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#35874 of 38546 Re: Small Blue Car [omarman]
Feb 10, 2013 (12:00 pm)
That's a hilarious video, thanks for posting!
#35875 of 38546 Re: Small Blue Car [andys120]
Feb 10, 2013 (12:01 pm)
Gottem both. The WRX is second generation I think...2007 or so? The Peel P50 is well, what it is, and on display at the Isle of Man's Manx Transport Museum.
Feb 10, 2013 (12:30 pm)
BMW 700 from mid 1960's, I think. Odd looking, to my eye. However more conventional than its predecessor bubble car.
I think they were raced or hill climbed or similar. Somewhere in the back of my mind I recall something about Hans Stuck (1950's GP driver and father of Hans Joachim Stuck) driving one.
#35877 of 38546 Re: Bimmer> [grahampeters]
Feb 10, 2013 (12:46 pm)
Yup, that's a '65 BMW 700 Luxus. Oh yes they were raced, rallied and hillclimbed extensively.
#35878 of 38546 Re: easy one [tellin0]
Feb 10, 2013 (1:32 pm)
Fleetwood Brougham to be exact.
Feb 10, 2013 (6:42 pm)
#35880 of 38546 Re: cockpit [stickguy]
Feb 10, 2013 (7:19 pm)
1967 Impala SS
#35881 of 38546 Re: cockpit [lostwrench1]
Feb 10, 2013 (7:28 pm)
#35882 of 38546 The fastest car on earth
Feb 10, 2013 (10:12 pm)
January 10, 2013. HOUSTON, Texas – Hennessey® Performance (HPE) today announced that on January 10, 2013 its street-legal Venom GT® supercar accelerated from 0-300 km/h in just 13.63 seconds, thus establishing the vehicle as a new record holder according to Guinness® WORLD RECORDS (GWR). The acceleration time was an average of two runs made in opposite directions within one hour and validated by a VBox 3i GPS-based data logging system. VBox officials were on hand to certify the numbers as required by Guinness® rules. The first run was completed in 13.18 seconds with a 4 mph tailwind. The second run was made in 14.08 seconds while encountering a 6 mph headwind. The resulting two-way 0-300 km/h average was 13.63 seconds.
#35883 of 38546 Re: The fastest car on earth [gagrice]
Feb 11, 2013 (7:15 am)
Could that be the world's most flexible platform?
It's the basis for the Elise, Exige, race cars, Tesla EVs, and now the world's fastest car.
Colin Chapman is smiling, somewhere.