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Jun 27, 2004, 08:29 PM
 


1974 Cadillac Coupe Deville

it may be strange to you but thats my dream car, i know i will get one someday and fix it up...what about you?

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Jun 27, 2004, 08:34 PM
 
If I had any depth perception (which I don't)

and if I never had to drive in snow or on ice

I'd have one of those old Lincolns with the suicide doors.

(OK, now you know my secret.)
     
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Jun 27, 2004, 09:45 PM
 
I want Paul Newman's Volvo 960.

For those who won't click the link, it's a Volvo 960 wagon with a supercharged V8 under the hood.
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Jun 27, 2004, 09:50 PM
 
The new McMerc SLR looks fun.
     
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Jun 27, 2004, 09:51 PM
 
a 5th generation honda prelude

and i have it.

So the dream is over....over i tell you.
     
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Jun 27, 2004, 10:06 PM
 
Originally posted by nredman:


1974 Cadillac Coupe Deville

it may be strange to you but thats my dream car, i know i will get one someday and fix it up...what about you?
My dad had that. Piece of sh*t.

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Jun 27, 2004, 11:15 PM
 
Hrm. Good question:

Winter/Rain/Ski Trip/Bad weather driving: Subaru SVX
Good weather touring: Infiniti G35 Coupe
Good weather cruising: 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Convertable
Being Badass: 1968 Charger R/T
Autocrossing: 1996-99 Chrysler Neon with 2.4 liter engine
Road Racing: Any Porsche 911. Any.
Grocery Getter: Subaru Forester XT (0-60 in 5.2 seconds, 1/4 in 13.8!!!! looks lame!)
Ultimate car: Jaguar XJ220

Eh... I also have a lot of love for the NSX, and last gen RX-7. I also dig the big cruisers from the 60s like lincoln continentals, imperials, new yorkers, fury's, catalinas, marquis, etc. I still regret selling my 78 Merc Marquis Brougham.

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Jun 27, 2004, 11:22 PM
 
Old pick-up truck.
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Jun 27, 2004, 11:53 PM
 
I would love a Prius

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Jun 28, 2004, 12:09 AM
 
I'd like an E60 M5.

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Jun 28, 2004, 12:16 AM
 
- 911 Turbo or GT2
- Audi RS6 wagon (drool)
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Jun 28, 2004, 12:32 AM
 
Dodge Viper. Don't know much about cars, but I do know a good looking one, and this is the nicest looking sports car I've ever seen. Takes my breath away ever time I see it.
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 12:53 AM
 
Porsche Carrera GT

Or

Ferrari Enzo (I hear you have to own an F50 to get one... and that you have to own a F40 in order to get an F50).
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 12:53 AM
 
For affordability, I'd love a Dodge SRT-4... nothing scoots that fast for 20 grand.

For practicality, the new Subie Outback Limited wagon (250 hp!) looks like a charm. I currently drive my folk's 2000 Outback Limited, and it's quite the driver's vehicle (except the clutch is a bit too touchy... if you miss the grab point by just a little it'll jerk).

And for really-out-there in terms of pricing and practicality, I wouldn't mind a Ford GT. (It's practically a steal at its price when compared to its competitors.)
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 12:56 AM
 
A big car with cushy comfy seats, leather ones at that.. the kinda car that when you slam the gas you get knocked back in your seat.. and the kinda seats that being knocked back in feels good -- maybe heated too ...

and then a nice large back seat for sexy women.. and hrmm.. yeah I'd like it to be cool.. and comfy.. and fast
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Jun 28, 2004, 02:47 AM
 
yup... e60 m5 is good. in black, please.
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 02:55 AM
 
Originally posted by macroy:
Porsche Carrera GT
I heard Jerry Seinfeld recently got the first Carrera GT in the US. Wonder how many Porsches he has now...
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Jun 28, 2004, 03:27 AM
 
Originally posted by C.J. Moof:
I want Paul Newman's Volvo 960.

For those who won't click the link, it's a Volvo 960 wagon with a supercharged V8 under the hood.

Wow, for me, my fantasy dream car would be a porsche 911 turbo,
reality dream car Volvo s60 "R".
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 03:31 AM
 
My dream car is actually a truck. I'll need something to pull my boat with
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 03:50 AM
 
Aston Martin DB9. Duh.
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 05:14 AM
 
Originally posted by Powaqqatsi:
Aston Martin DB9. Duh.
Close! 1965 Astom Martin DB5.
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 05:16 AM
 
dream car ... hmmmm ... *drool* ...
(note that's a coupe, not the convertible ...)
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 05:19 AM
 
gomanute likes cars with plenty of leg room.
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 05:43 AM
 
Originally posted by His Dudeness:
Close! 1965 Astom Martin DB5.
I wouldn't say no to that one either
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 06:01 AM
 
Dream Car: Mercedes 300SL "Gullwing"
Reality Car: Mercedes SLK 350
Current Car: Mercedes C 180

Oh well, some day... I should probably graduate faster.
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 07:35 AM
 
Originally posted by entrox:
Dream Car: Mercedes 300SL "Gullwing"
Reality Car: Mercedes SLK 350
Current Car: Mercedes C 180

Oh well, some day... I should probably graduate faster.
You would prefer a Mercedes to an Aston Martin?
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 08:00 AM
 
Originally posted by moonmonkey:
You would prefer a Mercedes to an Aston Martin?
Come on - take a look at where he's from.

