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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2016 7:11 pm    Post subject: Carrera GT Reply with quote

Worth a watch/drool


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 05, 2016 1:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It is all about the engine - beautifully linear and with a character to the sound that is unique amongst everything that I have ever heard. I once had a pax run down Bruntingthorpe in one (194mph through the timing beam IIRC) and it isn't something that I'll forget. worship
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 05, 2016 2:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

When I worked on MY A the boss owned one and he brought it with him once in the dough of France. Every time we moved the boat I was tasked with transporting his car to the new location. Was amazing to drive and that sound, something I'll never forget.








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PostPosted: Mon Sep 05, 2016 2:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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When I worked on MY A the boss owned one and he brought it with him once in the dough of France. Every time we moved the boat I was tasked with transporting his car to the new location. Was amazing to drive and that sound, something I'll never forget.



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 06, 2016 10:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That engine just gives me goosebumps !.....it's even better than a high
revving Ferrari V12.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 01, 2017 5:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Used to be a black one in Cambridge, friendly young chap 'owned' it. Followed him around town on my pushbike until he stopped at some lights. He was very willing to chew the cud!

From then on, if he saw me about and he was in it, he'd make it sing. That V10, wow!

Saw one at Silverstone once too, owner let me jump in and start it, sadly the PX lap I had hoped for, remained elusive.
 
  
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