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Old 06-24-2019, 12:10am   #21
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It was Enzo Ferrari who said of the XKE, "It's the most beautiful car ever made."
And I agree with him. One of my friends was a Jaguar dealer here in Michigan back in the 70's and one of his personal cars was a 1974 V-12 E-Type convertible. It was by far my favorite in his collection and he also had a Countach, a couple of Ferraris, 60's Corvettes, etc. None of them compared to the magic of that E-Type.

I still think Jaguar has a beauty that no other manufacturer equals.

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This is the car that first came to mind when I saw the title of this thread!
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Not many of those around!
They only sold 351 the entire run. Guy on the East coast of Florida (dealer) has 11 of them, including the race car, and the convertible used in the Bond movie.
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Where's the guy with the ban hammer?
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the 63 split window vette to me.....best looking vette ever
On this, I must agree. My all-time favorite car. Would love to own one, even though I don't fit in them. If I owned one, it would be on display in the living room.
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They only sold 351 the entire run. Guy on the East coast of Florida (dealer) has 11 of them, including the race car, and the convertible used in the Bond movie.
I think that was the movie "You Only Live Twice" correct? Wasn't that a right hand drive car?
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Old 06-24-2019, 09:21am   #27
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I think that was the movie "You Only Live Twice" correct? Wasn't that a right hand drive car?


https://silodrome.com/toyota-2000gt-roadster/
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'57 was a nice T-Bird, but '56 was better, IMO, tail lights alone for the comment......

A friend owned a E Jag.....new, decades ago....back when I had my '60 vette....

been a while....


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Old 06-24-2019, 10:23am   #29
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I think that was the movie "You Only Live Twice" correct? Wasn't that a right hand drive car?
Here's the dude I was talking about. His collection is INSANE.

https://www.toyotatoday.com/news/vintage-vehicles.htm
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Here's the dude I was talking about. His collection is INSANE.

https://www.toyotatoday.com/news/vintage-vehicles.htm
Good Lord! WOW!
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Where's the guy with the ban hammer?
@Sea_Six has abandoned us. It's revolution all up in this bitch!

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Good Lord! WOW!
He has a TON of other non-Toyotas too. Naturally, he has a lot of MKIV Supra Turbos, but he's got Pagani, and most any other hyper car you can think of.
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Good Lord! WOW!
This is the one he owns that is the most valuable.

https://www.toyotatoday.com/news/the-magic-2000gt.htm

It's insured for $50 mil anytime it's shipped somewhere to display it.
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Henry N ManneyII called it “ The greatest crumpet collector known to man”
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Henry N ManneyII called it “ The greatest crumpet collector known to man”
Was the styling cue source for the 2000GT
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It inspired a number of cars’ styling language.
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Old 06-24-2019, 06:17pm   #38
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That's the one that came to my mind....
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Being a Toyota Geek, I have to go with this:

Of course, always followed by my '98.

Edit: Dear God these things are getting into the stratosphere:

https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/a...-2000gt/566020
One of my friends I went to high school with, his older brother had a white GT2000. My friend died in an auto accident a year or two out of school. I wonder what happened to that car.

Joe ( the older brother ) knew he had a special car even back in the late 70s.
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How is this not on here already????

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