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Old 03-13-2009, 11:24 PM   #1
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i was wondering if anyone else thinks that the ssei bonnies were ahead of their time, my ssei has the head up display, 9 seat controls, 6 cd changer, the cd remote thing, the steering wheel controls, the light sensitive head lights, the air compressor in the trunk, the automatic tinting rear view mirror, the digital compass, the moon roof, the fully automatic a/c and heater system, and of course the STANDARD STOCK SUPERCHARGER, sorry i got carried away. so does anyone think that my ssei was maby just 16 years ahead of its time? i deff thnk so, i wanna no wat u think
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Luxury cars tend to be ahead of there time. ABS, infrared, backup camera, GPS, you name it, people willing to pay, it will be there.
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but what i mean about ahead of their time, i mean technology wise, i didnt think this kind of technology was available all thoes years ago
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When you look at the technology that was deployed in these cars back when they first appeared, it was definitely ahead of its time. Kind of rudimentary now compared to what the newer cars have, but still impressive.
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very true, but for a 17 year old in high school, the bonnie is considered a god
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Pontiac and Oldsmobile were always the brands to test new technology for General Motors. The Toronado was the first GM car to be front wheel drive - all the way back in the 1960'*. The Pontiac 6000 had a DIC system years before it appeared in other cars. Then pontiac brought back fuel efficient, powerful engines through the 3800.
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Luxury cars tend to be ahead of there time. ABS, infrared, backup camera, GPS, you name it, people willing to pay, it will be there.
Thats it in a nutshell. Rico, when you have some time, you should go to a Caddy Dealership and check out an XLS. Their headup display, radar, Nav systems, and total electonic control, etc, etc, even make my GXP look "Model T'ish "
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Thats it in a nutshell. Rico, when you have some time, you should go to a Caddy Dealership and check out an XLS. Their headup display, radar, Nav systems, and total electonic control, etc, etc, even make my GXP look "Model T'ish "
John, don't you mean the XLR-V? The XLR-V has the Supercharged Northstar V-8 which delivers 443 hp at 6,400 rpm and 414 lb-ft at 3,900 rpm and will do 0-60 in 4.6 seconds. This car is not only a hot rod, it'* a true work of technological art.
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