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PaperCut

640 posts

34 months

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heppers75 said:
A proper gentlemens express....

I have actually asked permission to see if I could perhaps indulge in my 40th pressie a tad early.... said enquiry did not go do to well!!!


This is the answer.

Zwolf

24,611 posts

93 months

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http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C290464



advert said:
ENGINE:
•3.4 Liter, twin turbocharged 525 h.p. Street/Racing engine rated @ 1.2 Bar.
•This Street/Track version has 525+ h.p. rated at 1.2 bar with more torque throughout entire power band.
•Torque is 475 ft. Ibs. @ 5000 rpm. Original Ruf engine Dyno Test results available. Redline 7400rpm.

PERFORMANCE:
•0-60 3.4 seconds w/ 9:31 R/P, maximum speed experienced 215 mph.
•Highest sustained speed attained with this CTR on a German Autobahn was 215 mph @ 6400 rpm.
•A 13 mile lap at Old Nurburgring-amateur driver clocked at about 7 min. 30 sec.
•This CTR makes a Porsche 959 seem reasonably docile.
Or possibly a 400+ bhp TVR engined kit car:

http://www.pistonheads.com/sales/3914947.htm



gradeA

556 posts

88 months

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DeTomaso Pantera



Shared name with this lot


who are, let's face it, quite manly..

gradeA

556 posts

88 months

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Damn mobile site, double-posting..

Edited by gradeA on Tuesday 22 May 21:24

HD Adam

2,590 posts

71 months

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You need the Ferd FTEENTHOUSAND

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4bJsIogkGk
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rehab71

2,420 posts

77 months

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This?


otolith

26,477 posts

91 months

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Needs to be large, ugly, powerful, dynamically incompetent and to have a USP even a really thick bloke could grasp.

xRIEx

3,812 posts

35 months

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gradeA said:
Shared name with this lot


who are, let's face it, quite manly..
Who started out like this





SystemParanoia

9,696 posts

85 months

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Zwolf said:

i feel more manly just looking at that damn thing! biggrin

LiamB

6,634 posts

30 months

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otolith said:
Needs to be large, ugly, powerful, dynamically incompetent and to have a USP even a really thick bloke could grasp.
Nissan Micra CC in Pink it is then.

Rev Limit

199 posts

41 months

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Heres 5 off the top of my head..

E34 M5
Land Rover Defender
Dodge Charger
Hummer H1
Dodge Viper

I think to qualify as 'manly'its got to be..

Very Uneconomical
Loud
Simply styled, e.g. not too fussy!

R1chy11

885 posts

68 months

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PaperCut said:
heppers75 said:
A proper gentlemens express....

I have actually asked permission to see if I could perhaps indulge in my 40th pressie a tad early.... said enquiry did not go do to well!!!


This is the answer.
Agreed

Zwolf

24,611 posts

93 months

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otolith said:
Needs to be large, ugly, powerful, dynamically incompetent and to have a USP even a really thick bloke could grasp.
Veyron?

strangehighways

277 posts

52 months

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Yachtworker said:
This;

I was looking for convertible versions for another thread earlier when I saw this one, I immediately thought that should I decide to do a bit of Gangstering, this would have the to be the wheels! E500 W124
I just love the simple unfussy design of the W124. This photo shows it perfectly.

dvs_dave

4,059 posts

112 months

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strangehighways said:
Yachtworker said:
This;

I was looking for convertible versions for another thread earlier when I saw this one, I immediately thought that should I decide to do a bit of Gangstering, this would have the to be the wheels! E500 W124
I just love the simple unfussy design of the W124. This photo shows it perfectly.
+1 Stunning looking example.

SooperDan

238 posts

35 months

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Anything big, loud and completely unnecessary. Like this...




SturdyHSV

4,231 posts

54 months

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Cobra and the 90s Vantage as suggested already.

I'd agree it has to be a V8, can't be easy to drive (powerful, rwd, minimal aids), and it has to either be ugly, or plain brutal looking.

TheAlfaMale

561 posts

35 months

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XitUp said:
jon- said:
A 429 BOSS Mustang. If it doesn't have the word BOSS in the name, it's not manly enough to beat this. Manfact.

The Judge > BOSS


Most late sixties/early 70s muscle cars count I guess.
Definitely! It has to be something with the aerodynamic coefficient of a brick and have a front end which stares air into submission then has the power to just batter it out of the way anyway rofl

alangla

983 posts

68 months

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otolith said:
Needs to be large, ugly, powerful, dynamically incompetent and to have a USP even a really thick bloke could grasp.
This perhaps?

A lot of wheels!! LOL! by Mr - Munkle, on Flickr

(not my photo)

white_goodman

Original Poster:

1,450 posts

78 months

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TheAlfaMale said:
Definitely! It has to be something with the aerodynamic coefficient of a brick and have a front end which stares air into submission then has the power to just batter it out of the way anyway rofl
I guess this would have to qualify then:

G55 AMG


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