     
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Jun 28, 2004, 08:08 AM
 
I don't know that I would call it my 'dream' car, but ever since I first saw it I thought it would be cool to have an Isuzu Vehi-Cross. Of course, I'm probably one of only about 10 people in the world who feel this way, since Isuzu discontinued the car in just its second production year. Still, I've been keeping my eyes open, hoping to find a used one cheap.

I know, I know...it's ugly. I guess I just like that sort of 'Lost in Space' look.

     
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Jun 28, 2004, 08:15 AM
 
Originally posted by KeyLimePi:
I don't know that I would call it my 'dream' car, but ever since I first saw it I thought it would be cool to have an Isuzu Vehi-Cross. Of course, I'm probably one of only about 10 people in the world who feel this way, since Isuzu discontinued the car in just its second production year. Still, I've been keeping my eyes open, hoping to find a used one cheap.

I know, I know...it's ugly. I guess I just like that sort of 'Lost in Space' look.

I like those. 3 liter v6, and an interior you can spray out with a hose. Neat stuff.

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Jun 28, 2004, 08:19 AM
 
The new 2005 Ford GT.
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Jun 28, 2004, 08:37 AM
 

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Jun 28, 2004, 08:59 AM
 
If I could have any 3 cars...


The Ecto 1, taking spaciousness and 'pimp' to a whole new level.



The A-Team van, perfect for transporting large cargo (like an Xbox or G5 heatsink)



My racer, the deLorean. Gets up to 88 fairly quickly. If I ever lost a race to someone, I would just go back in time to the finish line before the race even started. In the words of Biff, "Just bet on the winner and you'll never lose."


The Batmobile has to be the most overrated car of all time. The James Bond cars are so period-centric they just don't hold the test of time. And everything else just can't compete.
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 09:20 AM
 
Looking beyond my Saab 9-5 (yes I really do drive one of those)

Porsche Boxster S
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Jun 28, 2004, 09:36 AM
 
1981 Honda Civic Hatchback with no miles on it.

Beat that!

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Jun 28, 2004, 09:51 AM
 
I too vote for the DeLorian.
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 10:32 AM
 
Hybrid modified mini cooper.

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Jun 28, 2004, 10:42 AM
 
My dream car, for right out of college, would be a Mini Cooper S with the John Cooper Works package...in electric blue with a Hong Kong flag painted on the white top, please

A few years farther out...I'd like to see myself in a black MB SL600...with an M3 in the garage for going racing, and an Audi RS6 for grocery day...

Good thing I'm going to business school, I'll need an incredible salary to afford all of those goodies...
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 11:10 AM
 
288 GTO
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 11:22 AM
 
As far as a dream car for daily use (something that is actually practical), I already have mine - M3 cab with hardtop.

As far as an exotic dream car, I'd go with the Ford GT.

And TV dream cars... KITT or the Mach 5
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Jun 28, 2004, 11:49 AM
 
Jaguar E-type:


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Jun 28, 2004, 12:22 PM
 
many excellent offerings here.

but this is my personal favorite:

1955 Porsche 356 Speedster



that color would do nicely as well.
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 01:54 PM
 
.........and that girl on the seat next to me...


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Jun 28, 2004, 01:58 PM
 
The new Ford Thunderbird, convertible, in baby blue. A co-worker just bought a black one and I about melted.
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 05:12 PM
 
My dream cars:

2003 Rolls Royce Phantom
1968 Camaro SS with popup air intake (590HP)
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Jun 28, 2004, 05:39 PM
 
black 2004 BMW 645Ci convertable

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Jun 28, 2004, 05:50 PM
 
I don't care that much about cars, but my girlfriend loves '56 Ford T-birds, so I'd want one for her.
     
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Jun 28, 2004, 06:02 PM
 
Originally posted by Ken Masters:
a 5th generation honda prelude

and i have it.

So the dream is over....over i tell you.
Fellow Prelude owner reporting in! (4th gen, but hey!)

Dream Car: Nissan Skyline (R34)

     
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Jun 28, 2004, 06:12 PM
 
I'll add my humble favorite...


Honda S2000

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Jun 28, 2004, 07:07 PM
 
Any Ferrari 410 Superamerica

I think they made 30 of 'em.

     
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Jun 28, 2004, 07:11 PM
 


Well, it's not like I could really have a car in manhattan anyway...
     
 
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