.6 (e-4ORCE)
      Wheel size
      19-inch or 20-inch
      Tire size
      235/55R19 or 255/45R20
      Available interior features
      Lounge-like space created by flat, open floor and slim-profile Zero Gravity seats; large, minimalist instrument panel with integrated capacitive haptic switches; innovative center storage box with fold-out tray, adjustable center console
      Available Advanced Driver Assist (ADAS) Technology
      ProPILOT Assist 2.0 featuring hands-off highway operation with Driver Monitoring System
      Available safety technology
      Nissan Safety Shield® 360 with Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning, High Beam Assist and Rear Automatic Braking
      Model configurations
      Ariya standard and long range (FWD)
      Ariya standard range e-4ORCE and long range e-4ORCE (AWD)
      * NOTE: All specifications are as of July 2020 and are subject to homologation. Model names, features and specifications may vary by market. Subject to final validation.

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