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Gavril Grand Marshal

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  1. gabester

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    The quintessential American full-size sedan. Body-on-frame construction, a V8 engine, and a heavy duty live axle rear suspension make it more than adequate for police work or taxi service. It's more suited to PIT maneuvering fleeing cars than winning races, but its V8 does make a decent amount of power. Its handling characteristics are closer to a couch on wheels than a sports car, though.

    No interior yet, but it's coming soon.

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  2. Peterbilt

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    Very clever name Gabe, very clever.

    I have an idea for a later time too, I don't really know how to put it so I will just say this.

    Murcury Grand Marquis-Marauder


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    Nice car, I like its looks. How fast does it go?
     
  4. Bubbleawsome

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    Well, probably ~ 120
     
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    May be a dumb question, but does that mean that you plan on making an enforcer addition? Looks very fun, and very realistic so far.
     
  6. Hati

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    the only problem I have with it is that it's fascia makes it look very similar to the Ibishu Covet, even more so in white. not really a flaw because I've been waiting for you to make a fill size 90's sedan for ages. It's nice work. Cant wait for progress on interiors and your truck.
     
  7. gabester

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    We do plan to allow for vehicle modding (installing different parts in-game) so something like that should be possible.

    To be fair, most early 90s cars look pretty similar.
     
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  8. Hondune

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    Looks absolutely incredible as always.

    It does, however, look a tad bit to small (or the Covet is slightly to large) assuming that the Grand Marshel is roughly the size of a Crown Vic and the Covet is about the size of an older 2 door Civic.

    this is the only pic i could find with those two cars together, but you can tell that the crown vic is quite a bit larger, both in height and width. In the screenshot you posted the Grand Marshel seams to be smaller (or at least similarly sized) in width and height than the Covet.


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  9. BBQ

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    Great car :) But I think it needs to be a tiny bit bigger as Hondune said.
     
  10. gabester

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    Both cars match the real dimensions of similar real-life cars (Honda Civic, Ford Crown Victoria) almost exactly. The Covet looks bigger because it's closer to the camera. The scaling is fine:
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    Will it have anti roll bars or will it be simply terrible handling wise?
     
  12. OffCamberCustomz

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    Haha. I own a 1994 Grand Marquis. Looks almost identical. Mines burgundy, with Flowmaster 40's and 3" catback pipes. Its a 281 4.6L v8. Great car. Reliable, Strong, And may not be a powerhouse....But it is a torque monster.
    Hope to see various styles of this :)
    Great work.

    This is not my car. But sounds identical.
     
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  13. dariush

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    The crown vic is my favourite car. And the crown vic is my favourite car! (american car)
     
  14. gabester

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    It's got realistic anti-roll bars. It's actually really hard to flip; it just has pillowy suspension.
     
  15. Hondune

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    I figured it was partially because of the camera perspective, but even still it seamed like where the two cars were touching, if the Grand Marshel was level the front end would have been lower then the windows/body line on the side of the Covet which is close to the height of the hood.

    Anywho, glad to see its correct scale.

    Other then that the only other criticism i have is that the grill of the Grand Marshel doesnt look as good as the grill on the Covet and D15, mostly because it isnt 3d like the other cars are, but also because the texture is also very flat looking. Maybe just some slight beveling on the texture would help
     
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    I'm not sure whether the Grand Marshall in the videos is the same color as the one shown above or if the lighting just makes them look different, but I prefer the grey color in the pictures over the brownish in the videos. Either way, looks like the best so far! Keep 'em coming!
     
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    Awesome work as always! :) Older cars (70's, 80's, 90's) are my favourites to drive in games. Just a hint but you should consider a station wagon later ;)
     
  18. OffCamberCustomz

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    Hey Gabester, was just thinking. You could also make a version with air ride susp. Like they did.
    Double Wishbone in the fron and airsprings with shocks on the rear. Just a suggestion. Either way great car.
     
  19. gtaman788

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    Hi nice car Gabe how the progress of the interior going.:D
     
  20. gabester

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    I've designed it but haven't started modeling it yet.
     
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