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  • TGPDTGPD Posts: 6,067 ✭✭✭✭✭
    RobGripes said:
    What in fresh hell is this?



    Easy, it's a mobility scooter with a rain cover on for you know, UK weather.
    Found it, it is an Effedi Maranello (ha ha) SCE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Uk5_tjd3Io

    Look at it, it is frickin awesome
    found 1x james may
  • NinjaDesignzNinjaDesignz Posts: 2,829 ✭✭✭✭✭
    01718 said:

    Proud to have spotted this one.


  • grandvachegrandvache Posts: 2,124 ✭✭✭✭✭
    What in fresh hell is this?


    That's not a car, it's a quadricycle and incidentally a complete death trap.
  • MrpiratepeteMrpiratepete Posts: 968 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Spotted
  • TGPDTGPD Posts: 6,067 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited August 2019
    This guy traded in his M4 for this, a non-competition spec M5.
    Maybe he just had kids.
  • RWareRWare Posts: 1,127 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Spotted this V8 G63 out today. Very shiny!

    I think this is that hillclimber we all know and love?
  • 0171801718 Posts: 494 ✭✭✭
    RWare said:

    Spotted this V8 G63 out today. Very shiny!

    I think this is that hillclimber we all know and love?
    And of course it is parked spotless clean in a City. 

    Also i wantes to Show you this:
    1980 Fiat 131  https://imgur.com/gallery/49yzLIb
  • TGPDTGPD Posts: 6,067 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Was digging through my 2016 Goodwood FOS photos...
    There it is! The Renault Laguna BTCC.

  • grandvachegrandvache Posts: 2,124 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Any guesses??
  • TopDrives40778TopDrives40778 Posts: 2,172 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Any guesses??
    2021 Mercedes-Maybach GLS most likely.
  • TopDrives40778TopDrives40778 Posts: 2,172 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Any guesses??
    2021 Mercedes-Maybach GLS most likely.
    Could be a GLS63, but I think the location/size/shape of the tailpipes are the tipoff that it's not an AMG
  • bullet_splatterbullet_splatter Posts: 667 ✭✭✭✭
    I’m sure it’s been posted before, but I don’t remember the last time I’ve ever seen one. (US)

  • BoxtaSBoxtaS Posts: 1,893 ✭✭✭✭✭


    I spotted this crossing from France to Italy in 2007, and the more I look at it, the more I think it’s the Ruf RK coupe from the game. Any expert opinions? 


  • HeissRodHeissRod Posts: 7,376 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Yep, certainly looks like the RK
  • BoxtaSBoxtaS Posts: 1,893 ✭✭✭✭✭
    HeissRod said:
    Yep, certainly looks like the RK
    I knew it was something pretty special at the time, which is why I got the pic. It was gone very very quickly 
  • bantel_catbantel_cat Posts: 968 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Away for the weekend and saw two classics. My first Mehari in a lovely orange colour which I didn't get a snap of. And this beautiful Karmann Ghia.


  • RWareRWare Posts: 1,127 ✭✭✭✭✭
    How much mpg?!

    Ok that is truly insane
  • bobdylanbobdylan Posts: 3,536 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Has a button on the dash that halfs the power for when its raining.  
    And a launch control. 

    Hasent got it yet but said theres a ludicrous option mode to change the tune to make it shoot flames and give out the constant back fire machine gun effect ... but he said it kills the exhaust 


    (I'd still have it lol)
  • grandvachegrandvache Posts: 2,124 ✭✭✭✭✭
    bobdylan said:
    Has a button on the dash that halfs the power for when its raining.  
    And a launch control. 

    Hasent got it yet but said theres a ludicrous option mode to change the tune to make it shoot flames and give out the constant back fire machine gun effect ... but he said it kills the exhaust 


    (I'd still have it lol)
    Is that a factory model?
  • TGPDTGPD Posts: 6,067 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Nah, think he modded it
  • bobdylanbobdylan Posts: 3,536 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Yup modded. 

    Factory 620s uses a supercharged ford duratec .

    But lots of 0eople are converting to 1.6 EcoBoost. 

    Turns out ford has secret motor sport intentions for the 1.6 EcoBoost so its extremely strong n turntable more so than the 2.0 and above .

    More impressive is its cheep , way cheeper to tune and to fix than the duratec... bog standard fiesta parts and costs then it's super fuel efficient too.


    Think I need a fiesta ST 
  • James_PearceJames_Pearce Posts: 1,365 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Driving back from Cornwall today and stopped at the Haynes Motor Museum as my boys really wanted to go there. Could have taken dozens of pictures: Corvettes galore including C5, El Camino SS, Dodge Viper RT/10, Escort Mexico, replica Jag XKSS, replica Jag D-Type, replica GT40, the list was huge. However, as far as I’m aware no-one has posted a first-hand picture of an XJ220. If not, do I win this thread? 

    And that’s only an E-Type, 911 and Miura in the background. 
    I might be wrong, but behind the 911 that's a De Tomaso Pantera (not a Miura) and behind it possibly a Ford GT 40 (replica). 
    But anyway: A great shot of the fine XJ220, I really like that. So far, never seen one in real life.
    It is a replica GT40 right at the back, and you’re right that it’s the Pantera - the Miura was in a different room! 🤦‍♂️
  • BoxtaSBoxtaS Posts: 1,893 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I spotted this at Goodwood this summer. Topical at the moment...

  • James_PearceJames_Pearce Posts: 1,365 ✭✭✭✭✭
    BoxtaS said:
    I spotted this at Goodwood this summer. Topical at the moment...

    You’ve lost me. What is it? 
  • BoxtaSBoxtaS Posts: 1,893 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited August 2019
    BoxtaS said:
    I spotted this at Goodwood this summer. Topical at the moment...

    You’ve lost me. What is it? 
    It’s a modern interpretation of the Porsche 935 ‘Moby Dick’ based on the current GT2 RS 

    https://newsroom.porsche.com/en/products/porsche-935-world-premiere-exclusive-new-edition-clubsport-race-car-motorsport-rennsport-reunion-vi-anniversary-70-years-sports-cars-16163.html
  • James_PearceJames_Pearce Posts: 1,365 ✭✭✭✭✭
    BoxtaS said:
    BoxtaS said:
    I spotted this at Goodwood this summer. Topical at the moment...

    You’ve lost me. What is it? 
    It’s a modern interpretation of the Porsche 935 ‘Moby Dick’ based on the current GT2 RS 

    https://newsroom.porsche.com/en/products/porsche-935-world-premiere-exclusive-new-edition-clubsport-race-car-motorsport-rennsport-reunion-vi-anniversary-70-years-sports-cars-16163.html
    I was trying to get comedy mileage out of the fact that all everyone is talking about at the moment is the Moby Dick, but clearly I just sounded a bit ignorant! 🤦‍♂️
  • BoxtaSBoxtaS Posts: 1,893 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I was trying to get comedy mileage out of the fact that all everyone is talking about at the moment is the Moby Dick, but clearly I just sounded a bit ignorant! 🤦‍♂️
    Ohhh, my bad. Joke’s on me! 

    To be fair, I’m spending so much time thinking about Dick that anything subtle or ironic is lost on me at the moment. I just can’t wait to get my hands on it 👏
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