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Old 07-06-2015, 06:38am   #1 (permalink)
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Interesting that in this video presentation Ford says that it will be gunning for Ferrari next year and doesn't mention Corvette. Yet the numbering and coloring of the number square places it in the same class as the C7R.

The 2016 Ford GT is ready to take on Ferrari video - CNET
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That guy talks too much.
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They may be in the same class in the Tudor (whatever) series... but it's MARKETING. People equate these race cars with their street counterparts. This is hype for the street car, not the race car.

Not sure it's a great sales pitch to say that your $200k+ supercar is targeting a sub $90k Chevrolet. Sounds a lot better to be compared to the similarly priced 458.
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But I bet the stock GT will live for more than 4-5 laps of Mr. Probst's right foot without entering limp home land.
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But I bet the stock GT will live for more than 4-5 laps of Mr. Probst's right foot without entering limp home land.


4-5? So.... I see you decided to count the out lap, warmup lap, cooldown lap, and the in lap.
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A v-6 in a "super car" just doesn't sound right. It's almost like screwing the hottest lady in the church even if she is your sister.
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A v-6 in a "super car" just doesn't sound right. It's almost like screwing the hottest lady in the church even if she is your sister.
Yeah, I mean who uses a V6 in a supercar anyways? I mean besides Porsche, Jaguar, Nissan, TVR, Lotus...
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Yeah, I mean who uses a V6 in a supercar anyways? I mean besides Porsche, Jaguar, Nissan, TVR, Lotus...

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Yeah, I mean who uses a V6 in a supercar anyways? I mean besides Porsche, Jaguar, Nissan, TVR, Lotus...
Not the ones you hear about the most.
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Not the ones you hear about the most.
Jaguar XJ220, Porsche 911 GT2 RS, Nissan GT-R? Seriously?
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Jaguar XJ220, Porsche 911 GT2 RS, Nissan GT-R? Seriously?
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Has been a favorite since first seeing one. ('65 or so)

How could one NOT like it?



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Has been a favorite since first seeing one. ('65 or so)

How could one NOT like it?



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That thing's got an awful big central driving lamp!
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Has been a favorite since first seeing one. ('65 or so)

How could one NOT like it?


My favorite HO slot car was, and also my favorite Matchbox car.

I bet Apex still has one..

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That thing's got an awful big central driving lamp!
Because night driving Race Car..
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but how much is the damn thing gonna cost?
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A lot of minutia on the Ford Supercar here:

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A v-6 in a "super car" just doesn't sound right. It's almost like screwing the hottest lady in the church even if she is your sister.
Ewwwww...


'Course I never had a sister.
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