Scout Design Ideas

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One thing I really liked on my Scout was the linear effect of the gauges across the narrow dash.

Offer an edition with fewer screens. My friends Rivian already seems dated and they use their phone more often. Otherwise have the screen in tablet form with mount that can be updated and locked up sticky fingers.

Design is tricky, between tried and true, and cutting edge... you can get so far ahead of yourself that nothing works. Calls to memory the dash of the Aston Martin Logonda!! So far ahead that it was a fail.



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I hope that scout motors can make their models somewhat affordable. It would be cool if they could also make an even more affordable smaller scout in addition to the regular scout and scout pickup. Like Rivian with the r2
For me, the Scout 2 size is just about perfect. You can carry 5 people and still have pretty good storage behind the 2nd row. It's still easy to park in an urban area or fit down a tight trail or driveway, but it's not tiny. In addition, because it's electric, you can have a huge front frunk (perhaps some storage for the driver/luggage/etc) and a lot of room in the under the hood area for things that might be permanently mounted like the HVAC system, inverter, air compressor, etc.). The latter could be under a cover (or not, it would be cool to have it NOT all hidden under plastic panels).

With how far suspension technology has come in 50 years, they should be able to keep the tight turning ability (the Scout 2 is an amazing runabout in part because it's so effortless to turn in sharp spots) but still have it track beautifully down the highway at 80 MPH.
 
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One thing I really liked on my Scout was the linear effect of the gauges across the narrow dash.

Offer an edition with fewer screens. My friends Rivian already seems dated and they use their phone more often. Otherwise have the screen in tablet form with mount that can be updated and locked up sticky fingers.
I wouldn't mind digital gauges with an infotainment centered and knobs for temperature controls only.
 
Had a chance yesterday to see the new Nissan Z in person. Thats another example of a really nice blend of classic Nissan/Datsun and modern vehicle. Hope Scout design is similar in approach.
Looks really good in person, especially the rear taillights -retro in the most modern way possible
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Had a chance yesterday to see the new Nissan Z in person. Thats another example of a really nice blend of classic Nissan/Datsun and modern vehicle. Hope Scout design is similar in approach.
Looks really good in person, especially the rear taillights -retro in the most modern way possible
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I concur, the Z and Challenger are IMO the best looking modern car at this moment. The interior of the Z is also remarkable.
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Had a chance yesterday to see the new Nissan Z in person. Thats another example of a really nice blend of classic Nissan/Datsun and modern vehicle. Hope Scout design is similar in approach.
Looks really good in person, especially the rear taillights -retro in the most modern way possible
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I like the 2 doors, but... does the roof come off?
 
I know by now the exterior design is locked in as the Scout SUV is to be shown this summer. BUT I am hoping it has the simple exterior of the original Scouts but with a dash of the current Land Rover Defender.
 
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I know by now the exterior design is locked in as the Scout SUV is to be shown this summer. BUT I am hoping it has the simple exterior of the original Scouts but with a dash of the current Land Rover Defender.
gross.... Do you even Scout dude?

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Be nice... :cool:

There are elements of the Defender interior that are kinda cool. Ours will be better... :D
I do like the simplicity of the defender interior from the passenger dash panel and stamped defender badging. In addition the center console looks ergonomic. Not too sure about that shifter location.
 
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