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Old 05-22-2013, 12:25 PM
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Talking Imagine your perfect car.

Hello fellow drivers.

It would be interesting to hear what would be your perfect or simply a car you would like to see or drive?

I'll give an example.

Coupe body. Front engine, rear wheel drive, fitted with Audi Q7 twin-turbo TDI V12 engine but with a very large turbo and twin screw supercharger. So it would kick in as soon as 1.5k rpm all the way to the end. Mechanical fuel pump. As many parts rust proof as possible so carbon fiber body. No ABS, TC, no assists, no electronics, all mechanical. Just A/C and heavy audio system. Reliable interior and exterior.

I'll add more if I think of anything else

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Old 05-22-2013, 01:14 PM
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I'd say Ari Vatanen's Pike's Peak Peugeot 405 t16. But then any Group B monster in full rally trim would do just fine.
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Old 05-23-2013, 03:09 AM
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Oh yeah! I love rally cars, especially group B monsters. My favorite is Audi Sport Quattro S1. That sound, brutal acceleration and amazing handling. Oh man I'm getting wet.

And I also love Lancia 037 being rear wheel drive car in group B


It's shame I wasn't born to see group B
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Old 05-23-2013, 10:47 AM
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quattro and Group B appeared just as I was getting old enough to drive, so I followed every step of their evolution and dissolution. There were some amazing years. You can still get some taste of that era during Rally Legend and a few other events throughout Europe that bring back old drivers driving Group B machines. OK, they are tuned at 80-90 percent of their potential, but the sound is the same, speed is there, Walter Rohrl and other stars still have what it takes to tame those monsters.
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Old 05-26-2013, 03:35 PM
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Mmmmmm Group B...... Don't forget the Porsche 959 and Lancia Stratos.

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Old 05-26-2013, 03:57 PM
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Start with the body of the new Pagani Huayra, add a 3.0L V12 dual charged with direct injection. 6 speed manual, rwd with 2-way diff. Carbon fiber Bride seats, full roll cage. Speedo, tach, water temp, oil temp, boost gauge. No fancy electronics, no gadgets, mechanical throttle.

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Old 05-30-2013, 12:20 AM
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Imagine your perfect car.

Just an Aston Martin DBS in black interior and exterior with a 6 speed manual and the 6.0L V12 engine. Nothing more


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Old 05-30-2013, 12:25 AM
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my imagine car can fly
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Old 07-05-2013, 05:57 PM
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Size/shape/door count of the e30 sedan, RWD, manual, under 3000 lbs, some of today's features and most importantly a naturally aspirated inline 6 with 350 HP.
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Manual five or six speed, rear wheel drive, steering with great feedback and response (so probably hydraulic) a naturally aspirated engine, reliable and reasonably easy and affordable to maintain. Probably not a convertible and bonus points if a 6'2" driver doesn't wind up banging knees or has to sit eye level with the very top of the windshield. Some modern safety features like air bags would be great, but any e-nannies should be defeatable.
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E30 M3 with Infinite Improbability Drive.

EDIT: oh, and a couple good cup holders.
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Old 07-07-2013, 03:04 AM
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Pretty much what Carraway said, although the rack and pinion steering on the inline sixes is better than the hydraulic assist used on the V8s. (bigger engine = less room).

I don't personally like the direction BMW is going with their new stuff - softer, more electro-nannies etc. What I want is a model for people who like to drive - a performance stripper similar to what MoPar did back in the day when they built the Plymouth Road Runner.

Forget the power sunshades, ambient lighting and $4000 stereos. Just gimme a honking big engine, manual stick and a suspension that works. Shave off half a ton of weight. Drop the price by 1/3. Real tires, no run-flats. No rear seats. 50 gallon tank - room for the moonshine!

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Old 07-15-2013, 03:29 AM
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my imagine car can fly
Then who will use aeroplane????
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Old 07-15-2013, 08:43 PM
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E30 M3 with Infinite Improbability Drive.

EDIT: oh, and a couple good cup holders.
So you could travel to Magrathea?

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Old 07-23-2013, 12:28 AM
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