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Old 06-18-2012, 08:20 AM   #1
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Anyone worried about not fitting in the car?

I'm 6FT3. I have a test drive this Thursday.

With a deposit already paid, I hope I can fit comfortably.

I currently drive a Golf and driving position is very comfortable with plenty of space.
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Old 06-18-2012, 08:27 AM   #2
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Should be fine, I've heard 6'7 people have fit alright.
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Old 06-18-2012, 08:27 AM   #3
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im 6f2, theres a guy on this forum thats 6f8 and fits fine. helmet might be an issue for him tho. our heights will be fine
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Old 06-18-2012, 08:33 AM   #4
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Feeling more comfortable now about my impending purchase.
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Old 06-18-2012, 08:38 AM   #5
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I'm 6"3 and I was amazed by the room. You will need the seat back so no kids in the back but trust me, you'll be very comfortable
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Old 06-18-2012, 08:49 AM   #6
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I'm 6'3 as well dude, very comfy up front!

Just don't try sit in the back.. you'll get a headache from your head hitting the back window constantly
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Old 06-18-2012, 06:35 PM   #7
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6'3 here as well
Was wondering about this also, glad to hear us tall folk can still fit. Getting out maybe the issue tho haha
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Old 06-18-2012, 07:02 PM   #8
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Im just under 6'2 and I fit in easily with plenty of comfort. The only catch is the car becomes a 3 seater. You could possibly put someone behind the drivers seat but their knees will be diging into the seat abit.
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Old 06-18-2012, 11:51 PM   #9
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I'm 6'7" and I just sat in one. With the wheel up I got in easily still could use more room, as my knee is close to the dash
The interior plastics on the gt are actually very nice
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Old 06-18-2012, 11:54 PM   #10
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Hows the leg room and head clearance compared to your 8 Tony?
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My left knee has more room in the 8, but the head clearance is a little better in the 86
One thing, while I didn't drive it, I pressed the clutch and it doesn't feel like its there (compared to my 8)
Also the 1st thing I will do is a shorter height shifter as this one sits higher than I like (looks about higher than the stock 8 one wrt to the console)
The exhaust tips are HUGE (good huge but).. Pics don't do them justice, as you can't comprehend how small this car is
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Old 06-19-2012, 12:05 AM   #12
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Good, good.
The main reason I didnt buy an 8 a couple of years back was coz of the headroom.
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That's the reason I don't have a sunroof in the 8 lol
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Old 06-19-2012, 12:18 AM   #14
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I was concerned (6'2") but from all accounts you don't even have to put the seat all the way back to be comfortable. As for having passengers in the back, well too bad for them haha.
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