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3rd Gear (edited)

Noticed that the golf and leon have weird sitting positions. The steering wheel feels off centered. Can the drivers of these makes confirm. Of is it just me?

 

Also noticed that the leg room on the passenger side feels bigger then the driver's side. Weird.

 

Maybe it's because of my height? 179cm?

 

Any other makes have this issue?

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6th Gear

most likely they are designed for left hand drive in mind while on the drawing board

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3rd Gear

Merc e class also like this

Surprising! I would have thought a bigger car would not have this issue. Lazy engineering?

 

Anyway E class above my grade. Just looking for a replacement for my focus.

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Turbocharged

Surprising! I would have thought a bigger car would not have this issue. Lazy engineering?

 

Anyway E class above my grade. Just looking for a replacement for my focus.

Get a Japanese Car...

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Hypersonic

Sometimes when one hand is stronger than the other, the wheel will go off center abit :grin:

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Supersonic

A lot of German cars are designed for the driver to adapt to the car's design, not built around the driver. Been like for a long while.

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Supersonic

Sometimes when one hand is stronger than the other, the wheel will go off center abit :grin:

That's exaggerating.

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Supersonic

Mini R56 is essentially designed as LHD from ground up.

 

Bonnet is on the left rather than right.

 

But Steering wheel and seat is aligned.

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Hypersonic

That's exaggerating.

Hahahahaha!!!!! :XD:

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Supersonic

It's a special feature or they use different rulers to measure.  [:p]

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Supersonic

Sometimes when one hand is stronger than the other, the wheel will go off center abit :grin:

 

:XD:

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Supersonic (edited)

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Hypersonic (edited)

It's for driver who have one arm longer than the other.

 

I like offset pedals as one of my leg is longer than the other 2.

 

:D

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Turbocharged

The camry wheel also looks slightly offset in that picture above. I've never noticed if my car had an offset steering wheel, but my pedals are offset to the right.

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Supersonic

Oh the offset is also on the left hand drive cars. What the hell happened to "German precision".

 

i would like to think that it is purposely engineered this way... 

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