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So what car have you been obsessing about today?? (Vol 2)

So what car have you been obsessing about today?? (Vol 2)

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epom

5,325 posts

87 months

Thursday 4th January
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Looks like AndyB is selling up.

threespires

2,845 posts

137 months

Thursday 4th January
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RATATTAK said:
Good call, I worked at a Buick dealer when these were new, so drove many of them and the model before. My best mates dad had a maroon one.



Name of user

158 posts

33 months

Thursday 4th January
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epom said:


Looks like AndyB is selling up.
Apparently to be replaced by an aston Martin Valkyrie, no huge loss, as he still has the f1 lick

aka_kerrly

9,960 posts

136 months

Thursday 4th January
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swisstoni said:
Captain Smerc said:
MikeT66 said:
I think would be perfect... especially with the S&M Dungeon-styled interior. biggrin

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Just, er, need the funds...
That is proper awesome . Will be ringing them tomorrow after winning tonight's Euro .
Under our very nose, (stuffy old) Morgan are making Hot Rods.
Long may it continue, and I hope they are able to sell in to the US.
The position of the wheels in the wheel arch is dreadful.

matthias73

2,605 posts

76 months

Thursday 4th January
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Shiv_P said:
E28 525i
Want to get one as my "first" (2nd to be insured on) car but not sure about the reliability of using it 32 miles daily and the affordability of repairs etc as a uni student
your current spending focus should be beer and women nono
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swisstoni

6,081 posts

205 months

Thursday 4th January
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This one looks alright. Must have been a case of the suspension set too high at the rear on the previous example.


simonrockman

5,501 posts

181 months

Friday 5th January
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swisstoni said:
Under our very nose, (stuffy old) Morgan are making Hot Rods.
Long may it continue, and I hope they are able to sell in to the US.
It's worth doing the factory tour.

Liquid Knight

14,791 posts

109 months

CountZero23

1,104 posts

104 months

Saturday 6th January
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Totally standard, RX-7 in black.

I've been obsessing for over a month now and may have worked up the courage to stump up the cash.

Halfway between stupidly excited and terrified of financial ruin.


Shiv_P

408 posts

31 months

Saturday 6th January
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matthias73 said:
your current spending focus should be beer and women nono
Don't worry I have already budgeted for that biggrin

MKnight702

1,692 posts

140 months

Saturday 6th January
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CountZero23 said:
Totally standard, RX-7 in black.

I've been obsessing for over a month now and may have worked up the courage to stump up the cash.

Halfway between stupidly excited and terrified of financial ruin.

I'm not convinced that this one is "totally standard"!

Rich_W

8,812 posts

138 months

Saturday 6th January
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tickious said:
It's not an original but a replica. Real ones are upwards of 200K laugh

MDL111

2,182 posts

103 months

Saturday 6th January
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MKnight702 said:
CountZero23 said:
Totally standard, RX-7 in black.

I've been obsessing for over a month now and may have worked up the courage to stump up the cash.

Halfway between stupidly excited and terrified of financial ruin.

I'm not convinced that this one is "totally standard"!
It looks very very nice though

MissChief

4,487 posts

94 months

Saturday 6th January
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Rich_W said:
tickious said:
It's not an original but a replica. Real ones are upwards of 200K laugh
Says on the second like in the ad so they're not hiding it. Based on Lancer EVO Mechanicals apparently with custom bodywork. Looks fun anyway!

tickious

1,337 posts

100 months

Sunday 7th January
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Rich_W said:
tickious said:
It's not an original but a replica. Real ones are upwards of 200K laugh
An affordable monster for the none millionaires amongst us. Plus its usable, repairable and reliable. And anything that's light with 400 bhp 400 torque is alright with me driving

"Custom built by Dimma in 2015
205 T16 Evo Grp B LHD Proto, Rally, Track, Sprint, Hillclimb, 400bhp, 4WD sequential

Here we have for sale is our Peugeot 205 T16 Evo Group B "Proto", it's road registered and M.O.T.'d until Sept 18 and is perfect for doing Group B Rally Legend events, Trackdays, Sprints, Hillclimbs, Historic Time Attack etc..
It is MSA log booked for sprints and hillclimbs, has passed scrutineering many times for group b demos, but may possibly be log booked for stage rallies with some modifications.

The base is a Mitsubishi Evo rally car, originally built from an RS shell by Motorsport Developments ( MSD ) in 2002 for Mark Higgins, with custom made (by Dimma) Kevlar body panels to make it look like the classic 205 T16 grp B monster of the mid 80's. It's also built to perform like one, but retaining 100% the modern lancer mechanicals, it lost 270Kg in its 2015 conversion. We have the moulds so all the custom parts are replacable.

Driving the car is a joy, the handling is predictable, smooth and it will drift beautifully if that's your style. Its very very quick! From our on board video, we can see that it equalled the fastest time set by the current WRC cars on this years Rally GB Cholmondeley special stage! Thats a lot of performance for not much money, its also proved to be incredibly reliable over the three seasons that we have run it. Its had good maintenance, does not use any water or oil on events, runs on pump fuel and all parts are readily available ( reasonably cheap ) so its very affordable to run. It starts on the key every time and is ready to go and have fun..

Apart from a few scuffs ( tyres and cones) the car is in great condition, it was built to be driven! Shell is solid, no rust, very clean inside etc. Seam welded, full FIA cage, custom made motorsport loom, Carbon interior panels, Recaro seats, new belts, elec plummed in fire extinguisher, full under floor and fuel tank Kevlar guards, Dural plate sump guard, upright hydraulic handbrake, etc etc.."

Veeayt

2,514 posts

131 months

Sunday 7th January
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My obsession of the last couple of weeks - soft mint 500C Twinair with climate control, xenons and blue&me. Can't find the right one, don't want to buy new.

FoxtrotOscar1

263 posts

35 months

Sunday 7th January
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epom said:


Looks like AndyB is selling up.
Apparently to be replaced by an aston Martin Valkyrie, no huge loss, as he still has the f1 lick
I assume its him thats commissioned the road legal Vulcan then?

giblet

6,441 posts

103 months

Sunday 7th January
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FoxtrotOscar1 said:
Name of user said:
epom said:


Looks like AndyB is selling up.
Apparently to be replaced by an aston Martin Valkyrie, no huge loss, as he still has the f1 lick
I assume its him thats commissioned the road legal Vulcan then?
I don’t think so, he’s not mentioned it on any of his social media outlets. He has however mentioned the Valkyrie quite a few times. Seems like a hell of a car. F1 is still staying, he’s said he will never sell it. Still uses it properly too, top man.