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Old 09-29-09, 08:50 PM   #1
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Two Serious WTF Cars

First, I present the Holland & Holland and Range Rover's great brain trust of a collaboration, I dub, The Cheney/Elmer Fudd.

http://www.autoblog.com/2009/09/26/h...-booze-haulin/



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This, friends, is how one rolls. Behold the Holland & Holland Range Rover by Overfinch, a joint effort between the gunmaker, Land Rover's bespokery and, well, Bacchus. One hundred tweed-wearing pheasant slayers will have the opportunity to drive this sybaritic super sled to the hunting grounds. Frankly, one wonders why anyone would ever bother leaving the SUV. This ultimate Range Rover is outfitted with a gorgeous, custom-integrated gun cabinet, a cavernous backseat console/fridge, and a liquor cabinet nicer than anything you'd find in Don Draper's office. Our favorite feature? Well, the liquor itself is "self-replenishing," meaning that for the first year of ownership, Holland & Holland Rangie owners will have the vehicle's booze supply refilled automatically. Think of it like bottled water home delivery, only with single-malt scotch, small-batch gin, and other fine adult refreshments.


That's right, open bar with guns on a fine, luxury, road going, chassis for a hundred and seventy five thousand large. Stupidest damned thing I may have ever seen.




Second, The Bugs Bunny. Played styling and I mean played, and what the **** is up with those five hundred million dollar buck teeth, seriously? I respect that it's promoting new technology and all, but my god those teeth.

SC-Fisker Gets $528 Million Loan from US

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Old 09-29-09, 08:54 PM   #2
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I want that Holland & Holland.
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so if I buy the first one, do I get to hunt the second one? seeing as rabbits are open season all year.
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so if I buy the first one, do I get to hunt the second one? seeing as rabbits are open season all year.
Edited OP to steal your Elmer Fudd joke.

{edit** woops wrong forum.

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Old 09-29-09, 10:06 PM   #5
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Aston Martin. Mercedes. BMW. Why choose when you can throw them all in a blender and get this extra-bland slab of automobile?
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Old 09-29-09, 10:07 PM   #6
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Aston Martin. Mercedes. BMW. Why choose when you can throw them all in a blender and get this extra-bland slab of automobile?
And it's a hybrid, Doc.

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I want that Holland & Holland.
+1. I'd also get Overfinch to tickle the engine and chassis while they were at it.
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Seems like the exhaust tips on the Holland and Holland should be over and under.

I hear the performance kit for the Fisker Karma involves a carbon fibre strut designed to handle the incredible acceleration and g forces that the car can produce while still holding a carrot just out of reach of the car.
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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The Fisker is no worse than the front of any BMW.
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the Rangey is just a shooting brake. a very very nice, bespoke shooting brake. but still.

Fisker is a boondoggle.

claiming they're saving U.S. jobs, they're getting U.S. tax money, and have yet to deliver a car (AFAIK). and the one car in their model range is built for them in Finland. by, i would assume, Finns.
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The Fisker is no worse than the front of any BMW.
Yes, it is. The grill is too elongated and over shaped. A BMW grill is typically just two ovals. To compare a 6 series coupe or a z4 coupe to that overworked styling abomination is just wrong.
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The Holland & Holland is gorgeous. Drive to the hunting grounds, shoot some game, then have a nice drink. I thought rovers were supposed to be pretty capable off-road? or are they all bling now?
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The H&H needs some spinners on it.
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Lets See, an automobile that come with guns and booze. Some how the combination of all three could lead to a very slipery slope. Good thing it's got four wheel drive.
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