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  1. AMG

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    Most of the Singer Porsches are nice, but I prefer my 993s. Yesterday I saw another nice car, the Ferrari Roma. Looks like an Aston should have looked...

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    My mate Neil is a lifelong Mopar guy and has more Dodges than any man needs.

    So what does he build? A 'Chevord'. He won Custom of the year in Europe for this.
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    Crazy price, but classic cars are now one of the biggest tax-free investments going, along with fine wines and art.

    Here's a 1 hour walk around a rather unique sales room.

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    I though it was interesting that a detective held it at one time.
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  10. Fishtigua

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    The sad thing is it looks just the same as the Lamborghini Urus and the new Aston Martin DBX.

    Have a guess what the Chinese are buying by the ship-load?
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  12. Pascal

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    Well... a drivers car should be a manual !!!

    but you missed the bait... the Mustang is nr 2. You had to click on the “and the winner is” link ! Nr 1 is a 911.
  13. Fishtigua

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    The old chief test driver for Porsche now says the new 911 S with the DGS gearbox is so good, just leave it in auto and forget using the flappie paddles, it's much faster and slicker. He should know, he's raced them for 50 years.
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    There is no doubt that new high performance automatics or semi auto with paddles, perform better than a manual and shift much quicker

    but you still don’t get the satisfaction of shifting a manual, heel n toeing etc. it s a lot more fun than letting the computer do it for you !
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    Too true, having owned some of the best stick shift gearboxes, I think I loved the Alfa best, But I'm a biker at heart, hardly ever use the clutch, just listen to shift.
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    We have an 81 GTV6 which has a transaxle 5 speed. Even with a fairly well sorted out shifter and linkage, it demands respect :) In a very demanding way. ... like a woman. Mess up a downshift and she will let you know. And like a woman... don’t rush her.

    we also have a V12 E-type with a T5 and a fairly short shifter. It s a blast... flick of the wrist shifting. Heel n toeing is just for fun and the sound of the v12 whereas with the Alfa match long the revs lets you shift a little faster.
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    The old GTV also had the rear G/B but was so sweet, you could just snick it, and the shift was in the right place. Alfa_Romeo_1750_GTV_Dash_(2720494621).jpg
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    No bait missed. I specifically stated "Look who MotorTrend thinks is the #2 driver's car for 2019."

    I watched the video of their process. The 2020 911 carerra s was number 1 as you found out be clicking through. I already knew that from the video.
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    There is also a HUGE price difference between the two cars. You could buy 2 mustangs and still have money left over, compared to 1 Porsche 911 Carrera.
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    Right, that is the point and the take away and the primary reason I posted it.
    Not only did the Ford take second, it beat millions of dollars of other cars too.
    I don’t think that bayliners will pull this off against Formula or Intrepid though:)