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Cars We Drive!

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Bert1568, Jul 18, 2006.

  1. Beckwith

    Beckwith Senior member

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    Even though I don't live in Manhattan, 4 of my last 5 cars were purchased there. I find the deals at the "factory" showrooms to beat any local competition.

     
  2. TimelesStyle

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    Sounds like it's significantly more cost effective to rent one for the weekend any time you want one (and buy the "I really can afford my own Ferrari; it's just too big a pain in the ass to own" t-shirt).
     
  3. GreenFrog

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    In an ideal world, cost effectiveness wouldnt be a major consideration when deciding on a super car.

    AKA gotta be a balla
     
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  4. TC (Houston)

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    Very cool! I actually went the other direction. Had 2 modern 911s before I decided I wanted to buy my childhood dream car and burn a pile of money. LOL The sad thing is that 911s don't really do it for me anymore.
     
  5. TimelesStyle

    TimelesStyle Senior member

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    Sort of like going back to just holding hands?
     
  6. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Senior member

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    This would piss me the fk off.

    take pics, fine, but you really gonna sit on the car?
     
  7. brokencycle

    brokencycle Senior member

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    I saw a guy sit on a guy's Ducati while a friend took pictures a couple weeks ago.
     
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  8. Find Finn

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    The guy in the 6x6 is the Pagani owners security guard.

    [VIDEO][/VIDEO]
     
  9. GreenFrog

    GreenFrog Senior member

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    That makes me go :fu:

    Stupid bints
     
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  10. poorsod

    poorsod Senior member

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    I saw this in Paris last year. Hard to take a picture of it without someone in the way. You guys know the model?

    [​IMG]

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  11. oneeightyseven

    oneeightyseven Senior member

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    why do people feel the need to pose on, and take pictures with, cars that are not theirs? I will never understand.
     
  12. idfnl

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    They're stupid.
     
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  13. oneeightyseven

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    looks like a Ferrari 275GTB. Beautiful, beautiful machine.

    edit: it appears that this model came with a V12. wow.

    edit 2: apparently some of these have sold in excess of $1,000,000. Assuming this was not a kit-car, you have seen a unicorn.
     
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  14. Find Finn

    Find Finn Senior member

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    When you find out let me know, I went to a car show last summer, where Ferrari had a stand with big signs "Please, don't touch the cars" and people still put their greasy paws all over them.
     
  15. Piobaire

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    People that have never had nice things do not understand what it's like to have some asshole damage your nice thing so feel free to act out their Twitter fantasies.
     
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  16. oneeightyseven

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    What I struggle with is the purpose of it all.

    Are they somehow augmenting their image because, by sheer happenstance, they were in the same location as somebody else who has the means to afford a vehicle like that? Or are they trying to portray the implication that they somehow own said vehicle? I see this a lot with the millennial generation and social media, and the question often crosses my mind. I will see an instagram-famous girl, whom I know drives a C-class, posing on/in the driver's seat of a {insert exotic luxury vehicle here}.

    I wholly agree that there is a sort of dissonance with regards to the the impact of their actions because they have never been in the position (nor have I, but I tend to respect other people's property)
     
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  17. Piobaire

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    I think it's just lack of frame of reference. Being a StyFo dood you have to own some nice clothes. Ever have someone with greasy or otherwise dirty hands try to touch your clothes? When I first started dressing better I found ties were a magnet for greasy fingers and now make all attempts to not have people touch them. It's just not in their mind that they might damage something nice through their actions as they've never had an object they strove to acquire and had it ruined/damaged by the thoughtless actions of another.
     
  18. HRoi

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    Hey, 187 is back
     
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  19. TC (Houston)

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    @piob, no comments on the new RR, I'm hurt! Lol. Hope you're doing well my friend.
     
  20. Piobaire

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    Hey, bud, I put one in the thumbs comment! It looks great and I'm way jelly of that juicy SC engine.
     

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