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Anyone own any Exotic cars?

Discussion in 'YachtForums Yacht Club' started by zeeshan66, Aug 13, 2009.

  1. Capt Ralph

    Capt Ralph Senior Member

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    We pushed G'Pop's ole IH Farm-All around for many years. Not as pretty or fast tracked as those fancy Porche'se.
    In my memory, faster than any Indy car thru the fields.
  2. HTMO9

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    Gentlemen let me ask, what makes a car exotic, it's sales price, it's small numbers being build or it's perfomance. If numbers being build count, this Mercedes is the most exclusive ever. Only one was build. It still excists in the Mercedes Museum.

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    Build out of 300 SL parts including the engine and it could go more than 160 km/h on the Autobahn (with the race car on its back of course). That is a true exotic car in my eyes. I have at least a little scale model of it.
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  3. Pascal

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    it s like porn… you know it when you see it :)
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  4. Ken Bracewell

    Ken Bracewell Senior Member

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    You might appreciate this one
    https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2006-porsche-911-carrera-s-coupe-23/
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  5. Kevin

    Kevin YF Moderator

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  6. Hatterized

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    after watching movie "Risky Business and seeing the 928 go for a dive, my best friend to this day and i took his dads 928 for a FAST spin thru his family owned stone quarry and dirt pits :eek:
    thank god both we and the Porsche survived albeit he nor i never drove much less the saw the car as it was stored in a locked company garage on their property along with their many collectible toys :D:)
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  7. Kevin

    Kevin YF Moderator

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    Transaxle Porsches get off-roaded too:
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  8. Kevin

    Kevin YF Moderator

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    Definitely the ugliest Gp. B rally car. o_O

    Oh, and Lamborghini's Huracan Sterrato debuted this week:



    The sound is suitably V10'ish and glorious, but... I'd still take the Porsche, were I given a choice.
  9. Kevin

    Kevin YF Moderator

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    Just throwing this out there...

    Does anyone here have experience with higher mileage (relatively), longer-term Porsche ownership?
  10. MBevins

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    As a former Porsche owner, I'm really interested in this response.
  11. spreda

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    I’ve owned a 928 (88 S4) for over 20 years. Was my daily driver for 10 years and now lives in the garage but gets out every other week. Great machine that just needs to be driven to stay happy.
  12. AMG

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    I have had 911's since 1976, only air cooled. The first was from 1975 and had 140.000 km's when I sold it. It ran better than new then. My present 993 S from 1997 I have had since 15 years now and 120.000 km's without problems. All of my Porsches have increased in value, the latest more than twice what I payed, but this is not always the case with the water cooled...

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  13. Fishtigua

    Fishtigua Senior Member

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    Oh Lars, got another Alfa. Gone green this time.

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  14. Fishtigua

    Fishtigua Senior Member

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    Not the 156 V6, they go for silly money now. Just the 2.0, the one you rev the nut's off.

    Edit to Ad:- Revving an Alfa is not abuse, just a fact. This is Alfa #6 in the Fish household.

    Yes, the full idiot.
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  15. AMG

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    My Brera is just a diesel...

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  16. Fishtigua

    Fishtigua Senior Member

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    Always liked that front end.
  17. Fishtigua

    Fishtigua Senior Member

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    Our great State of Guernsey just decided to double import duties on all cars, trucks and bikes overnight. In one week, during the Holidays, they just changed the laws without any oversight. I just made my £750 before the £1500 for tomorrow.
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    130,000 miles on our 2018 Cayenne GTS. Other than scheduled maintenance, brake pads, swapping winter and summer times every season, we had to replace the window up and down button console as a plastic bit broke. Flawless mechanically.

    If you are looking for reports on 2+2 coupes, please diregard:)
  19. Fishtigua

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    Working at the workshop, we had the least faults on Porsche and Volvos.

    To get home, as a serial Alfa and Land Rover owner, I have a Nissan.
  20. Norseman

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    I missed the last year of this thread..

    Yup, the 65 hp Cub: Got my single sea license in one of those 1984. No starter motor, stand on the left float and hand-start the engine, like a full size model airplane.:cool:

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