Update Speculation thread

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  1. Slugfest

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    Forgive me, but while I will admit the 0-62 of 15 seconds (supposedly) is quite impressive, an American family could afford a Ford LTD Crown Vic, lugging 2 tons to 60 in 10.2 sec (again, supposedly), with a top speed of 112 mph...

    Speaking of that, wasn't there some speculation on a few Grand Marshall generations, or am I completely wrong?
     
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    A quick 2015 widgeon concept... electric two seater microcar.
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    the way to the design:
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  3. EozCompanyCZ

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    Yeah, but during the same time you also could get a Chevrolet Chevette 1.8 L diesel with 0-100 kph of 24.4 seconds (not sure about that, the Pontiac 1000, a badge engineered Chevy Chevette was measure at 0- 60 mph time of 30 seconds!) or if you want something bigger, Chevy Impala 4,.4 L with 0- 100 kph time of 18.9 s. Plus in Europe LTDs fuel consumption of around 18.8 litres per 100 km would be prohibitively expensive.

    Remember that the cheapest Ford Escort of that time had a 1.1 litre engine that produced 50 HP (same as Wartburg) and had a 0- 100 time of 17.7 s and a top speed of 142 kph (at least that's what the manufacture said)

    Also, to answer the question of speed of the Wartburg, tests from that time show a 0-100 of about 20s, there is a lot of wheelspin caused by the light front end.

    If you wanted a fast car behind the iron curtain (at least in Czechoslovakia) you’d either try to get something from the west or bought yourself a Lada 1600, which had 78 HP and a top speed of 155 kph (although most people I know who owned one say that 160 kph+ was possible but it took a long time)

    If you wanted economy but didn’t really care about the speed, you’d get a Škoda 105 L or a Dacia 1300 both being quite economical.

    And something for the laughs:


    About the Grand Marshal, I don’t remember there being any actual news about it but then my memory isn’t the best.
     
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  4. Slugfest

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    I guess that's fair, especially comparing it to the Escort, which had huge sales.

    Nothing like a nice ride, am I right? ;)
     
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  6. tobias95ng

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    Realy Nice drawing looks great :)

    (but i wouldnt buy it (because of several reasons) without an Real and reliable easy and cheap to maintain by myselve an Engine that gives you a long milage and is able te reach more than 7 years live span ;D (and actauly makes fun with an classic engine sound and gear shifts) and on the economical side synhetic and bio fuel as fuel ;D so literaly all that what a reliant robbin had you dont need more car :rolleyes: )
     
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  7. Sithhy™

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    The Pigeon will most likely be reworked/remastered to fit the modern modeling standards of the Widgeon
     
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  8. etca1515

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    I sure hope so
     
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  9. SmartySmart702

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    I really like the Ibishu Wigeon design but the biggest problem for me is that the steering wheel is on the right side (I know it fits the brand but still). Guess I will need to wait for a (probably lower quality) mod that switches the interior :(
    I just cannot enjoy driving in first person when the wheel is on the right side. It just feels too unfamiliar.

    And to those who think the last update was underwhelming:
    You know that the devs are also working on other stuff like the career mode? And each update is extremely high quality.
    Just enjoy the new, free content the game gets with each update.

    Sorry for not speculating.
     
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  10. vmlinuz

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    Agreed with that last bit. I have a feeling the next update will have major technical improvements as well as a new gridmap, so we're especially lucky to be getting a new vehicle as well!
     
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  11. EruptionTyphlosion

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    As others have stated, it would make sense that the pigeon would get a remaster alongside the wigeon, as the former is in absolutely abysmal shape. However, I feel like there will be more vehicle content than just the pigeon remaster and the wigeon.

    Some possibilities for the remaining content (probably only one or two of these, there's no way they'd do all this for the summer update):
    - Bolide remaster (teased last summer)
    - H Series content update (teasers from last year and post by stoat)
    - Grand Marshal content update (GM remaster was released as a work in progress back in 2019)
    - 5 door hatchback covet? (Note the recently changed body name)
    - SBR4 TTS2R? (Given the recently added S2R parts for the SBR)
    - ttSport ETK K series? (Given the ttSport text on the driving academy livery)
     
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    Why limit speculation to a 5 door hatchback? If they're doing the Covet, a sedan and maybe even coupe would go right along with it...
     
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  13. EruptionTyphlosion

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    The reason I speculate a five door hatchback is the fact that the current body is called the "three door hatchback unibody". Beam never specifies doors on a body unless there are bodies of the same style but with differing door counts, which makes me think a 5 door hatchback is planned.

    For example, the LeGran's sedan body is just called "sedan unibody", as it has no other bodies of the same type with different door counts. However, the bluebuck specifies door count on its sedan and hardtop bodies as each have two and four door variants.

    I guess my concern with a covet sedan is that it would feel a bit redundant with the older pessima, as it's already a sedan from the same company in the same time period.
     
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    The Civic and Accord both sold well here in the U.S. ...
     
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    In my opinion from watching the Sebring-Vanguard CitiCar that Aging Wheels reviewed, the Ibishu Wigeon looks to possibly be electric.

    And it might possibly have a brushed DC electric motor like the CitiCar, since they're both pretty much wedges.
     
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    Quoting myself because everyone keeps talking about the Citicar
    --- Post updated ---
    Image for comparison:
     
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    The Covet body has been called “3-Door Hatchback Unibody” since the 0.5.3 update in 2016, when body slots were added to all vehicles. In no way does it indicate an imminent alternate body style.
     
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  18. Blue Bird Gaming

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    Honestly I’m surprised that no one has made a mod that puts the pigeon steering wheel on the left side. I know the closest thing to that is the LHD version of the ibishu Dove mod (4 wheeled pigeon), and even that mod is partially outdated.
     
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