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Re: The car thread ...

Unread post by neoplacebo » Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:54 am

I predict more than a few of these (Trackhawk SUV) will flop onto their side or top with that sort of power; the handling and control of that rig I would be suspicious of. Rather have a sports car.

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Unread post by 1 CAT FAN » Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:16 am

I prefer this one https://motor-junkie.com/20-best-fastes ... s/21424/6/
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      The ZL-1 as you know it was a special 427 V8 powered drag beast from 1969 and its 2012 counterpart follows the same formula. Chevrolet took the biggest and most powerful engine GM has got – 6.2-liter supercharged V8 and stuffed it into the Camaro. The result was 580 HP street terror with highly advanced Magnetic Ride suspension, performance Goodyear tires, Brembo brakes and lots more.
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      Unread post by 1 CAT FAN » Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:11 am

      This 1 is cool too...
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        Unread post by neoplacebo » Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:39 pm

        I have always wanted a Porsche 911 Carrera but, alas, they are fine machines that are above my pay grade.
        https://www.porsche.com/usa/models/911/ ... &gclsrc=ds

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        Unread post by neoplacebo » Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:23 pm

        Here's something impressive as well.
        https://www.yahoo.com/news/https-randlu ... 01566.html

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        2019 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1Image
          Find the 455-hp 6.2-liter V-8 in the Camaro SS too boring or underpowered? Chevrolet won't tell you to get your head checked. Instead, it slaps a supercharger on that V-8, boosts the output to 650 horsepower, and installs it along with a host of suspension and styling upgrades to create the ZL1. Available as either a coupe or a convertible—with your choice of a six-speed manual transmission or a 10-speed automatic with paddle shifters—the ZL1 stands atop the Camaro pile to see eye to eye with the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 and the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. The Camaro's supercharged 6.2-liter V-8, borrowed from the pricier Chevrolet Corvette Z06, is a well-behaved and tractable beast that makes power all over the rev range and leaves black streaks all over the road. And as you'd expect, when stirred up, it leaves the sound of thunder echoing in its wake. Whether paired with the standard six-speed manual transmission or the available 10-speed automatic, the blown small-block V-8 lays down stupidly incredible performance figures. The fast-shifting automatic, as is common these days, results in quicker acceleration times than the stick, but either way the Camaro smokes its competition at the drag strip.
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              The Challenger SRT Demon is even mightier than the Hellcat version, boasting up to 840 horsepower and exclusive drag-racing equipment. While the limited-edition Demon went out of production after the 2018 model year, it remains one of the coolest and craziest cars to ever wear a Dodge badge. Dodge claims the Demon can cover the quarter-mile in 9.65 seconds at 140 mph.
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                Unread post by 1 CAT FAN » Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:58 pm

                This guy thought he could get around Neo's Camaro... he thought wrong.
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                  Unread post by Vrede too » Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:13 pm

                  Speaking of Rudy, WTF?

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                  Unread post by neoplacebo » Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:10 pm

                  That Mustang with the racing stripes reminds me of my old horse; he didn't run off the road and have to be hauled off, though.

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                  Unread post by 1 CAT FAN » Sat Jun 22, 2019 7:53 pm

                  This Mustang is related to a snake - Cobra that is.
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                      Ford is about to introduce its most powerful street-legal model ever. Arriving in the fall of 2019, the 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 will make 760 hp and 625 lb-ft of torque from its 5.2-liter supercharged V-8. This output is quite an improvement from the last GT500 that offered 662 hp and 631 lb-ft of torque. Ford estimates a 0-60 mph time of about 3.5 seconds and a quarter-mile time of less than 11 seconds. It is said to be so much quicker than the GT350 that it needs hood pins to keep its heavily vented composite hood locked down.
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                          Unread post by neoplacebo » Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:23 pm

                          This was the car I took Mary Ann to my high school senior prom in (I wish).
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                          Unread post by Vrede too » Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:57 pm

                          Speaking of Rudy, WTF?

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                          Unread post by O Really » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:33 pm

                          Car names don't always translate well - particularly in Chinese...

                          https://qz.com/quartzy/1663810/chinas-n ... yptr=yahoo

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                          Unread post by Vrede too » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:52 pm

                          When plants fight back:
                          No one injured when vehicle collides with Saguaro cactus in Tucson

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                          A cactus ended up through a car's windshield when the driver struck the Saguaro after crossing the median Wednesday morning in Tucson, according to Pima County Sheriff's Department officials....

                          The driver was the only one in the vehicle and had minor injuries. He was detained for further investigation after deputies observed signs and symptoms associated with impairment, Jelineo said.

                          No arrests have been made at this time.
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                          "Officer, I was driving along and all of a sudden, here comes this big cactus!"
                          Watch out for cactus, one drink and they walk all over the road.
                          That took talent.
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                          Speaking of Rudy, WTF?

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                          Unread post by billy.pilgrim » Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:24 pm

                          Vrede too wrote:
                          Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:52 pm
                          When plants fight back:
                          No one injured when vehicle collides with Saguaro cactus in Tucson

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                          A cactus ended up through a car's windshield when the driver struck the Saguaro after crossing the median Wednesday morning in Tucson, according to Pima County Sheriff's Department officials....

                          The driver was the only one in the vehicle and had minor injuries. He was detained for further investigation after deputies observed signs and symptoms associated with impairment, Jelineo said.

                          No arrests have been made at this time.
                          Comments:
                          "Officer, I was driving along and all of a sudden, here comes this big cactus!"
                          Watch out for cactus, one drink and they walk all over the road.
                          That took talent.
                          We know a thing or two because we’ve seen a thing or two.
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                          like hitting a deer or a cow, the cactus is known to be weak at the knees.
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                          Unread post by neoplacebo » Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:29 pm

                          The damn thing looks like broken wood; I figured cactus was sort of like a sponge or something inside.

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                          Unread post by neoplacebo » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:22 pm

                          Swiss government auctions off cars owned by the son of an African dictator. Proceeds to go to social welfare programs in Guinea. Cool
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                          Unread post by 1 CAT FAN » Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:58 pm

                          When going out with your device was more fun. Definitely more personal, cruising the boulevard.

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                          Unread post by Vrede too » Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:37 pm

                          Speaking of Rudy, WTF?

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