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Anyone on here own any Exotic cars?

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  1. Jeremyvmd

    Jeremyvmd Member

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    90E58CD7-D15E-46A5-8DA0-186D3ADF1E83.jpeg Don’t know if I consider it an exotic but **** if it ain’t fun. 2005 Porsche Boxster s, suspension and brake work, racing seats, wheels from a panamera turbo (powdercoated bronze) Rs60 front splitter and gauge pod top, cayman spoiler. Oh and a turbo kit. Good for 460hp, light car too so that 460 goes a long way. Picture taken just now at work so she’s dirty (not my daily driver but I love to drive it as much as possible)
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    Sounds like a track or autocross exotic to me. Well played.
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    I’d be lying if I said she hasn’t seen the track (not drag racing) Hoping to take her a few more times.
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    Here is my latest project a Ferrari 488 challenge car that was crashed at Indianapolis, repaired ready for paint or a wrap and a few laps at the track and a NEW owner
  5. Pascal

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    we ve had the car for a couple of months now, took a bit of time getting everything sorted out especially ABS/stab sensors etc. it had been sitting for a while so the folding roof had be exercised and lubed as well Fun to drive and pretty fast.

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  6. Kevin

    Kevin YF Moderator

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    Of interest to Carl:

    https://www.motortrend.com/news/2022-acura-nsx-type-s-teaser/

  7. YachtForums

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    Having owned 3 NSXs and being granted a track day by Acura Corporate in the new NSX, I'm on the fence. The car is ridiculously complex and the byproduct of all that technology is a portly machine that drives a like a video game. Gone is the connected feel a driver had with the Gen 1 model. In its place is a car that's as easy to drive as an Accord. And therein lies the problem... sometimes a car's quirks can be endearing. The new NSX is clinical by comparison. I'm not sure how history will view Gen 2, but if I were a wagering man my money is on a new nomenclature... eNSX. Or "NSXe" ... which might be a little risky for a conservative corporation. Elon got away with it! lol
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    Porsche 917

    a friend sent me this reference a few days ago, and I hope to watch it this morning

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    Fishtigua Senior Member

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    One for Pascal and E Type lovers to watch.

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  10. Kafue

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    Recently bought the same model for my wife. The folding metal roof is an engineering marvel, considering there is not a rattle or squeak from all those pieces that are needed. I doubt that BMW has made a profit out of this model & for that reason, this might be one of the last cars with a folding roof, Drives like a dream!
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    Great video! Thank you. I had never seen it.
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  12. Norseman

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    Not exotic, but rare as tits on a bull: E-450 Wagon, Midnight edition.
    Picked it up last week: 362 HP, 4 valves per cylinder, 4 over head cam shafts, 4 wheel drive.
    Another German car, I should get a complimentary citizenship to Das Fatherland. 16378F14-13EE-4E25-9EE2-0186578A2104.jpeg
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  13. Capt J

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    If I was looking for that type of sportscar and new. You really cannot beat the new vette. It does it all.......reliable, fuel efficient, fast, stops well, handles well......for a reasonable price.
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    Too bad it looks like a Tonka toy... or a low budget kitcar as was all the rage in the early 80s.
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  15. Pascal

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    Great value but styling a bit over the top.
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    In an industry where the product is becoming more and more homogenous by the year, some brands stand their ground on history:

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  18. Jeremyvmd

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    Morgan’s are still some of the most beautiful cars ever made
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    The Morgan CX-T has been featured twice in recent issues of EVO magazine... first in #289 (the Sept. 2021 issue) upon it's debut, and then again in #294 (the current Feb. 2022 issue) tested against an Ariel Nomad (2 of my 3 aspirational cars). According to both journalists that drove it, it's one heck of a fun drive!

    Though I will admit I was shocked to see the price tag...

    Now, of course I didn't think it would be cheap.

    But... £204,000 (base price) is staggeringly expensive. That's $276,477 USD! Granted, they're only making 8 of them: 1 for the company, and 7 to sell. Still, that seems like a lot to me. (Though I'm not in their target income bracket, so I doubt they really care what I think. LOL)

    That £204k price tag doesn't include any customer specific modifications though. Apparently one of the 7 sold is to be modified with anchor points on the cage to enable it to be hoisted onto a yacht. (How's that for a segue Carl?) If you would like me to road test this car as a potential yacht toy I'd be happy to!
  20. BuoyCall

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    Thats a nice car right there, a buddy had one and I was like wth kinda car is this. That was the only NSX I ever saw, and rode very well. Cheers!!