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Forum: General Automotive 09-19-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 29,112
Posted By Big time
Just for fun which looks better? ...

Just for fun which looks better?

http://s30.postimg.org/qpj1zdfqp/Viper_chopped_off.jpg
Forum: General Automotive 09-09-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 29,112
Posted By Big time
Agree. The thread title should be Ferrari not...

Agree.
The thread title should be Ferrari not making TOP END convertibles anymore.

If I'm not mistaken Ferrari was reluctant to make convertible Daytonas at first.
Only after many owners had...
Forum: General Automotive 09-08-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 29,112
Posted By Big time
This reminds me of the 80s and early 90s when...

This reminds me of the 80s and early 90s when Targa top cars were called 'convertibles'

The worst ones were the Dodge Viper 1st and 2nd generation...
Forum: General Automotive 09-08-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 29,112
Posted By Big time
Ferrari not making true convertibles anymore

Both the 458 spider
http://image.motortrend.com/f/auto_shows/frankfurt/2011/1109_ferrari_458_spider/38583228/ferrari-458-spider-front-three-quarters.jpg
...
Forum: Car comparison 09-06-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 18,787
Posted By Big time
Looks like this trend has been going on nonstop...

Looks like this trend has been going on nonstop for the last decades:

Lamborghini Miura Length 4.39m Width 1.78m Wheelbase 2.50m
Countach L 4.14m W 1.89m WB 2.45
Diablo L 4.46m W 2.04m WB 2.65m...
Forum: General Automotive 09-03-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,645
Posted By Big time
A replica is a fake. Cobras are about the only...

A replica is a fake.
Cobras are about the only socially accepted replicas but they are quite cramped and not comfortable for everyday use.

Why fake it?
I even made up a catchphrase for this:...
Forum: Technical forums 08-28-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 383,980
Posted By Big time
Water tire cooling for the next world's fastest supercars?

Water tire cooling for the next world's fastest supercars?

The Bugatti Veyron tires would fail after 15 minutes driving at 400 km/h+
Although the fuel tank will be empty sooner than that, the...
Forum: Car comparison 08-14-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 18,787
Posted By Big time
Will supercars grow to Formula 1 11-foot (3.30m) wheelbase, 16ft (5m) length?

Most modern Formula 1 cars are almost 5 meters long and have a 3.30m+ wheelbase.
It is said such long wheelbases are needed for high speed and cornering stability.

The Jaguar XJ220, the Ferrari...
Forum: Car comparison 08-14-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 18,951
Posted By Big time
Best car for taking girls to clubs?

Of course I don't actually recommend taking girls to clubs as most clubgoer girls are slutty gold diggers.
Of course there are as many types of dance clubs as there are girls...

Anyhow
Such a...
Forum: Car comparison 08-14-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 55,906
Posted By Big time
1. Rolls Royce phantom as daily driver and family...

1. Rolls Royce phantom as daily driver and family car. undecided on color maybe black white or silver
2. Dodge Viper 1st gen red
3. Ford GT either red or white
4. Jaguar xk140 black
5. Weismann...
Forum: Technical forums 08-14-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 17,465
Posted By Big time
Yes, because of engine balance Engine balance -...

Yes, because of engine balance
Engine balance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Forum: Car comparison 04-08-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 17,677
Posted By Big time
Would MG cars have survived if they built retro cars?

Would MG cars have survived if they kept on building extremely good looking retro 'neoclassic' cars like the

Wiesmann MF...
Forum: Car comparison 03-05-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 22,302
Posted By Big time
Bragging rights: top speed vs 1/4 mile vs Nurburgring vs Top Gear times

Most hypercars are seldom (if ever) driven to the max
They are a conversation piece.

What figures offer the best bragging rights and why?
- Top speed
- standing 1/4 mile
- Nurburgring lap...
Forum: Car comparison 02-15-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,414
Posted By Big time
This one didn't age well at all. Not even among...

This one didn't age well at all.
Not even among racecars.
Forum: Car comparison 02-15-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,414
Posted By Big time
Not the California The F12 BTW the F12 gas...

Not the California
The F12

BTW the F12 gas engine has almost the power of the LaFerrari at a fraction of the price.
Forum: Car comparison 02-10-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,414
Posted By Big time
IMO long nose cars age better Jag XK120 ...

IMO long nose cars age better

Jag XK120
http://www.ultimatecarpage.com/images/car/3005/23041.jpg

Jag E type
http://www.ultimatecarpage.com/images/car/1010/7717.jpg

Ferrari Daytona...
Forum: Car comparison 02-07-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,414
Posted By Big time
There will always be a market for front engine Ferraris

Even if they don't handle as well as mid engine ones, people buy front engine Ferrari cars because of the way they look.
Strangely enough it has been easier to get more raw power and even top speeds...
Forum: Car comparison 12-02-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 23,063
Posted By Big time
Debunking Misinformation Surrounding the Paul...

Debunking Misinformation Surrounding the Paul Walker Porsche Carrera GT Crash

Debunking Misinformation Surrounding the Paul Walker Porsche Carrera GT Crash...
Forum: Car comparison 12-02-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 23,063
Posted By Big time
Would Paul Walker be alive if he were riding another supercar?

Reportedly the Porsche Carrera GT slid into a light pole which split the car in two pieces breaking itself in the cockpit floor.
Would a coupe have survived?
Maybe just a simple airbags-all-around...
Forum: Technical forums 11-15-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,380
Posted By Big time
The NHRA National Hot Rod Association and IHRA...

The NHRA National Hot Rod Association and IHRA require parachutes for cars faster than some speed at the end of the 1/4 mile.
Something around 150mph.

So if dragstrip speeds keep increasing they...
Forum: Technical forums 11-15-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,380
Posted By Big time
The vehicle could be stock as long as the...

The vehicle could be stock as long as the parachutes can be street legal.
The main regulations are crash safety although folded parachutes are soft (at least softer than sheet metal) thus crash...
Forum: Car comparison 11-05-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 14,209
Posted By Big time
So now lets focus on different active...

So now lets focus on different active aerodynamics.

The Ferrari Enzo also has some movable underbody flaps if Im not mistaken.
http://www.ultimatecarpage.com/images/large/1321/Ferrari-Enzo_9.jpg...
Forum: Car comparison 11-05-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 14,209
Posted By Big time
Not surprinsingly a the Lexus LFA a technological...

Not surprinsingly a the Lexus LFA a technological flagship used a retractable rear wing getting a Cd of 0.31 for 202 mph. Its Nurburging package set a lap time of 7:14 but with only 181 mph top...
Forum: Car comparison 11-05-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 14,209
Posted By Big time
Top Gear bashed and crashed the Koenigsegg CCX...

Top Gear bashed and crashed the Koenigsegg CCX for not having a rear wing. The Agera has a movable rear wing.
http://www.ultimatecarpage.com/images/large/2714/Koenigsegg-CCX_1.jpg...
Forum: Car comparison 11-05-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 14,209
Posted By Big time
Top speed vs handling? New supercars will have active aerodynamics

For the supercar market you need high top speeds to brag about
and some downforce/handling to be able to get in one piece to the reunion to brag. Also for not to be ridiculed with slow lap times...
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