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Old 06-27-08, 03:44 PM   #1
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Beautiful Cars

I've been searching for a new car for too long.
The "What will it be" thread is right, they are boring, all of them are.
So, I got tired of looking for something practical and at the right price, and I compiled a list of what I currently think (fleeting thing) are the top ten best looking.

No special order:


BMW 3.0 CSI


Aston Martin DB4/6


BMW 507


Citroen DS


Jaguar E Type


Porsche 911/912


Aston Martin DB9


Ferrari Dino


300 SL


Duesenberg SJ Speedster
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Old 06-27-08, 04:02 PM   #2
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Lamborghini's first cars, the 350GT and 400GT, were gorgeous cars.

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Old 06-27-08, 04:07 PM   #3
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Yes they were. And the last pretty cars Lamborghini made (I don't care for the Mura).
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Old 06-27-08, 04:18 PM   #4
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You may not agree, but mid 60 vette's are awesome IMO.


These aren't too bad either:
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Ahhh, old school!
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Old 06-27-08, 04:49 PM   #7
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I like the first generation Vette, after that they start to loose it for me. The current one's headlights remind me of a Miata.

Love AC's bodywork, and you cant go wrong with Carol's engine work.
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Old Thunderbird - used to have one in Orange in the town I grew up in.



Ex brother in law had a 56 corvette - sa-weeeeet looking - then he put nitris in it. There is Nothing like riding in a car that seems like it is only 2 inches from the ground with no shocks at XXX eeeekers mph!!!!

But my still all time fav ... sigh ... be still my beating heart .... (weird freaking color - but that's what they were doing in the early 70's)



I love big muscle engine cars - and still do - and I frequent the car shows and drags. Love them.



Oh yeah - and my first ever car was a pea green Mach I.
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C3 corvette.
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Not real keen on the 1st Bimmer or the lemon.

My nominee for a replacement:

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I like the AM DB9
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I've been searching for a new car for too long.
So, I got tired of looking for something practical and at the right price, and I compiled a list of what I currently think (fleeting thing) is the best looking.


Citroen DS
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48 cadillac coach

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Old 06-27-08, 10:19 PM   #16
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Not real keen on the 1st Bimmer or the lemon.

My nominee for a replacement:

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My first car was a 1972 BMW Bavaria. The four door version of that car with slightly different body work (mine also had pie plate hub caps).
It was a spectacular car. I put 360,000 miles on a single set of rings. The turn signal is on the opposite side of the wheel than normal. To this day I find myself reaching for the turn signal on the right side of the wheel.



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A friend of mine had one in high school. It was the odd jewel in a Chevy vs. Ford world. Shhh--you can hear a Peugeot rust.
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My first car was a 1972 BMW Bavaria. The four door version of that car with slightly different body work.
It was a spectacular car. I put 360,000 miles on a single set of rings. The turn signal is on the opposite side of the wheel than normal. To this day I find myself reaching for the turn signal on the right side of the wheel.

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No denying they're distinctive, and made with care. Just not my aesthetic.
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No denying they're distinctive, and made with care. Just not my aesthetic.
I hear ya. Slightly angled shoe boxes are an acquired taste.
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Going to have to throw an honorable mention to the Lotus Elise, as it is about the only true unapologetic sports car currently on the market.

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I don't think the Alfa Romeo Spyder is apologetic either, old or new.


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Old 06-27-08, 10:54 PM   #21
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But you don't have to exit them by crawling onto the ground and then standing up.
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Beauty is certainly in the eye of the keyholder.
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A lot of you have bad taste
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A sweet car we formerly owned. I loved it, but am I glad we sold it before the gas prices shot up! "Behaving" on a good day would get 10mpg!



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I love the Citroen DS...

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