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Originally Posted by jag_guy_2020 View Post
even with the seat all the way down and back I have limited leg room. I'm right over 6'1".
Same here (6'-1.5"). No headroom problems, but need seat all the way back for adequate legroom.
 
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Old 04-16-2015, 07:51 AM
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Originally Posted by lhoboy View Post
Same here (6'-1.5"). No headroom problems, but need seat all the way back for adequate legroom.
Same here and while I also have the seat pushed as far back as it goes, I do also have the seat raised ever so slightly as I like seeing just the top of the hood/vents. Reminds me what I'm driving
 
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6' 3" - no concerns at all in the coupe
 
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There are advantages to being 5' 10".
 
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There are advantages to being 5' 10".
Or 5'2" ....
 
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Unfortunately most of my time will not be on a track but more practically a garage, parallel park scooting in tight traffic. I'm a couple weeks from finding out if this works for the ftype. I learned to manage in a 911 where the hood drops off so should be ok
 
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You have the 14 way upgraded seat and didn't try to lower it?

I was thinking the same thing. Where is the facepalm emoticon...?
 
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I'm 6'8" and only dream of fitting in an f-type
 
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Old 12-21-2016, 01:27 PM
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Originally Posted by richbytrade View Post
I'm 6'8" and only dream of fitting in an f-type
If I were so plagued, I would install a Recaro racing bucket: lower seat height, more legroom (thinner backrest), less weight.
As is, at 6'-2", plenty of headroom left over for a "stoker" hat.
 
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Old 12-21-2016, 03:32 PM
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My problem isn't getting in. Getting out in a fluid motion is something I'm still perfecting. That sill is higher on the inside than it looks ;-)
 
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Old 12-21-2016, 04:17 PM
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I'm 6'4 and fit. I don't feel cramped but I wouldn't mind a few more inches of leg room. In terms of head room, there are about 4 inches between my head and roof. My last car was a BMW 650i which had a lot more space but I like the cockpit feel of the F-type R. I've only had my car since Saturday so I'm still getting used to it and trying to find the best seat position.
 
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Putting my left hand on the sill while rolling out/standing up works for me. I'm sure it looks graceful.
 
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Old 12-21-2016, 05:11 PM
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I'm also 6'4" and feel that my F Type R is comfortable. I could use my leg room but I tend to wear flat buttom shoes when driving the R. At this time there is no other car I would prefer other than the F Type.
 
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The first step is that you have to want to fit in there. If you go in expecting to feel cramped, you probably will.
 
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Putting my left hand on the sill while rolling out/standing up works for me. I'm sure it looks graceful.
I gave up on grace a long time ago The door jam and seat back are my exit assist. Love it when I have the top down I just grab the top of the wind screen. Getting in.......well I just call it the "hip slide"
 
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I gave up on grace a long time ago.
Me too, but that has nothing to do with the car.
 
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I've hit my head getting in my XF 10 times compared to 0 times in my FType.
 
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I'm 6'4" and I don't know how you guys can sit more or less comfortably in the F-Type, it was impossible for me when I've test-driven it. I'm also somewhat muscular and it was extremely cramped, especially my head was pretty much near the roof even with the best seat configuration.

I guess it's just different when you actually own the car and you are more tolerable because how awesome it is and the height just isn't enough of a "problem" to give up on the car. ;-)
 
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Old 10-13-2018, 11:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Falkenhayn View Post
I'm 6'4" and I don't know how you guys can sit more or less comfortably in the F-Type, it was impossible for me when I've test-driven it. I'm also somewhat muscular and it was extremely cramped, especially my head was pretty much near the roof even with the best seat configuration.

I guess it's just different when you actually own the car and you are more tolerable because how awesome it is and the height just isn't enough of a "problem" to give up on the car. ;-)
Hard to understand. I'm 6'-2" and with the seat all the way down, I have at least 4-5" of headroom. You must have a lot more seat padding (muscle, of course).

 

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