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Haven't sat in a 12c. But I barely fit in a 911 and no way do I fit in a R8
The demo, I am told, will be hear in mid november.
Any thoughts as a daily driver? My C63 is fine on the room department. But pity the guy behind me.
Any thoughts on the image this car portraits The wife has concerns.
It would be my summer daily driver. Any concerns about vandals or car door dings?

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It will probably be tight for you. I'm 6'3" and slender and it is easily one of the roomiest supercars I have been in. I have a 430 and cannot wear a helmet in it without being a good bit uncomfortable. I could make it work in the 12C; I'd estimate that I have about 1.5 - 2" clearance above my head. Maybe if you fiddle with the seat a bit you could fit in it, but I'd suggest you try it out when you can get in one. On the big plus side, the seats are very comfortable for taller people... unlike the daytona seats in my 430 which feel like they were really meant for someone 5'10"... especially after spending a few hours in them, today.

The doors are basically a composite plastic, from what I understand, so my guess is that they will be less susceptible to door dings than other constructions. But vandals and door digs depends a lot on how careful you are when you park and where you live. Through a lot of care I've only had one ding over the past 5 years in my cars.

As far as a daily driver, it will certainly get attention. But, honestly, I think people will likely make more assumptions about you if you're in a Ferrari or definitely a Lambo. The only concern I'd have about it being a daily driver is reliability at this point. It still isn't proven, but there don't appear to be any regular, major issues, yet. One other issue - at least hear in the states - would be residual value if you made it your daily driver. Many owners try to keep the mileage low in order to keep higher residual value. But I really feel that if I'm going to buy something, I'm going to enjoy it.
 

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I'm 6' 4" and 215lbs. I have about 3-4" of clear space above my head when sitting in the car with the seat fully back. There's not a huge amount of leg room but its by no means cramped. One of the nice things about the headroom is that I'll be able to wear a helmet when tracking it without adopting the 'italian ape' driving position (seat forward, back reclined way back) in order to get room for the helmet. Of course, don't forget the one aspect of the car's interior that impressed my wife more than anything else - it has two cupholders!!!
 

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I'm 6' 4" and 215lbs. I have about 3-4" of clear space above my head when sitting in the car with the seat fully back. There's not a huge amount of leg room but its by no means cramped. One of the nice things about the headroom is that I'll be able to wear a helmet when tracking it without adopting the 'italian ape' driving position (seat forward, back reclined way back) in order to get room for the helmet. Of course, don't forget the one aspect of the car's interior that impressed my wife more than anything else - it has two cupholders!!!
But no vanity mirror!,what it does have is the most ajustable steering wheel in a supercar,so that would help,also the best view out of the enormous window.
It will be tight,but worth a try
 
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