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Old 06-30-08, 06:24 PM
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You might think I'm crazy but I'm a fan of the early NSX.
There's a red '94 NSX for sale locally.

You have NO idea how much I want to jump on it and get it for myself.
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Old 06-30-08, 06:27 PM
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If I ever find one it's coming home with me, I don't care how much I pay.

How much do they want for it?
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Old 06-30-08, 06:33 PM
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I haven't asked. I'm afraid to ask. I really shouldn't take on another debt, and I may yet have a significant bonus coming from work this fiscal year (rhymes with "reenlistment" ).
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1956 Jaguar xk140 yummmm



on a way less epic note... my parents just picked up one of these and ive been having a great time cruising around in it...

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You can't be serious? I thought the Mach one post was bad. But when I saw this, I threw up in my mouth!
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Gotta give the LeBaron some points for getting the United States back into convertibles.

Also, it's always fun to see such cars in excellent condition. Knowing what poorly-built pieces of junk such cars tended to be, one in nice condition has to be a labor of love. It's someone putting a lot of effort into taking good care of something completely un-special, in a day and age when even nice things are treated like disposable junk.
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Old 06-30-08, 10:31 PM
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Now this is a classic:


1970 Datsun 240Z

And in terms of American Cars...



1960 T-Bird Convertible, but in black


1965 Mustang Fastback, but in blue

European...

Dino, AM's are always classic.
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Sometimes it's more about memories than absolute beauty, although in this case they are memories of other people's cars.

When I was a kid my best friend's dad had a Shelby GT350. I can't remember if it was a '65 or '66. I thought it was totally bad-ass. It was stolen and parted out!



After his dad died, when he was 15 years old his mom bought him a gold '78 Trans Am. I turned 16 and got my license months before he did, so I got to drive his car. That was super fun, we used to cruise around blasting the album "Highway to Hell" on the stereo. It was the first car I lost control of, when I stomped on the gas coming around a corner. (And no, neither of us had mullets ).



I thought the dashboard looked like it was covered in shiny stickers you would get out of a box of Cracker Jacks.



A few years later my friend's mom re-married and the couple bought two '68 California Special Mustangs.



Then there was a girlfriend I had in high school. Her dad had a sweet '56 Corvette. She said that she got to drive it a couple of times, but in the time we were together we never got to take it out.


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Yes. I'll take a 240z (even better if it's marked as "Fairlady Z") and a 2000GT, please.
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Gotta give it to the commoners, as well:



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You've never seen one before...



also:

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Had 3 of these. White, Blue & yellow (parts)
'78 - '80 Ford Fiesta, designed by the same guy that did the Ford Panterra.
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Lots of nice cars here. Gotta plug my current favorite:
Aston Martin DBS - Pure sex.

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They're all different models.... yeah, go genius designers at Aston Martin.
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Yay, old Volvos!

Too bad the new ones are so bland. What do Volvo and Aston Martin have in common? Ford.
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They're all different models.... yeah, go genius designers at Aston Martin.
This version even better!!!!

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Mark Hammill's favorite ride
This car doesn't belong anywhere near a thread about beautiful cars.
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I always wanted to get my mother an Elan. She would complain about how cars headlights wouldn't illuminate a curve in the road.
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Love the Super 7 and Datsun 180~240 Z fairladys.

Sil80 S13 has some nice lines that the newer incarnations just don't have.

speaking of light weight cars...



Delta HF Integrale is also very nice.


Ford Escort RS/Mk.2

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