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Chris100

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If you're to busy trying to listen to an infotainment system with a soundtrack under the bonnet like that, that car isn't for you 不

A GT car is all about being able to do big miles with ease, to me that means a great interior and infotainment as well because it's something you will definitely want if you are going to cover big miles.
 

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Eager

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Whats everyone thoughts on what a GT car has to offer?
for me probably decent size, performance, room to take 4 comfortably, with 4 doors? comfort and toys. Or how far does that go, does it go as big as a m5 ? Modern diesels are rapid too with things like x-drive BMWs. Or is that more performance saloon territory, is a GT car 2 door?
Nearly seems a bit blurry as cars come in every shape and size now, mostly everything is bigger too. The old classes of GT or hot hatch or performance or sports car etc seem harder to divide.
 

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I read a couple of reviews on them and according to those they are dull as dishwater.
must have been only a couple as I have read plenty that rate them. The GSF also gets favorable reviews and would be a decent option for your needs. would not put any credit to mainstream UK motoring press as majority are influenced by advertising revenue and the german stuff is everywhere.

outside of that would definitely consider an AM Vantage or DB9 ... timeless classics which still look fantastic and built for GT. The Evora would also be a consideration but appreciate that it is not strictly a GT car but you should get plenty of fun from the chassis/driving feel
 

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I think the mustang is the only GT car on the list

How does it differ in nature to the likes of an S5 though?

None of them would be my definition of a GT car to be honest, but I suppose everyone has a different perception. An M6 is what I keep coming back to, or 911 4S. I picture a GT car as something youd happily road trip to the Alps in.

Difficult, yet interesting one!
 

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I guess its much softer, quieter, with better spec, bigger version of a performance coupe ? Is that how you arrive at GT car
 

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How does it differ in nature to the likes of an S5 though?

None of them would be my definition of a GT car to be honest, but I suppose everyone has a different perception. An M6 is what I keep coming back to, or 911 4S. I picture a GT car as something youd happily road trip to the Alps in.

Difficult, yet interesting one!
Its a big car with loads of power and comfortable, looks great too. A cayman is a sports car and an S5 or 440 wouldnt be my idea of a fun GT.
I had similar in mind to you and M6 or 911 would be perfect, if I was after a grand tourer to have a laugh in too I would seriously consider the current M5. But thats just me.
 

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How does it differ in nature to the likes of an S5 though?

None of them would be my definition of a GT car to be honest, but I suppose everyone has a different perception. An M6 is what I keep coming back to, or 911 4S. I picture a GT car as something youd happily road trip to the Alps in.

Difficult, yet interesting one!

That new show with Tiff Needell, 'For the love of cars' did that actual comparison, Mustang vs S5, worth a look if anyone was considering either.
 

Chris100

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I would class a GT as a large(ist) 2 door coupe, could have either 2 or 4 seats. Needs to be powerful, comfortable, a nice interior with good infotainment and reasonable sized boot.
 

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Yea I agree large coupe with 2-4 comfortable chairs, nicely trimmed, powerful good sounding engine, space for a couple of suitcases and have a decent ride.
 

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Sure even top gear couldnt agree what a GT was, Harris turned up in a Bentley which would be a good grand tourer.
An SL 63 would be a good shout too
 

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Sure even top gear couldnt agree what a GT was, Harris turned up in a Bentley which would be a good grand tourer.
An SL 63 would be a good shout too
Sl would be a gd shout, or a cl if u want 4 seats

want about a Continental, id say thats the definition of a gt, or love an aston rapide
 
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