Good starting point from the concept, but not aggressive and way tame by comparison to what we will see, I'm sure of it.
Based on what we can see in the design language moving forward you can see based on the concept, the 'Progressive Energy in Strength' Sculpture, and the spy shots of other...
It's not Kool-Aid, it's called understanding and being realistic.
Having a single purpose platform for a mass production car trying to hit a dollar target,range of customers, performance goals, and ever moving government safety standards is not economically feasible in any way.
This car has to...
Guess we should have stayed with the Fox platform since it was smaller and lighter right?
CD6 is a flexible platform that was designed for scale for both mid/full sized cars and SUVs, so lets not blow a gasket on it and pretend its something its not.
S650 is not the platform of the car.
The program name (S650) would not change and it's not there to smooth over anything.
It sounds like the decision was made to continue to use the same or slightly altered current platform instead of moving to the originally intended one for that program...
People seem to blindly quote some wiki and people forget anyone can edit it. Not a good source for absolute truths. Just goes to show you how wrong information can spread.
To be fair, it wasn't exactly broadcast when the 2015 came out what platform it was on, and I've seen it...
SN95/S197/S550/S650 aren't a modified anything. They are program #'s, not platforms.
I believe the only reason people refer to S550 as the platform was because, until recently, the actual platform it was riding on was never really referenced.