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Forum: General Automotive 08-07-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,113
Posted By Peloton25
I've not heard about the fuel starvation issue,...

I've not heard about the fuel starvation issue, but German banker, Dr Thomas Bscher who was also the one time President of Bugatti prior to the Veyron's release, did used to commute from his home in...
Forum: General Automotive 08-07-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,113
Posted By Peloton25
I certainly get your sentiments, but most people...

I certainly get your sentiments, but most people looking at the photos showing damage from his first accident would think the entire front end is trashed. Rather, as you can see from this exploded...
Forum: General Automotive 08-07-2011, 01:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,113
Posted By Peloton25
He was just on Top Gear two weeks ago. Watch it...

He was just on Top Gear two weeks ago. Watch it here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UJ03t1_XEg

Clearly the man knows how to drive.



Not even close - mostly superficial damage to the...
Forum: General Automotive 08-06-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,113
Posted By Peloton25
This guy does. :) The car was chassis #067...

This guy does. :)

The car was chassis #067 and it was fully repaired by McLaren. The final chapter of the story didn't get nearly as much publicity as the flaming photos did but it was in an...
Forum: General Automotive 08-06-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,113
Posted By Peloton25
I don't plan to be there this year but might find...

I don't plan to be there this year but might find my way up there at least for a day to hit the Historic Races perhaps. Either way, I hope you gentlemen have a very nice time and as always, I look...
Forum: General Automotive 08-06-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,113
Posted By Peloton25
I'm fairly certain that of the 106 that were...

I'm fairly certain that of the 106 that were built in total, including GTRs, LMs and GTs, that we've lost a total of 6.

XP1 - first prototype, crashed and burned in the Namibian desert during...
Forum: General Automotive 03-18-2011, 03:12 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 45,056
Posted By Peloton25
Yes - the other half of your team informed me and...

Yes - the other half of your team informed me and I'm once again sorry to have missed out. I should really hang out with you gentlemen more often. ;)

Can't wait for the report and all your McLaren...
Forum: General Automotive 03-18-2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 45,056
Posted By Peloton25
That's not what you said... where's the Buick???...

That's not what you said... where's the Buick??? :p

And the 458 wheel looks like a something you'd use to play a videogame.

In typical "Ferrari whore-out-the-marque" fashion, they even license...
Forum: General Automotive 03-16-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 45,056
Posted By Peloton25
What is it with people being so wrong in this...

What is it with people being so wrong in this thread? :confused: :D

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5133/5521140971_253b2831c4_z.jpg

I'm struggling to recall the last Buick that was built with a...
Forum: General Automotive 03-15-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 45,056
Posted By Peloton25
Just what do you think this panel in the 12C's...

Just what do you think this panel in the 12C's center console does? :D

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v482/Peloton25/MP4-12C/mclarenfb.jpg

>8^)
ER
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 02-25-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,418
Posted By Peloton25
I certainly wouldn't mind them - and if you have...

I certainly wouldn't mind them - and if you have others that would be great too. :cool:

>8^)
ER
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 02-17-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,418
Posted By Peloton25
This is not entirely correct. There is a...

This is not entirely correct.

There is a 3-position switch on the left dash pod which allows the driver some control of the F1's 'Brake Balance Foil'.
...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 02-16-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,418
Posted By Peloton25
Aerodynamics also play a big role at speeds over...

Aerodynamics also play a big role at speeds over 100 kph. I can almost guarantee the McLaren is far slipperier.

>8^)
ER
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 02-14-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,418
Posted By Peloton25
No, I am far too lazy to be a Mexican. ;) :D ...

No, I am far too lazy to be a Mexican. ;) :D

>8^)
ER
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 02-14-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,418
Posted By Peloton25
I'll drive!! :D ...

I'll drive!! :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daZRA17FAOE

>8^)
ER
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 02-14-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,418
Posted By Peloton25
Last batch! #15 >8^) ER

Last batch!

#15

>8^)
ER
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 02-14-2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,418
Posted By Peloton25
More... #14 >8^) ER

More...

#14

>8^)
ER
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 02-14-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,418
Posted By Peloton25
More... #13 >8^) ER

More...

#13

>8^)
ER
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 02-14-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,418
Posted By Peloton25
More... #12 >8^) ER

More...

#12

>8^)
ER
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 02-14-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,418
Posted By Peloton25
Here's some hires images - all 1600x1066. :cool: ...

Here's some hires images - all 1600x1066. :cool:

#11

>8^)
ER
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 02-14-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,418
Posted By Peloton25
Several real reviews have hit the web today. Here...

Several real reviews have hit the web today. Here are some links:

Edmunds - Insideline with a quick video as well:

2012 McLaren MP4-12C First Drive...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 08-19-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 34,418
Posted By Peloton25
This thread has been dormant for too long and...

This thread has been dormant for too long and needs more photos. Here's a couple of good ones from Pebble Beach. :cool:

>8^)
ER
Forum: Website discussion 06-19-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,095
Posted By Peloton25
Great stuff gentlemen - thank you as always for...

Great stuff gentlemen - thank you as always for the excellent coverage! :cool:

>8^)
ER
Forum: Multimedia 05-23-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,678
Posted By Peloton25
You bet! :cool: Those who really appreciate...

You bet! :cool:

Those who really appreciate them should go out and purchase a copy of the magazine when it hits the shelves to support their great efforts. I plan to buy a few myself. :)

>8^)...
Forum: Multimedia 05-22-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,678
Posted By Peloton25
Comparing new to old, and contents pages. ...

Comparing new to old, and contents pages.

That wraps it up. What an effort by EVO! I am sure that I am not the only one who can't wait to sit down with a printed copy and soak it all up. :)
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