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  • CommanderRossCommanderRoss The bottom of a pitch lake in Eastern Trinidad, place called La Brea
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    Ah, now that's a stunning car!!!
  • JamesCraigJamesCraig Ancient Rome
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    Ah, now that's a stunning car!!!

    It sure is.

    And how about this Stutz DV32?

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  • CommanderRossCommanderRoss The bottom of a pitch lake in Eastern Trinidad, place called La Brea
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    Well, it's called stutz for a reason 😏
  • JamesCraigJamesCraig Ancient Rome
    edited August 2019 Posts: 3,497
    Well, it's called stutz for a reason 😏

    I guess. :-?
  • PropertyOfALadyPropertyOfALady Colders Federation CEO
    Posts: 3,667
    @MajorDSmythe You play FH4? Me too.
  • MajorDSmytheMajorDSmythe Moderator
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    @MajorDSmythe You play FH4? Me too.

    Yes I do, I love it. I haven't been on for a few days, so i'll have to look it the new season has started (another free Aston for 50% completion).
  • JamesCraigJamesCraig Ancient Rome
    edited August 2019 Posts: 3,497
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    V8 Vantage grille redone by Revenant tuning.

    Much beter IMHO.
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    JamesCraig wrote: »
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    V8 Vantage grille redone by Revenant tuning.

    Much beter IMHO.

    They should open that a bit more, but not till the ground like in the official model. Something between those two would work better, IMO.
  • JamesCraigJamesCraig Ancient Rome
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    Wiesmann returns after 6 years. Probably with the V8 from BMW's M5.
  • mtmmtm United Kingdom
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    JamesCraig wrote: »
    I always had a weird fascination with Bristol. I like this Brittannia from 1986 very much:

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    Bristols are fascinating in that their lack of aesthetic elegance actually makes them cooler! They kind of don't care because they're just too expensive to worry about that sort of thing :)
  • PropertyOfALadyPropertyOfALady Colders Federation CEO
    Posts: 3,667
    @MajorDSmythe You play FH4? Me too.

    Yes I do, I love it. I haven't been on for a few days, so i'll have to look it the new season has started (another free Aston for 50% completion).

    Nice!
  • JamesCraigJamesCraig Ancient Rome
    edited September 2019 Posts: 3,497
    Too quiet here [-(

    Thus, I kindly invite you to visit www.speedkore.com. If you like American restomods.



    $-)
  • CommanderRossCommanderRoss The bottom of a pitch lake in Eastern Trinidad, place called La Brea
    Posts: 7,403
    I love the Mustang (the sixties versions, not seventies-nineties, but again the 00's) and the Dodge Charger, again the old and the new and not the inbetweens. The charger maybe even more. But I never understood the US passion for pick-ups. They seem as interesting to me as your average Korean minivan.


    Sad news on my car-front (literally), the radiator decided to turn into a shower of some sort. Might be even more. I hope not, as if it's more I might have to say farewell to my lovely lady (car, not the wife).
  • JamesCraigJamesCraig Ancient Rome
    Posts: 3,497
    I love the Mustang (the sixties versions, not seventies-nineties, but again the 00's) and the Dodge Charger, again the old and the new and not the inbetweens. The charger maybe even more. But I never understood the US passion for pick-ups. They seem as interesting to me as your average Korean minivan.


    Sad news on my car-front (literally), the radiator decided to turn into a shower of some sort. Might be even more. I hope not, as if it's more I might have to say farewell to my lovely lady (car, not the wife).

    Ah sorry to hear. May I ask what car you have? :-?
  • zebrafishzebrafish <°)))< in Octopussy's garden in the shade
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    Two of the cars of James Bond, strictly adhering to Ian Flemings books:

    CR: "Bond's car was his only personal hobby. One of the last of the 41/2-litre Bentleys with the supercharger by Amherst Villiers, he had bought it almost new in 1933 and had kept it in careful storage through the war."
    "It was a battleship-grey convertible coupe, which really did convert, and it was capable of touring at ninety with thirty miles an hour in reserve."

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    GF: Aston Martin DB2 Mk III in battleship-grey.

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  • JamesCraigJamesCraig Ancient Rome
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    Ford Capri RS 2600 ;)
  • zebrafishzebrafish <°)))< in Octopussy's garden in the shade
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    In that vein...

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    1978 Strato Silver Mk3 Ford Capri (driven by Doyle of The Professionals)
  • CommanderRossCommanderRoss The bottom of a pitch lake in Eastern Trinidad, place called La Brea
    Posts: 7,403
    JamesCraig wrote: »
    I love the Mustang (the sixties versions, not seventies-nineties, but again the 00's) and the Dodge Charger, again the old and the new and not the inbetweens. The charger maybe even more. But I never understood the US passion for pick-ups. They seem as interesting to me as your average Korean minivan.


    Sad news on my car-front (literally), the radiator decided to turn into a shower of some sort. Might be even more. I hope not, as if it's more I might have to say farewell to my lovely lady (car, not the wife).

    Ah sorry to hear. May I ask what car you have? :-?

    This is the lady, here on winter tires:
  • MajorDSmytheMajorDSmythe Moderator
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    Regarding the Mustang, I like the look of the 2nd generation Mustang from the 70's.

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  • JamesCraigJamesCraig Ancient Rome
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    Regarding the Mustang, I like the look of the 2nd generation Mustang from the 70's.

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    The 3rd generation looks much better imho...
  • JamesCraigJamesCraig Ancient Rome
    edited September 2019 Posts: 3,497
    Top Gear's review of the Ares Design Panther, which is based on the Lamborghini Huracán.

