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      10-02-2015, 11:11 AM   #115
Second Lieutenant

Drives: 2021 Porsche Cayenne S
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: SF, CA

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I definitely did cross shop the Ghibli SQ4. Looks and sound as well as price had me intrigued. Ultimately I decided to scrap the idea for a few main reasons:

1) Interior quality felt quite poor, and in certain areas looked like a grab bag of parts. The shift paddles felt like plastic.

2) Visibility was awkward. For me, the pillars seemed to be placed in the worst places, and the C pillar is really thick.

3) Limp accelerator pedal feel - strange how little resistance there is

4) Concerning issues on the Ghibli forums - check it out, lots of reports on cracked chassis components.
Retired: 2015 M5, BSM/Black, DCT
Retired: 2013 E92 M3, SSII/Black, DCT
Retired: 2011 E90 335i, BSM/Beige, 6MT
Retired: 2008 Cayman S, Black/Black, 6MT
Retired: 2007 E92 328i, JB/Black, 6MT
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