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Yeah, it's all relative. I'd rather get to sit in a pre-production than nothing at all. If one came through tomorrow, I'd jump at the chance to sit in one. A production demo would of course be even better but they haven't even started making those yet.
Exactly!

If @ajmartineau were invited to drive a PP tomorrow, I don't think the answer would be "No, I'll wait for a real one"! 😂
 

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Yeah, it's all relative. I'd rather get to sit in a pre-production than nothing at all. If one came through tomorrow, I'd jump at the chance to sit in one. A production demo would of course be even better but they haven't even started making those yet.
I was lucky enough to get the chance to see one in the flesh and even sit in it back in March. I can assure you I wasn't disappointed (apart from the fact it was LHD). It was comfortable, had a good driving position (for me anyway) with comfortable seating, although I think UK production seats might be different. Room in back was quite good. I can only surmise and hope that the production versions will be even better. Knew instantly that I had made the right decision in ordering one. Just want it NOW. Having said that, all good things come to those that wait.
 
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I was lucky enough to get the chance to see one in the flesh and even sit in it back in March. I can assure you I wasn't disappointed (apart from the fact it was LHD). It was comfortable, had a good driving position (for me anyway) with comfortable seating, although I think UK production seats might be different. Room in back was quite good. I can only surmise and hope that the production versions will be even better. Knew instantly that I had made the right decision in ordering one. Just want it NOW. Having said that, all good things come to those that wait.
What did you think of visibility out the back window using the mirror and the size of rear/side blind spots?
 

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What did you think of visibility out the back window using the mirror and the size of rear/side blind spots?
Drove lorries for 6 years and vans for 10. Both had metal rear windows. Who needs rear view mirrors. They are only there because they have to be by law. You don't have to USE them. I use side mirrors so didn't really pay attention to that aspect of the car. I was more interested in comfortabilty of the driving position. Bit difficult to test blind spots in a closed in portion of a car showroom
 

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Drove lorries for 6 years and vans for 10. Both had metal rear windows. Who needs rear view mirrors. They are only there because they have to be by law. You don't have to USE them. I use side mirrors so didn't really pay attention to that aspect of the car. I was more interested in comfortabilty of the driving position.
Interesting "perspective".
 

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I was lucky enough to get the chance to see one in the flesh and even sit in it back in March. I can assure you I wasn't disappointed (apart from the fact it was LHD). It was comfortable, had a good driving position (for me anyway) with comfortable seating, although I think UK production seats might be different. Room in back was quite good. I can only surmise and hope that the production versions will be even better. Knew instantly that I had made the right decision in ordering one. Just want it NOW. Having said that, all good things come to those that wait.
I know I’m late to this thread, but may I ask how tall you are? I’m 6’3” and seat adjustments are always a make or break issue. Thx!
 

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I know I’m late to this thread, but may I ask how tall you are? I’m 6’3” and seat adjustments are always a make or break issue. Thx!
The new CEO of Ford stands 6 foot 6 inches and fits easily into the 'back" seat. The front has plenty of room.
 

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I know I’m late to this thread, but may I ask how tall you are? I’m 6’3” and seat adjustments are always a make or break issue. Thx!
5'11. I like to sit high and just touched roof with seat in highest position. In the back I had plenty of headroom
 

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5'11. I like to sit high and just touched roof with seat in highest position. In the back I had plenty of headroom
Good to hear the power seat could be raised so much that you could actually hit the roof! (Although again, those probably weren't the production seats. But they should be close, particularly the power mechanism.)

Since you said "roof" instead of "glass", I assume that was not a panoramic roof version. The regular roof ceiling protrudes about 1.5" lower than the glass one.

Only problem with relying too much on raising the power seat a bunch (instead of the car floor being taller) is getting in/out of the car without hitting your head. That can be a pain in the neck to duck a lot.
 



 









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