    Hot damn.

    https://www.topgear.com/car-news/big-reads/driving-ares-panther-progettouno?fbclid=IwAR1n2WKiVjVjtsVFHbQKM5Pf6A6o8vcBNlv9KIlEnCV46RSoyAyiTEBBj5o
  • GoldenGunGoldenGun Per ora e il momento che verrà
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    JamesCraig wrote: »
    I love the Mustang (the sixties versions, not seventies-nineties, but again the 00's) and the Dodge Charger, again the old and the new and not the inbetweens. The charger maybe even more. But I never understood the US passion for pick-ups. They seem as interesting to me as your average Korean minivan.


    Sad news on my car-front (literally), the radiator decided to turn into a shower of some sort. Might be even more. I hope not, as if it's more I might have to say farewell to my lovely lady (car, not the wife).

    Ah sorry to hear. May I ask what car you have? :-?

    This is the lady, here on winter tires:

    Lovely car!
  • mtmmtm United Kingdom
    edited September 2019 Posts: 11,573
    zebrafish wrote: »
    Two of the cars of James Bond, strictly adhering to Ian Flemings books:

    CR: "Bond's car was his only personal hobby. One of the last of the 41/2-litre Bentleys with the supercharger by Amherst Villiers, he had bought it almost new in 1933 and had kept it in careful storage through the war."
    "It was a battleship-grey convertible coupe, which really did convert, and it was capable of touring at ninety with thirty miles an hour in reserve."

    9463_bentley-4.5-litre_3.jpg

    GF: Aston Martin DB2 Mk III in battleship-grey.

    DB-Mk3-2_1024x1024.jpg?v=1547045840


    I was at Goodwood last weekend and watched a race between thirty of those Bentleys (some 3 litres, some 4.5): quite a sight.

    I wonder what Fleming meant by 'convertible coupe'? Kind of a contradiction in terms...
  • zebrafishzebrafish <°)))< in Octopussy's garden in the shade
    Posts: 3,700
    mtm wrote: »
    zebrafish wrote: »
    Two of the cars of James Bond, strictly adhering to Ian Flemings books:

    CR: "Bond's car was his only personal hobby. One of the last of the 41/2-litre Bentleys with the supercharger by Amherst Villiers, he had bought it almost new in 1933 and had kept it in careful storage through the war."
    "It was a battleship-grey convertible coupe, which really did convert, and it was capable of touring at ninety with thirty miles an hour in reserve."

    9463_bentley-4.5-litre_3.jpg




    I was at Goodwood last weekend and watched a race between thirty of those Bentleys (some 3 litres, some 4.5): quite a sight.

    I wonder what Fleming meant by 'convertible coupe'? Kind of a contradiction in terms...

    I cannot imagine what it must have been like in the late 30s to drive such a beast at 90 mph and on British roads. Hope that the good drivers at Goodwood brought their brutes back in one piece.
  • mtmmtm United Kingdom
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    zebrafish wrote: »
    mtm wrote: »
    zebrafish wrote: »
    Two of the cars of James Bond, strictly adhering to Ian Flemings books:

    CR: "Bond's car was his only personal hobby. One of the last of the 41/2-litre Bentleys with the supercharger by Amherst Villiers, he had bought it almost new in 1933 and had kept it in careful storage through the war."
    "It was a battleship-grey convertible coupe, which really did convert, and it was capable of touring at ninety with thirty miles an hour in reserve."

    9463_bentley-4.5-litre_3.jpg




    I was at Goodwood last weekend and watched a race between thirty of those Bentleys (some 3 litres, some 4.5): quite a sight.

    I wonder what Fleming meant by 'convertible coupe'? Kind of a contradiction in terms...

    I cannot imagine what it must have been like in the late 30s to drive such a beast at 90 mph and on British roads. Hope that the good drivers at Goodwood brought their brutes back in one piece.

    I think it was one of the only races not to feature a big smash of some kind! Not that they weren't giving them some proper stick of course.
    Rowan Atkinson was driving one in that race in fact: I remember he starred in a BBC film about Tim Birkin the famous Brooklands Bentley racer years ago- I'd like to see that again.
  • CommanderRossCommanderRoss The bottom of a pitch lake in Eastern Trinidad, place called La Brea
    Posts: 7,403
    GoldenGun wrote: »
    JamesCraig wrote: »
    I love the Mustang (the sixties versions, not seventies-nineties, but again the 00's) and the Dodge Charger, again the old and the new and not the inbetweens. The charger maybe even more. But I never understood the US passion for pick-ups. They seem as interesting to me as your average Korean minivan.


    Sad news on my car-front (literally), the radiator decided to turn into a shower of some sort. Might be even more. I hope not, as if it's more I might have to say farewell to my lovely lady (car, not the wife).

    Ah sorry to hear. May I ask what car you have? :-?

    This is the lady, here on winter tires:

    Lovely car!

    Thanks! still no news from the garage..
  • JamesCraigJamesCraig Ancient Rome
    edited October 2019 Posts: 3,497
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    So I took a picture of my car this summer.

    ;;)

    It was just voted "best new design of 2019"!
  • mtmmtm United Kingdom
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    Weird how it could almost be taken for a new Porsche there. The rear lights are especially similar.
  • JamesCraigJamesCraig Ancient Rome
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    mtm wrote: »
    Weird how it could almost be taken for a new Porsche there. The rear lights are especially similar.

    Porsche is a bit overrated.

    And this comes from a VAG fanatic. =;
  • CommanderRossCommanderRoss The bottom of a pitch lake in Eastern Trinidad, place called La Brea
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    Good news, my Alfa's coming home, and still working!
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